Mass Production Company makes wheels for Hot Wheels cars. They produce thousands of wheels each day using hundreds of machines, each machine operated by two employees. The machines operate almost continuously and break down often. Mass Production Company is considering requiring machine operators to perform regular maintenance and minor repairs on the machine they operate.
1) What benefits might Mass Production gain from this course of action?
2) What problems might arise from this course of action?
3) Is there any other information that Mass production should consider in making the decision to embark on this course of action?