Management of Waiting Lines

Many businesses utilize waiting lines to manage customer service. For example, banks, amusement parks, supermarket checkouts, fast food restaurants, call centers, check-in counters at airports, emergency departments of hospitals, and so many more. In the course of your week, consider an experience you had that led to a temporary demand for service that exceeded capacity, for example, variation in service duration or arrival rates, which led to a waiting line.Explain common measures of system performance and which of the common measures may be useful for the business where you experienced a waiting line. Detail why that measure would be useful, and develop a strategy to minimize the waiting line while minimizing cost. Develop a calculation to aid the business in making their operational choices.Embed course material concepts, principles, and theories, which require supporting citations along with at least two scholarly, peer-reviewed reference in supporting your answer. Keep in mind that these scholarly references can be found in the Digital Library by conducting an advanced search specific to scholarly references.

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