Ch15 - ch15 Student 1 Which one of the following uses the number of units of an input factor in its assessment of productivity A Financial partial

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ch15 Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. Which one of the following uses the number of units of an input factor in its assessment of productivity? A. Financial partial productivity. B. Total financial productivity. C. Operational productivity. D. Partial productivity. E. None of the above is correct. 2. Which one of the following is a productivity measure that focuses only on the relationship between one of the inputs and the output attained? A. Financial productivity. B. Total productivity. C. Total financial productivity. D. Productivity. E. Partial productivity. 3. Which one of the following uses the dollar amount of the input in assessing productivity? A. Financial productivity. B. Total productivity. C. Operational productivity. D. Productivity. E. Partial productivity. 4. Which one of the following can be a benchmark for productivity? A. The productivity of previous year. B. Target measure set by management. C. The productivity of another division of the firm. D. A competitor's productivity. E. All of the above answers are correct. 5. Which one of the following measures the relationship between the output attained and the total input costs of all the required input resources? A. Financial partial productivity. B. Total productivity. C. Operational partial productivity. D. Total financial productivity. E. Partial productivity. 6. Productivity can be thought of as: A. The relationship between what is produced and what is required to produce it. B. Doing more with less. C. The ratio of output to input. D. Both answers A and C are correct. E. Answers A, B and C are all correct. 1
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7. A primary objective in measuring productivity is to improve operations either by using fewer inputs to produce the same output, or to produce: A. More quickly. B. More effectively. C. With fewer constraints. D. More outputs with the same inputs. E. More outputs with more inputs. 8. A measure of productivity can be either: A. Operational or financial. B. Total or partial. C. Temporary or permanent. D. Both answers A and B are correct. E. Answers A, B and C are all correct. 9. An operational partial productivity measure: A. Uses physical units in both the numerator and denominator. B. Is harder to understand than a financial partial productivity measure. C. Is affected by price changes and other factors. D. Is more complex than a financial partial productivity measure. E. Has the advantage of considering the effects of both price and quantity of a resources input on productivity. 10. Among limitations of the partial productivity measure is that: A. It ignores any productivity effect caused by other manufacturing factor quantity changes.
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Ch15 - ch15 Student 1 Which one of the following uses the number of units of an input factor in its assessment of productivity A Financial partial

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