Essay on Ba365 Intro to Operations Management
a) A hospital emergency room averages 50 patients per shift. A shift is 8 hours long, and the average patient requires 20 minutes in the exam room.
8*60/20 =24 would equal the number of patients for a 8 hour shift
Average number of patients=50
b) Discuss whether you think a 30% capacity cushion is appropriate for a hospital emergency room. What factors would consider when setting this cushion?
A 30%cushion the number of room required would equal (50(1+0.3)/24) =50*1.3/24=2.7 =>3 rooms
1 room would be required to maintain the 30% capacity cushion.
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How do television stations/networks handle unexpected events or long delays in a game? What is the equivalent of inventory for if something goes wrong?
Having a small Television station here where I live I had the pleasure of knowing one of the producers .They have preplanned just for this type of a event they begin with having additional ads at low cost rates to pass along to sponsors. If the ad is needed it will be billed at a later time. They also have footage of the game to re-air like the highlight reel along with interviews. They always have reporters and camera men on standby to grab a quick interview from either the coaching staff or the fans watching. Everyone wants a chance to get