|... whether or not extra detail work is required||2|
|Rush||whether or not the job was a rush order||2|
|Manager||supervising production manager||5|
|Music||type of music played during production||3|
|Shift||day or night shift||2|
|Plant||new or old plant||2|
Figuring that breakdowns introduce a fixed cost (that is, there is a fixed cost per breakdown rather than per unit), they also added the variable Breakdown/Unit. Finally, conversations with employees suggested that work slowed down if a plant got too hot or too cold. So they added the variable
Sq Temp Deviation gets larger the farther room temperature drifts from 75 degrees. When combined with the variables listed in ...