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Mid-term The Manasement of Production and Operations

Course No. MGMT 420

1. What are some of the essential components ofJIT?

2. What are types of waste?

3. What are factors that can create a competitive advantage?

4. What are key decisions in project management?

5. Define SWOT and give an exlmple of each element.

6. What issues should be considered in a make or buy decision?

7. What are factors which should be considered in a location decision?

8. What are key differences between a manufacturing and a service operation? a

9. Describe the life cycle of a product and the concept of mass customization.

10.What are the steps in a process efficiency audit?