Operations Management

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Operations Management

Chapter 11 - Practice


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Operations Managers
    • A. 

      Are responsible for marketing the products

    • B. 

      Make sure that products are produced efficiently, that products and services are marketed to maximize sales, and that the company is earning profit

    • C. 

      Do the financial planning for the company

    • D. 

      Are responsible for developing the IT operations of the company

  • 2. 
    The activities of the operations managers include
    • A. 

      Choosing a process for producing the company;s goods or services

    • B. 

      Selecting a production site

    • C. 

      Laying out the production facility

    • D. 

      Designing production worker's jobs and planning day-to-day production operations

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    An operating system consists of
    • A. 

      The processes and activities needed to market the products

    • B. 

      The processes and activities needed to operate the equipments

    • C. 

      The processes and activities needed to produce goods or services

    • D. 

      The processes and activities associated with HR

  • 4. 
    Operating System
    • A. 

      Transform labor and raw materials into goods or services

    • B. 

      MS Dos, Windows, Unix, Linux

    • C. 

      Operate on the machines

    • D. 

      Monitoring the sales of the company

  • 5. 
    The operating system that runs their assembly lines all the time
    • A. 

      Job production

    • B. 

      Continuous-Flow operations system

    • C. 

      Handle the products in batch mode

    • D. 

      Each team experts process the products

  • 6. 
    CAD - Computer Aided Design
    • A. 

      Is using computers to engineer products

    • B. 

      Is using computers to actually produce the products

    • C. 

      Is using computers to integrate all manufacturing operations into a single, smoothly operating manufacturing system

    • D. 

      Uses computers to design their products

  • 7. 
    Computer-Integrated Manufacturing
    • A. 

      Is using computers to engineer products

    • B. 

      Is using computers to actually produce the products

    • C. 

      Is using computers to integrate all manufacturing operations into a single, smoothly operating manufacturing system

    • D. 

      Uses computer technology to produce products

  • 8. 
    This technogy is used to analyze the performance of a product under different conditions
    • A. 

      CAD

    • B. 

      CIM

    • C. 

      CAM

    • D. 

      CAE

  • 9. 
    Selection of an operating system is known as
    • A. 

      Process selection

    • B. 

      Product selection

    • C. 

      Equipment selection

    • D. 

      Site selection

  • 10. 
    Materials Handling System is the
    • A. 

      Network that receives, stores, and moves materials between processing points within a factory

    • B. 

      Process of planning the physical arrangement of a facility and materials

    • C. 

      Handling the materials by the employees

    • D. 

      Inventory system

  • 11. 
    Groups equipment and staff based on the various steps involved in producing a product
    • A. 

      Process layout

    • B. 

      Fixed position layout

    • C. 

      Product layout

    • D. 

      Building layout

  • 12. 
    Groups together equipment and staff that perform similar functions
    • A. 

      Process layout

    • B. 

      Product layout

    • C. 

      Fixed-position layout

    • D. 

      Building layout

  • 13. 
    In this kind of layout the product is too large to move and remains in one place.
    • A. 

      Fixed postion layout

    • B. 

      Process layout

    • C. 

      Product layout

    • D. 

      Building layout

  • 14. 
    --describes the work an individual or group of individuals is supposed to perform
    • A. 

      Skill variety

    • B. 

      Task identity

    • C. 

      Task significance

    • D. 

      Autonomy

    • E. 

      Job design

  • 15. 
    Production planning involves
    • A. 

      Aggregate production planning, resource allocation, acitivity scheduling

    • B. 

      Formulating, implementing and evaluating

    • C. 

      What, why and how of day to day operations

    • D. 

      Skill variety, task identity, task significance

  • 16. 
    The agency in US that inspects workplaces to ensure that they comply with safety regularionts
    • A. 

      OHSA

    • B. 

      OSHA

    • C. 

      OSA

    • D. 

      OHSA

  • 17. 
    Loading and dispatching are
    • A. 

      Loading and dispatching the goods

    • B. 

      Loading the goods in the truck and dispatching them to the destination

    • C. 

      Assigning a job to a factory or department and scheduling of eaach task that is performed in the factory

  • 18. 
    Job production method is used
    • A. 

      In a designer ware factory

    • B. 

      In a restaurant where they keep foods ready to be delivered

    • C. 

      In a plant where they make planes

  • 19. 
    Describe the five key characteristics of Job Designs. 
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