The Red Lobster sells fresh seafood. Red Lobster receives daily shipments of farm-raised fish from a nearby supplier. Each fish cost $2.50 and is sold for $4.00. To maintain its reputation for freshness, at the end of the day Red Lobster sells any leftover fish to a local pet food manufacturer for$1.55 each. The owner of the Red Lobster wants to determine how many fish to order each day. Historically, the daily demand for fish is:
Demand
10
11
12
13
14
15
Probability
0.10
0.15
0.20
0.17
0.23
Construct the payoff table and answer the following:
(C-1) What decision should be made under the optimistic approach?
(C-2) What decision should be made under the min/max regret approach?
(C-3) What decision should be made under the expected value approach?
(C-4) How much should the owner of Red Lobster be willing to pay to obtain a demand forecast that is 100% accurate?