A goods producing location decision would stress the importance of utility and

A goods producing location decision would stress the

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several points of demand. A goods-producing location decision would stress the importance of utility and labor costs.
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A service or retail organization would use the traffic counts technique to make a location decision. Your desire to run your own automobile company takes you to Detroit because it is advantageous to have proximity to competitors CHAPTER 9 In process-oriented and fixed-position layouts, it is important to minimize the costs of material handling. A major assumption of stability of demand is important for justifying which of the following layout types? product layout A fixed-position layout addresses the layout requirements of large, bulky, projects such as ships and buildings. A process-oriented layout deals with low-volume, high-variety production. A product-oriented layout seeks the best personnel and machine utilization in repetitive or continuous production. A big advantage of a process-oriented layout is its flexibility. The "A" on an office relationship chart means absolutely necessary. Cross-docking avoids placing the materials or supplies in storage by processing them as they are received for shipment. Generally the goal of assembly line balancing is to minimize imbalance between machines or persons while meeting a required output from the line. A permanent product-oriented arrangement of machines and personnel in what is ordinarily a process- oriented facility is called a focused work center. Work cells typically have reduced investment in machinery and equipment. When warehouses add value to the product through component modification, repair, labeling and packaging, they are engaging in the practice of customizing. The servicescape consideration that addresses customer circulation path planning and aisle characteristics is spatial layout and functionality. CHAPTER 10 Job enrichment includes some of the planning and control necessary for job accomplishment. The difference between job enrichment and job enlargement is that enlarged jobs contain a larger number of similar tasks, while enriched jobs include some of the planning and control necessary for job accomplishment.
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