Reduce Unique ICDs by Redesigning the Product or the Process

The objective of this activity is to reduce the number of ICDs by reducing the occurrence of an ICD in producing a unit of Output, or by reducing the number of separate ICDs used in the Output. A unique ICD is one of the key activities in the work center's contribution to the final product (O). It is separate and distinct from any other activity in the work center. For example, the fastening of a part onto a subassembly and a quality control check of the subassembly would be unique ICDs.

B. Redesign the process of producing the ICD or Output

Change the process used to produce the ICD or Output to eliminate activities.

6. Reduce use of Purchases and Capital ICDs

Reduce Capital ICDs:

No. Industry SIC Year Notes
1 0 2004 Firm's don't trade on inside information. What we have in mind is not illegal or even unethical but it is a big profit opportunity. The puzzle is why firms don't use their inside information to sell rivals short when they have information that won't be good news for their rivals. But by selling rivals short and buying puts, it might have been able to capture 2% to 5% of the market shift.

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