Kent MIS440 chapter 1 quiz (Score 100%)

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Question 1

1. The following supply chain concept was introduced in the 1990's in an attempt to reduce waste and increase performance:

Business Process Reengineering

Offshoring

Vertical Integration

Material Requirement Planning

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Question 2

1. Effective supply chain management relies on competitive bidding, corporate privacy, and contracts based on short-term performance.

True

False 

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Question 3

1. According to the text, the FOUR important elements of the supply chain are:

Purchasing, manufacturing, transportation, retail stores

Purchasing, operations, logistics, integration

Purchasing, manufacturing, logistics, transportation

Purchasing, operations, manufacturing, distribution

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Question 4

1. Which of the following was a popular way in the 1990's of developing radically new business processes in an effort to reduce waste and increase performance?

Business process reengineering

Benchmarking

Process integration

Vertical integration

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Question 5

1. According to the textbook, rapidly changing communication technology makes the development of global partnerships more difficult than in the past.

True

False 

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Question 6

1. Right-shoring refers to:

An expansion of the supply chain

Contraction activities within the supply chain

An increase in the responsiveness of the supply chain

A decrease in the responsiveness of the supply chain

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Question 7

1. Successful modern supply chain management typically includes the practice of:

Keeping high inventories throughout the supply chain

Always purchasing materials with the lowest per unit cost

The sharing of information between supply chain partners

Leadership through the practice of issuing ultimatums to your supply chain partners

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Question 8

1. Assembly or production of finished products, producing the right amount of product, and ensuring that finished products meet specific quality, cost, and customer service requirements are all important issues that are most closely related to:

Purchasing

Operations

Integration

Distribution

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Question 9

1. Improved quality is one benefit of using a lean production system.

True

False 

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Question 10

1. According to the textbook, the keys to successful supply chain management include trust and honest, accurate communications between supply chain partners.

True

False 

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Question 11

1. Which of the following is an illustration of a company that has vertically integrated?

A computer manufacturer that acquires its computer components supplier

A computer manufacturer that acquires warehouses to aid in its product distribution

A computer components supplier that begins to assemble computers for sale to consumers

All of these

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Question 12

1. Trends in supply chain management include increasing inventory levels and considering the elimination of logistics intensive online retailing.

True

False 

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Question 13

1. Which of the following can be classified as a 3PL?

A company that offers warehousing services

A company that offers transportation services

A company that offers customs clearing services

All of these

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Question 14

1. The bullwhip effect is the result of companies producing excessive defective products; defective items are whipped back from the end customer toward the manufacturer of the defect.

True

False 

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Question 15

1. Which of the following is strategy usually employed by lean organizations in an effort to ensure continued quality compliance among suppliers and with internal production facilities?

MRP II

Six Sigma

3PL

CAPS

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Question 16

1. According to the textbook, environmental and social impacts are considered outside of supply chain management.

True

False 

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Question 17

1. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Supply chain management was invented by the auto manufacturing industry

Strategic partnerships are seen as one of the foundations of supply chain management

Purchasing is seen as the final and most difficult step in the supply chain

Service response logistics is the digital distribution of services

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Question 18

1. Which of the following would be considered a third party provider?

A Raw materials supplier

An intermediate component manufacturer

A firm that leases storage warehousing

An end product manufacturer

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Question 19

1. Trucking companies, airfreight shipping companies, and information system providers can all be considered service providers to the supply chain.

True

False 

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Question 20

1. The universally accepted definition of supply chain management is "the management and integration of the parties involved in producing the end items coveted by consumers."

True

False 

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Question 21

1. Which of the following is a reverse logistics activity?

Recycling products and components

Delivering finished goods to your customer

Developing a collaborative relationship with your supplier

Managing the quality of products

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Question 22

1. According to the textbook, supply chains include raw material suppliers, intermediate component manufacturers, end-product manufacturers, wholesale distributors, and retailers.

True

False 

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Question 23

1. A certain supply chain is made up of: Raw Materials Supplier, Components Manufacturer, A firm that manufacturers Sub-assemblies, End Item Manufacturer, Wholesale Distributor, and Local Retail Chain Warehouse.Who is considered the second tier supplier of the firm that manufacturers’ Sub-assemblies?

Raw Materials Supplier

Wholesale Distributor

The final end item consumer

Components Manufacturer

Local Retail Chain Warehouse

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Question 24

1. Which of the following acronyms is NOT paired with its correct "translation?"

TQM, Total Quality Management

JIT, Just-in-Time

MRP, Manufacturing Responsiveness and Planning

ERP, Enterprise Resource Planning

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Question 25

1. According to the textbook, retail stores are considered the focal firms in modern supply chains.

True

False 

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Question 26

1. The term Supply Chain Management and the field of study it represents today seems to have emerged in the:

1980's

1970's

1960's

1990's

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Question 27

1. The following is an example of the bullwhip effect:

Barkley's produces a defective product and thus realizes an excessive increase in consumer returns

Barkley's products are so successful that it adds a new retailer for distribution

Barkley's incorrectly anticipates consumer demand resulting in stockouts at several popular retailers

Barkley's is unhappy with the performance of a distributor which causes a chain-reaction of replacements to companies involved in its supply chain

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Question 28

1. Reverse logistics activities include the return of defective and damaged items to the manufacturer, and the recycling of used packaging.

True

False 

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Question 29

1. Successful supply chain integration occurs when supply chain participants realize that the needs and desires of the end item manufacturer dictate the objectives and policies of all the other supply chain participants.

True

False 

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Question 30

1. According to the textbook, third-party logistics providers (3LPs) do not offer assistance with helping products clear customs.

True

False 

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Question 31

1. Encouraging or helping a firm's suppliers to perform in a desired fashion can be referred to as:

Progressive procurement

Supplier management

Right-shoring

Supply chain performance management

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Question 32

A certain supply chain is made up of: Raw Materials Supplier, Components Manufacturer, A firm that manufacturers Sub-assemblies, End Item Manufacturer, Wholesale Distributor, and Local Retail Chain Warehouse.Who is considered the End Item Manufacturer's second tier supplier?

Raw Materials Supplier

Wholesale Distributor

The final end item consumer

Components Manufacturer

Local Retail Chain Warehouse

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Question 33

1. According to the textbook, a supply chain's end customers are the only true source of income for all supply chain organizations.

True

False 

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Question 34

1. Which of the following acronyms is NOT paired with its correct "translation?"

TQM, Total Quality Management

JIT, Just-in-Time

MRP, Materials Requirements Planning

ERP, Estimated Response Parameters

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Question 35

1. According to the textbook, which of the following statements is TRUE? Consumers buy products based on a combination of:

Cost, quality, manufacturer, and simplicity of use

Cost, quality, availability, and brand

Cost, quality, advertising, store preference, and appearance

Cost, quality, availability, maintainability, and reputation

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Question 36

1. Transportation management, customer relationship management, network design, and service response logistics are all important issues that are most closely related to:

Purchasing

Manufacturing

Integration

Logistics

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Question 37

1. Lean production is typically associated with which of the following company's production systems?

Proctor and Gamble

Toyota

Boeing

Intel

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Question 38

1. Trends in supply chain management include increasing supply chain responsiveness and considering the negative environmental impacts of supply chains.

True

False 

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Question 39

1. According to the textbook, conditions which must be present for successful supply chain management include:

Vertical Integration

Corporate contracts regarding performance expectations

Short-term company focused performance

Cooperation among firms    

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Question 40

1. ISO9000 is a standardized program for certifying suppliers.

True

False 

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Question 41

41. Which of the following is a system that aids in controlling inventory?

MRP

ERP

AARP

Both MRP and ERP

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Question 42

1. The assembly or production of finished products, producing the right amount of product, and ensuring that finished products meet specific quality, cost, and customer service requirements can all be considered elements of operations.

True

False 

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Question 43

1. One operational method for controlling and managing inventory is the implementation of a software system which can be referred to as:

Material requirements planning (MRP)

Demand capacity tracking (DCT)

Inventory sourcing (IS)

Demand process reengineering (DPR)

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Question 44

1. According to the textbook, 'integration' is one of the four supply chain elements.

True

False 

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Question 45

1. According to the textbook, in the 1950's and 1960's, mass production techniques focused on creating supplier partnerships, improving process design and flexibility, and improving product quality.

True

False 

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