This tender game consists of four teams, which may be two to four students. (Several games can be played simultaneousely.) Each team operates a printing press which has a capacity of forty hours per week plus overtime. The case is budgeted costs, say the are likely to be variable. Teams to provide lists of jobs and schedule the work to win them. Too much work caused late penalties and two small leaves unused capacity. Four rounds of bidding are planned and at the end of each team com … Read more »

This tender game consists of four teams, which may be two to four students. (Several games can be played simultaneousely.) Each team operates a printing press which has a capacity of forty hours per week plus overtime. The case is budgeted costs, say the are likely to be variable. Teams to provide lists of jobs and schedule the work to win them. Too much work caused late penalties and two small leaves unused capacity. Four rounds of bidding are planned and at the end of each team calculates its profit and loss account.
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Mark E. Haskins,
William Rotch
Source: Darden School of Business
14 pages.
Release date: 06 February 2004. Prod #: UV1716-PDF-ENG
Graphics, Inc. HBR case solution

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