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Kidsclub Kids Wear Limited

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Kidsclub Kidswear Limited

 

Mansi Arora (Mansi), a 28 years oldmanagement post-graduate, was passionate about apparels for kids. Living in a joint family, she had several cousins who came to her for dress designs. She observed that most of the readymade dresses available in the market were attractive at first sight, but minimal creativity or design.

Coming from a business family, she decided to merge her interest with a business opportunity – that of making creative and attractive apparels for kids. In December 2013, she started an apparel manufacturing company, Kidsclub Kidswear Limited, which specialized in winter clothing including parka and goose overcoats, insulated pants and gloves............

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Kidsclub Kidswear Limited

 

Prerequisite Conceptual Understanding

  • • Linear Programming Model
  • • Richard I. Levin and David S. Rubin, “Chapter 2: Grouping and Displaying Data to Convey Meaning: Tables and Graphs”, Statistics for Management, 7th Edition, Pearson Education, 2008

 

Synopsis

This case allows exposition to Linear Programming (LP). It details an entrepreneur – Mansi Arora’s (Mansi) operations issue of optimal utilization of resources in her company, Kidsclub Kidswear Limited. Mansi has to pay penalty for the undelivered items for her new contract. How could she optimally utilize the resources? Could Varun Arora, her cousin, help her in this regard?

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • • LP model and its business applications
  • • Use LP model for decision dilemmas

 

Assignment Questions

  • I. Discuss LP model and its help in making good decisions.
  • II. Discuss how Varun helped Mansi using LP model in optimum utilization of resources.

 

Teaching Plan

The Teaching Note follows a defined Teaching Plan [Annexure (TN)-I], to assist the faculty in conducting the classroom discussion...........

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Abstract


This case allows exposition to Linear Programming (LP). It details an entrepreneur - Mansi Arora's (Mansi) operations issue of optimal utilization of resources in her company, Kidsclub Kidswear Limited. Mansi has to pay penalty for the undelivered items for her new contract. How could she optimally utilize the resources? Could Varun Arora, her cousin, help her in this regard?


Pedagogical Objectives

  • To understand the LP model and its business applications
  • To discuss how to use LP model for decision dilemmas



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