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1. Is required to design a generalized production schedule. (Points : 1)
WIP
JIT
Aggregate planning
None of the above


2. _____ means that there is no good forecast for the probabilities of demand and/or lead-time distributions. (Points : 1)
Uncertainty
Strong predictability
Certainty
Low risk



3. Backordered work is shown as (Points : 1)
positive inventory.
negative inventory.
cumulative inventory.
rework.

1. _____ is achieved by collecting and lumping information about all items to be produced
together. These items require common production materials and facilities. (Points : 1)
Strategic planning
Detailed scheduling
Company planning
Aggregate planning



2. An appropriate inventory cost analysis must be used to (Points : 1)
increase material and production costs.
determine whether a discount should be taken.
compensate for overtime production.
compute carrying costs of competitive companies.



3. The fundamental theorem of linear programming (LP) can best be described as (Points :1)
the theoretical foundation of a pioneering aggregate-planning model that uses nonlinear costs for its resource constraints.
a basic constraint derived from the mathematical structure of the linear programming model that limits the number of active scheduling assignments.
a sensitivity threshold limiting the investigation of the effects of altering supply capacities and demand requirements for aggregate planning.
a search limitation on finding the minimum total cost along the scale that starts with smooth production and ends with perfect matching of supply and demand.

1. When there is a large amount of demand fluctuation, a variable workforce capability is appealing but there are offsetting costs, which include the areas of: (Points : 1)
Information Systems
Human Resource management
Both a and b
None of the above


2. Processing costs that are associated with running the inventory system are referred to as
_____ costs. (Points : 1)
carrying
backorder
systemic
stock-keeping


3. The importance of being on time with project completions has led to the development of
(Points : 1)
just-in-time inventory methods.
critical path methods.
flexible manufacturing systems.
order-point policies.


1. How many distinct levels are found in the production planning process? (Points : 1)
2
3
4
5


2. When there is a large amount of demand fluctuation, a variable workforce capability is appealing but there are offsetting costs, which include the areas of: (Points : 1)
Information Systems
Human Resource management
Both a and b
None of the above



3. _____ is achieved by collecting and lumping information about all items to be produced
together. These items require common production materials and facilities. (Points : 1)
Strategic planning
Detailed scheduling
Company planning
Aggregate planning

1. _____ is a management strategy that requires a company wide systems approach to quality. (Points : 1)
ISO
OM
TQM
STEP



2. The _____ are the descriptors that must be examined to determine the quality of a product. (Points : 1)
TQM
dimensions of quality
house of quality
quality factors

 


3. _____ process is used when there are many varieties of products to process in small quantities. (Points : 1)
Flow shop
Special-purpose equipment
Job shop
General-purpose equipment

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