Case | HBS Case Collection | June 1989 (Revised July 2006)

Chaircraft Corporation, 1988

by Steven C. Wheelwright


Illustrates the difficulty of effective production planning and production control in a multistage production process affected by seasonal demand. A rewritten version of an earlier case by S.C. Wheelwright.

Keywords: Governance Controls; Demand and Consumers; Production; Performance Effectiveness; Planning;


Wheelwright, Steven C. "Chaircraft Corporation, 1988." Harvard Business School Case 689-082, June 1989. (Revised July 2006.)