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    Does layout make a difference? Discuss a time when the layout of a facility impeded a process with which you were involved. Discuss a time when a layout made it easier for a process to be completed.

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    Layout is very important in any business process and if the layout is not effectively implemented, it can lead to serious business implications. Imagine a factory which produces cane furniture, and other carpentered items like futons, beds, etc. Clearly, the most important component is the wood, and the inflow of raw wood and outflow of manufactured products should occur in an unobstructed manner. Now if the factory lays out its main gate for taking wood in ...

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    This solution of 305 words explains the importance of a facility layout and gives two real-life examples of when a layout impeded a process and when it made it easier for a process to be completed.