Ivey Publishing

Product Details

Fisher & Paykel Limited
Product Number:
9A97D015
Publication Date:
12/03/1997
Revised Date:
02/03/2010
Length:
5 pages (5 pages of text)
Product Type:
Case (Field)
Source:
Ivey
On February 9, 1995, the purchasing officer at Fisher & Paykel Limited in Auckland, New Zealand, was preparing for the next meeting of the evaporator pad cover team. Recent supply problems had threatened to close down the refrigerator assembly line and the purchasing officer's task was to propose a workable and cost effective solution.
Learning Objective:
The basic issues covered in this case are: capacity management; order quantity determination; supply chain management; inventory management; project team management; process analysis; make or buy and outsourcing; reengineering.
Issues:
Disciplines:
International,  Operations Management
Industries:
Manufacturing
Setting:
New Zealand, Medium, 1995
Intended Audience:
Undergraduate/MBA
Price:
$5.30 CAD / $5.00 USD Printed Copy
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Permissions
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Digital Download
Associated Materials
Translations: Traditional Chinese (10 pages) , Simplified Chinese (6 pages)
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