STRAYER BUS430 WEEK 6 QUIZ 5 LATEST 2016 JANUARY

Question 1

3 out of 3 points

The determination of specific job tasks and responsibilities is called ____.

 a. Job design

b. Ergonomics

c. Job enlargement

d. Job enrichment

Question 2

3 out of 3 points

A ____ layout consists of a functional grouping of equipment or activities that do similar work.

a. Product

b. Process

c. Cellular

d. Fixed position

Question 3

3 out of 3 points

Which of the following is not a common approach for designing process layouts?

a. CRAFT

b. ALDEP

c. NIOSH

d. CORELAP

Question 4

0 out of 3 points

Which type of layout is best for high volumes of demand with few if any setups/changeovers?

a. Product

b. Process

c. Cellular

d. Fixed position

Question 5

3 out of 3 points

A(n) ____ performs entire jobs rather than specialized, assembly line work.

a. Virtual team

b. Self-managed team

c. Natural work team

d. Ergonomic team

Question 6

3 out of 3 points

For a given cycle time in line balancing, assembly-line efficiency can be increased by

a. Speeding the line

b. Slowing the line

c. Decreasing the number of work stations

d. Increasing the number of work stations

Question 7

3 out of 3 points

Assembly line balancing

a. Is a one-time activity.

b. Tries to minimize the production rate for a given number of work stations.

c. Tries to minimize the number of work stations for a given production rate.

d. Attempts to load work into early work stations.

Question 8

3 out of 3 points

Which one of the following fits best with process layout?

a. Skilled workers

b. Standardization

c. Specialized equipment

d. Little work-in-process inventories

Question 9

3 out of 3 points

All of the following are common objectives of layout studies except

a. Minimize delays in materials handling and customer movement

b. Minimize the number of workstations

c. Provide for good housekeeping and maintenance

d. Maintain flexibility

Question 10

3 out of 3 points

____ is vertical expansion of job duties to give the worker more responsibility.

a. Job enlargement

b. Job rotation

c. Job enrichment

d. Job design

Question 11

3 out of 3 points

The production of large goods such as airplanes is best accomplished using a ____ layout.

a. product

b. process

c. Cellular

d. Fixed position

Question 12

3 out of 3 points

An assembly line with 28 activities is to be balanced. The total amount of time required for all 28 activities is 39 minutes. The line will operate for 450 minutes per day. What must the cycle time be to achieve an output rate of 400 units/day?

a. 1.39 minutes

b. 11.54 minutes

c. 1.125 minutes

d. 0.89 minutes

Question 13

3 out of 3 points

____ set their own goals and inspect their own work, often hire their own replacements and prepare their own budgets.

a. Virtual teams

b. Enlarged teams

c. Socio-technical teams

d. Self-managed teams

Question 14

3 out of 3 points

The typical layout of facilities in a hospital would be an example of a ____ layout.

a. product

b. process

c. Cellular

d. Fixed position

Question 15

3 out of 3 points

A ____ layout is an arrangement based on the sequence of operations that are performed during the manufacturing of a good or the delivery of a service.

a. product

b. process

c. Cellular

d. Fixed position

Question 16

3 out of 3 points

Factors such as managers' preferences, services and taxes, available transportation systems, banking services and environmental impacts would be most closely related to which level of the facility location hierarchy?

a. Global (National) location

b. Regional location

c. District or community location

d. Local site selection

Question 17

3 out of 3 points

The weights typically used in the center-of-gravity method are

a. Transportation costs

b. Distances

c. Volumes of goods

d. Times

Question 18

3 out of 3 points

The Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) Model function that entails procuring goods and services to meet planned or actual demand is called ____.

a. Plan

b. Source

c. Make

d. Deliver

Question 19

3 out of 3 points

The Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) Model function that entails all order management activities from processing customer orders to routing shipments, managing goods at distribution centers and invoicing the customer is called ____.

a. Return

b. Source

c. Make

d. Deliver

Question 20

3 out of 3 points

Which of the following is not a basic function of the Supply Chain Operations Reference (SCOR) model?

a. source

b. make

c. deliver

d. control

Question 21

3 out of 3 points

The metric "perfect order fulfillment" is often used to measure ____.

a. Delivery reliability
b. Responsiveness
c. Supply chain efficiency
d. Supply chain financial performance

Question 22

3 out of 3 points

Which one of the following is not directly related to a supply chain?

a. Distribution center
b. Inventory
c. Promotion/Advertising
d. Supplier

Question 23

3 out of 3 points

A(n) ____ seeks to balance capacity and demand, might use only a few large distribution centers, and minimize costs of routing products from factories to retail stores and customers.

a. Responsive supply chain
b. Efficient supply chain
c. Push system
d. Pull system

Question 24

3 out of 3 points

A firm that specializes in certain types of goods-producing activities, such as customized design, manufacturing, assembly, and packaging, and works for end users is called a ____.

a. Responsive supply chain
b. Contract manufacturer
c. Distribution center
d. Vendor-managed inventory supplier

Question 25

3 out of 3 points

A contract manufacturer can offer significant competitive advantages. Which one of the following is not an advantage of using a contract manufacturer?

a. Access to advanced manufacturing technologies
b. Faster product time-to-market
c. Lower costs from economies of scale
d. Standardized design

Question 26

3 out of 3 points

A push system

a. can adjust easily to poor forecasts
b. is more appropriate for make-to-order items
c. can reduce transportation costs by using full-truckload shipments
d. works best with variable sales patterns

Question 27

3 out of 3 points

The point in the supply chain that separates the push system from the pull system is called the

a. Reversal point
b. Push-pull boundary
c. Postponement site
d. Center of gravity

Question 28

3 out of 3 points

The center-of-gravity method takes all the following into account except

a. Location of facilities and markets
b. Demand
c. Transportation costs
d. Service objectives

Question 29

3 out of 3 points

Managing the flow of goods and materials from the customer backward through the supply chain is called

a. Reverse Logistics
b. The Pull System
c. The Push System
d. Response Management

Question 30

3 out of 3 points

____ is the process of delaying product customization until the product is closer to the customer at the end of a supply chain.

a. Postponement
b. Sourcing
c. Deferral
d. Multisite management

 

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