A service has five tasks, performed in sequence.  In the instance when there is more than one worker assigned to a task, each worker performs the entire task and they both can be working on different “items” at the same time.   Task Task time per worker Number of workers 1 2 minutes 1 2 6 minutes 1 3 14 minutes 2 4 4 minutes 1 5 15   minutes 3   What is the capacity (hourly) of the process as a whole?           What is the bottleneck of the process?       What is the throughput time (assuming no wait time)?         Where would you expect customers to wait?

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A service has five tasks, performed in sequence.  In the instance when there is more than one worker assigned to a task, each worker performs the entire task and they both can be working on different “items” at the same time.

 

Task

Task time per worker

Number of workers

1

2 minutes

1

2

6 minutes

1

3

14 minutes

2

4

4 minutes

1

5

15   minutes

3

 

  1. What is the capacity (hourly) of the process as a whole?

 

 

 

 

 

  1. What is the bottleneck of the process?

 

 

 

  1. What is the throughput time (assuming no wait time)?

 

 

 

 

  1. Where would you expect customers to wait?

 

 

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