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(2) Very good. By placing the salads and desserts between the short order
types of foods and the cafeteria line, you have satisfied both customers.
You've decreased our hero's time in the serving facility by reducing the
amount of walking he had to do.
In addition to the new layout, it might also be more convenient to
have milk and beverages in two places rather than them separate.
doing, you would create two traffic patterns which should serve most of the
people without any point of contact, except when picking up salads and
desserts. We feel that eventually those who want short orders will enter by
the doors closest to the short orders and those desiring hot foods will
enter by the other doors.
The suggestions we've made are represented in
It might also help to provide signs outside to direct the
traffic through the proper doors.
Of course, there will still be people who want short orders and large
salads, but other than using only one entry and exit to keep everyone in the
same line, you can't solve the entire problem.
We've provided you with Figure 38.4. This represents the control room
of a nuclear reactor. After the lesson, take a few minutes and see if you
can't rearrange things so that a more efficient pathway can be found. You
can see how important proper arrangement is for this system.
If our hero
had to run back and forth in the power plant control room, he wouldn't be as
effective as he could be.
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(1) Indirectly, you are correct.
But, this regulation does not apply to the
entire DOD. Return to Page 2.