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MGT 3900-005

Turn-in HW Assignment #8

Due March 31

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This homework is an individual assignment. However, you are allowed to discuss it with

your classmates. Show your work on each question in su?cient details. Partial credit will be

given, but no credit will be given for answers whose solution details are not clear. Numerical

mistakes will be partially forgiven, but conceptual mistakes will not. Please turn in your

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1. 10 points In a process there are two servers, who are utilized 80% of the time. It takes two minutes

to process each customer. The arrival rate of customers and processing times of customers each have a

coe?cient of variation = 1.0. On average, how many customers are standing in line?

2. A hair salon has ?ve stylists chairs and four stylists. The customer arrivals average 6 per hour, and the

service times average 30 minutes. The coe?cients of variation of the inter-arrival times and the service

times are both equal to 1.

(a) 20 points Determine the utilization of the four stylists, the average number of customers in the

salon, the average number of customers waiting to be served, and the average customer waiting

time.

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(b) 20 points How will the addition of another stylist a?ect the statistics in the last part?

(c) 10 points Two of the four stylists wish to take their vacations during the same week. What e?ect

will this have?

3. An auto-rental agency has two employees at its service counter. Customers arrive at an average rate

of 18 per hour. The service times mean a service rate of 15 customers per hour. The coe?cients of

variation of the inter-arrival times and the service times are both equal to 1.

(a) 20 points Compute the following measures of service performance for this facility: utilization,

average length of waiting line, average waiting time, and average total time spent in the facility?

(b) 20 points Each additional customer gives the agency \$15 in additional revenue. If the average

waiting time overall could be reduced 75%, two more customers per hour would be drawn from

competing auto-rental agencies. If the budget allows one additional employee, should that employee

be hired for \$12 an hour?

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