Homework Answers Ch 7A e12

Homework Answers Ch 7A e12 - Ask the students to list the...

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CHAPTER 7A FACILITY LAYOUT Review and Discussion Questions 1. What kind of layout is used in a physical fitness center? Process layout—similar equipment or functions are grouped together, such as rowing machines in one area, and weight machines in another. The exercise enthusiasts move through the fitness center, following an established sequence of operations. 7. Consider a department store. Which departments probably should not be located near each other? Would any departments benefit from close proximity?
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Unformatted text preview: Ask the students to list the various types of departments in a department store. For example, typical departments include: women’s clothing, men’s clothing, children’s clothing (both male and female), shoes, health and beauty aids, tools, camping supplies, home supplies, music, toys, etc. There are obvious noncomplimentary departments such as tools and health and beauty aids. An example of complimentary departments would be men’s clothing and shoes. 1...
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course COMMERCE 398 taught by Professor Dale during the Spring '11 term at UBC.

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