Case | HBS Case Collection | August 1997 (Revised February 2009)

Fabritek, 1992

by Janice H. Hammond


Describes a large-volume automotive parts contract in a high-quality machine work company. Quality and delivery problems arise when one of the four men on the job is replaced with a high producer who cannot earn a substantial bonus because of machine interference.

Keywords: Machinery and Machining; Compensation and Benefits; Selection and Staffing; Production; Quality; Manufacturing Industry;


Hammond, Janice H. "Fabritek, 1992." Harvard Business School Case 698-014, August 1997. (Revised February 2009.)