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Which of the competitive dimension is the capability to change the scope of product that firms can product

flexibility and new product introduction

The Goods-Services continuum consists of which set of the following categories?

Pure goods, core goods, core services, pure service

Which of the following is defined as core goods?

data storage systems

What is the term to achieve high volume production using minimal inventories of parts

JIT

Which of the following is not a major strategic operational competitive dimension that forms a company's competitive position?

Management acument

Which of the following is partial measure of productivity?

output/materials

Which of the following is a total measure of productivity?

output/inputs

If all you knew about a production system was the total daily output was 400 units and the total labor necessary to produce the 400 units was 350 hours, what kind of productivity measure could you use to compute productivity?

partial measure

The total output from a production system in one day is 500 units and the total labor necessary to produce the 500 units is 250 hours. Using the appropriate productivity measure, which of the following numbers represents the resulting productivity ratio?

400/350= 1.429

Various financial data for SunPath Manufacturing for 2012 and 2013 are as follows:


What is the percentage change in SunPath's total productivity measure between 2012 and 2013?

2.4%

Which of the following is the production ramp up phase?

product is made using the intended production system

Which of the following is not an example of process-intensive products?

semiconductors

Which of the following is not a typical phases of product development?

value engineering

Semiconductors are produced in a continuous process at a high volume rather than a discrete process. What type of product is this?

process-intensive product

A project starts out as a statement of work. What is a work breakdown structure?

A definition of hierarchy of project tasks, subtasks, and work packages.

A series of projects that are organized in such a way that each project utilizes people from different functional areas is using which of the following organizational structures

matrix project

You are looking at a chart that the terms BCWS, BCWP, and AC indicating lines on the chart. What kind of chart is this?

EVM Chart

You have just performed CPM analysis and have found that more than one path through the project network has zero slack values. What can you conclude?

More that one path is optimal

Capacity is NOT

the number of cars that can be produced in manufacturing

In capacity flexibility, what flexibility is related to economies of scope?

flexible process

Which of the following models uses schematic model sequence of steps in a problem and the conditions and consequences of each step?

Decision trees

Compared with a service operation, a manufacturing operations capacity is which of the following?

More capable of reacting to demand fluctuations

What is an important difference between capacity planning in services and capacity planning in manufacturing operations?

all of these

You have just timed a person doing a job a few times. The first time it took the person 25 minutes, the second time it took 20 minutes, and the third time it took the person 17.55 minutes. Which learning curve unit improvement factor should you use?

80%

Which of the following is not considered a major work flow structure?

fabricaiton

Using the assembly-line balancing procedure, which of the following is the theoretical minimum number of workstations if the task times for the six tasks that make up the job are 4,6,7,2,6, and 5 minutes, and the cycle time is 10 minutes?

30/10=3

Sensitivity analysis of the base case financial model is

all of the above are correct

QFD is not

quality fact development

The sequence to develop a house of quality is

customer requirements


importance to customer


competitive evaluation


technical characteristices


correlation


relations between


techincal evaluation


importance weigh

VA/VE is

seeing the value in the end product

DFMA is

seeing the value in the design stage

Capacity is

all of the above are correct

Which of the following models uses a schematic model of the sequence of steps in a problem and the conditions and consequences of each step?

decision trees

Compared with a service operation, a manufacturing operations capacity is which of the following?

demand can be smoothed by inventory policies

What is an important difference between capacity planning in services as contrasted to capacity planning in manufacturing operations?

all of the above

Which of the following computational methods are used to calculate learning curve statistics?

logarithms

The first and second timings of a person doing a job are 20 minutes and 18 minutes respectively, what is the learning-adjusted time estimate for unit number 40?

11.4 minutes

A company can product a small lot of products the first time at a cost of $15,000. If their 60% learning curve allows them to reduce their costs on each lot, what is the total cost of producing 10 lots?

$57,195