OpsMan_Module4Discussion - the business. Thirdly, the...

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Module 04 Discussion - Organizational Layout In one descriptive paragraph, describe the layout of a typical fast-food franchise and address the following questions: What type of layout is it? How does it support productivity? Do different franchises (e.g., Burger King or Wendy's) have different types of layouts? Why? Please make your initial post by midweek, and respond to at least one other student's post by the end of the week. Please check the Course Calendar for specific due dates. The layout of a typical fast-food franchise menu usually fits the following patterns: First of all, the menu they have is basic with items that appeal to everyone. Secondly, the pricing on the menu is low enough most everyone can afford, while at the same time, generating profits for
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Unformatted text preview: the business. Thirdly, the ingredient they use for their menu items are very easy to obtain, which reduces the businesses expenses. Fourthly, and most importantly, the menu items are very simple to prepare using lower-skilled chefs saving the business from having to pay an outrageous wage to their chefs. This is just the menu, the layout of the store allows for quicker customer turnover. The chairs and tables used in fast-food franchises are of a design which encourages a high customer turnover due to the fact they are slightly more uncomfortable than chairs in restaurants. The reason for this is to limit the amount of time each person spends in the seat....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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