Operations Management - Qp9

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 65

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  • 1. 
    The JIT system has been the basis for a broad set of developments in operations management over the past 10 years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Flow can be regulated by the use of kanban.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    With the Kanban system, under capacity scheduling is often practised whereby the master production schedule will allow for a few surplus hours each week.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Housekeeping, is a concept closely related to layout, at least from a lean viewpoint.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Increasing set-up times or changeover times not only increases capacity but also allows flexibility and smaller batches, as we saw in the earlier section on JIT scheduling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Visibility can be classified under several headings which includes:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      Quantity

    • B. 

      Schedule

    • C. 

      Daily communication

    • D. 

      Individual performance

    • E. 

      Operator skill charts

  • 7. 
    Time-based competitiveness has developed out of JIT manufacturing to have a big impact on manufacturing, service, and distribution.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    BPR can be seen as a natural development from ideas such as Kanban, systems analysis, time based competitiveness and total quality.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    To implement BPR usually involves a fundamental examination of company systems.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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