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1.

Question :

(TCO 4) The Dulac Box plant produces 400 cypress packing boxes
in on two-person assembly line during a 10-hour shift. What is the labor
productivity of this assembly line?

20 boxes/labor hour

25 boxes/labor hour

50 boxes/labor hour

250 boxes/labor hour

500 boxes/labor hour

Instructor
Explanation:

400
boxes/(10 hours x 2 people) = 400 boxes/20 labor hours = 20 boxes/labor
hour
(Formula 1.1, Chapter 1, pages 20 and 21, and Solved Problems)

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2.

Question :

(TCO 4) Susan has a part-time “cottage industry”
producing seasonal plywood yard ornaments for resale at local craft fairs
and bazaars. She currently works a total of 5 hours per day to produce 15
ornaments. She thinks that by redesigning the ornaments and switching from
use of a wood glue to a hot glue gun, she can increase her total production
to 20 ornaments per day. What is her percentage increase in productivity?

33%

100%

150%

200%

Instructor
Explanation:

15
ornaments/5 hours = 3 ornaments per hour; 20 ornaments/5 hours = 4
ornaments per hour; 4/3 = 1.33; 133% or 33% increase (Formula 1.1. Chapter
1, page 14, and Solved Problems)

Question 1.1.(TCO
10) Match the following terms with their correct definitions.
(Points : 10)

Potential Matches:

1 :Studies &
improves operator and/or equipment utilization

2 :Analyzes the movement
of hands and feet

3 :Uses schematics to
investigate movement of people or materials

4 :Focuses on how a job
is done

5 :Shows the economy of
motion

:Flow
diagram

:Micro
motion

:Activity
chart

:Operations
chart

:Methods
analysis

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3.

Question :

(TCO 4) Barbara has her own business as a dressmaker. She
makes custom dresses for all occasions. During a year she can make 400
dresses. She currently works 50 weeks a year. What is her productivity?

0.25 dresses/week

4 dresses/week

5 dresses/week.

8 dresses/week

Instructor
Explanation:

400
dresses/50 weeks = 8 dresses/week (Formula 1.1, Chapter 1, pages 20 and 21,
and Solved Problems)

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4.

Question :

(TCO 4) The Dulac Box plant produces 500 cypress packing boxes
in two 8-hour shifts. The use of new technology has enabled them to
increase productivity by 50%. Productivity is now approximately _____.

32.55 boxes per hour

40.6 boxes per hour

46.875 boxes per
hour

81.25 boxes per hour

300 boxes per hour

Instructor
Explanation:

500
crates x 150% = 500 x 1.50 = 750 crates/16 hours; 750 crates/16 = 46.875
crates/hour (Formula 1.1, Chapter 1, pages 20 and 21, Solved Problems)

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5.

Question :

(TCO 2) The action plan to achieve the existence of any
organization is described by its _____.

strategy

mission

policies

SWOT Analysis

Instructor
Explanation:

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6.

Question :

(TCO 2) Which of the following activities takes place once the
mission has been established?

The firm develops
alternative or back-up missions in case the original mission fails.

Strategy and
implementation can begin.

The functional areas
develop their supporting missions.

The 10 OM decision
areas are prioritized.

Operational tactics
are developed.

Instructor
Explanation:

Chapter
2

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7.

Question :

(TCO 2) Which of the following are the three areas that are
significant in improving productivity?

Basic education,
diet of the labor force, and social overhead that makes labor available
such as water, sanitation, transportation, and so on

Global competition,
cost differentiation, rapid response, unique products

Marketing,
accounting, finance, operations management

Labor, capital, and
management

Instructor
Explanation:

Chapter
1

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8.

Question :

(TCO 1) Walter Shewhart is listed among the important people
of operations management because of his contributions to which of the
following?

Quality control

Measuring the
productivity in the service sector

Just-in-time
inventory methods

Statistical sampling

Instructor
Explanation:

Chapter
1

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9.

Question :

(TCO 1) What are the five elements in the management process?

Plan, direct,
organize, pricing, and supervise

Accounting/finance,
marketing, operations, and management

Organize, plan,

All of the above

None of the above

Instructor
Explanation:

Chapter
1: Plan, Organize, Staff, Lead, and Control

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10.

Question :

(TCO 2) Which of the following does not represent a reason for
globalizing operations?

Reduce costs

Improve supply chain

Understand new
markets

Attract and retain
global talent

None of the above

Instructor
Explanation:Continue part 2

1.

Question :

(TCO 1) Mass customization and rapid product development
were identified as current trends in modern manufacturing operations.
What is the relationship, if any, between these trends? Please cite two
examples.

Instructor
Explanation:

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2.

Question :

(TCO 1) Provide at least five ways services differ from
goods.

Instructor Explanation:

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see page 10 in the
text book

3.

Question :

(TCO 2) Identify and explain the four basic global
operations strategies.

Instructor Explanation:

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see pages 46-47 in
the text.

4.

Question :

(TCO 2) Explain how a company can achieve a competitive

Instructor
Explanation:

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5.

Question :

(TCO 2) Define core competencies. Please provide an
example for two organizations.

Instructor
Explanation:

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See page 43 for
text book defination.

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