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George Kyparisis makes bowling balls in his Miami plant. With recent increases in his​ costs, he has a newfound interest in efficiency. George is interested in determining the productivity of his organization.  He has the following data representing a month from last year and an equivalent month this​ year:  

       

Last Year

Now

Units Produced      

1,000              

1,000

Labor​ (hours)

300

250

Resin​ (pounds)

60

46

Capital Invested​ ($)

10,000

12,500

Energy​ (BTU)

2,950

2,750

a) What is the labor productivity (bowling balls per hour) last year? What is the labor productivity this year? What is the percentage change in labor productivity? (Your response as a percentage rounded to two decimal place and include a minus sign if necessary).

b) What is the resin productivity (bowling balls per pound) last year? What is the resin productivity this year? What is the percentage change in resin productivity? (Your response as a percentage rounded to two decimal places and include a minus sign if necessary).

c) What is the capital investment productivity (bowling balls per dollar) last year? What is the capital investment productivity this year? What is the percentage change in capital investment productivity? (Your response as a percentage rounded to two decimal places and include a minus sign if necessary).

d) What is the energy productivity (bowling balls per BTU) last year? What is the energy productivity this year? What is the percentage change in energy productivity? (Your response as a percentage rounded to two decimal places and include a minus sign if necessary).

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