NU MGT451 ALL QUIZ

| June 2, 2016

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QUIZ 1

Question 1

The Baldrige Award criteria emphasize all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 2

Inventory decisions and control systems involve:

Question 3

Costs of inspectors, testing, testing equipment, and labs are examples of:

Question 4

The essence of operations management can be described by:

Question 5

The four elements that form the heart of operations strategy include:

Question 6

The four common objectives of operations are:

Quality, cost, delivery, and flexibility

Question 7

Another term used for operations objectives is:

Question 8

A decision has been made that suppliers will be chosen based on quality rather than cost. This is an example of which of the following?

Question 9

Which operations objective does the author suggest as the basis for improvement in the other operations objectives?

Question 10

According to Michael Porter, the generic types of business strategies include:

Question 11

A global corporation has which of the following characteristics?

Question 12

Mean time between product failures:

Question 13

A product’s conformance to specifications:

Question 14

The four decision areas in operations management are:

Question 15

The quality cycle:

Question 16

Which of the following is NOT part of the quality trilogy that Juran advocates?

Question 17

________ is a combination of reliability and maintainability.

Question 18

Which of the quality gurus advocated that organizations should drive out fear from the employees?

QUIZ 2

Question 1
A make-to-order operation would be primarily concerned with:

Question 2

Identify the correct statement from the given choices.

Question 3

An important lesson from the Hayes and Wheelwright product-process matrix is:

Question 4

The type of processing system that has high product variety and medium capital investment is:

Question 5

An example of a business/industry that uses batch flow and makes to stock is:

Question 6

Under lean, the ROI is increased by:

Question 7

Lean emphasizes all of the following except:

Question 8

With regards to suppliers, lean systems typically require:

Question 9

Reducing setup time is important because it:

Question 10

The ideal setup time for a lean system is:

Question 11

The time it takes a container to complete an entire circuit consists of:

Question 12

Reduction of setup time is accomplished by separating internal and external setups and:

Question 13

The market-pull view of new product innovation is to:

Question 14

Which of the following is not part of the new-product development process?

Question 15

Process design:

Question 16

Design for manufacturing involves:

Question 17

A large office that has a typing pool, a copying department, and all the managers in a large suite of offices is an example of:

Question 18

A company makes necklaces with attached letters. Department A manufactures the necklace chains and letters ahead of demand. Department B assembles the necklaces when orders are received. Departments A and B are, respectively:

QUIZ 3

Question 1
0.5 out of 0.5 points

The design and management of seamless, value-added processes across organizational boundaries to meet the real needs of the end customer is called:

· Question 2

0.5 out of 0.5 points

The five measures of supply chain performance are:

· Question 3

0.5 out of 0.5 points

Which of the following is true about vertical integration?

· Question 4

0.5 out of 0.5 points

Which of the following is a way to improve the infrastructure in the supply chain?

· Question 5

0.5 out of 0.5 points

The flow of materials from upstream nodes into a company is called:

· Question 6

0.5 out of 0.5 points

Aggregate planning and scheduling differ in that:

· Question 7

0.5 out of 0.5 points

Scheduling often deals with which three conflicting objectives?

· Question 8

0.5 out of 0.5 points

The overriding problem in batch scheduling is?

· Question 9

0 out of 0.5 points

Finite capacity scheduling assumes which of the following?

· Question 10

0 out of 0.5 points

Which of the following questions is NOT answered by the scheduling system?

· Question 11

1 out of 2 points

In your own words, describe the difference between Outsourcing and Offshoring. Give some examples of both.

· Question 12

1.5 out of 2 points

In your own words, explain what is a Profit Margin? How can Production and Operations Management can help improve a Profit Margin for a company?

QUIZ 4

Question 1
0.5 out of 0.5 points

Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a distinctive competence?

· Question 2

0.5 out of 0.5 points

Quality of design:

· Question 3

0.5 out of 0.5 points

Modular design involves:

· Question 4

0.5 out of 0.5 points

Quality Function Deployment:

· Question 5

0.5 out of 0.5 points

In which phase of the new-product design process are considerations about tradeoffs among product cost, quality, and schedule made?

· Question 6

0.5 out of 0.5 points

For production control, lean pull systems are best suited for:

· Question 7

0.5 out of 0.5 points

Why is production leveled in a lean system?

· Question 8

0.5 out of 0.5 points

Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding supply chain operations?

· Question 9

0.5 out of 0.5 points

Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of changes in structure? (Tip: So, the way to read this question is which of the items below do you believe would NOT be a factor – or is the smallest factor – when deciding on a change to an organization’s entire physical or virtual structure?)

· Question 10

0.5 out of 0.5 points

Which of the following statements is NOT true about supply chain dynamics?

· Question 11

0 out of 0.5 points

A bottleneck is:

· Question 12

0.5 out of 0.5 points

Critical Ratio is:

· Question 13

0.5 out of 0.5 points

Capacity, as opposed to inventory:

· Question 14

0.5 out of 0.5 points

A replenishment-based system derives orders from:

· Question 15

0.5 out of 1 points

In your own words, what is the difference between a Global Market versus Global Production?

· Question 16

0 out of 1 points

In your own words, why does the production (or “Consumer Packaged Goods”) and retail industries currently get the most benefit of RFID implementation?

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