12/8/2016Week 2 Quiz: BUSN 6110 QA F2 2016 Operations and Project Management1/11Week 2 QuizDueOct 30 at 11:59pmPoints50Questions25Availableafter Oct 21 at 12amTime Limit120 MinutesAttempt HistoryAttemptTimeScoreLATESTAttempt 1 101 minutes50 out of 50Score for this quiz: 50out of 50Submitted Oct 27 at 7:53pmThis attempt took 101 minutes.1 / 1 ptsQuestion 1An advantage of a pure project where self-contained teams work full time on a project is which of thefollowing? Lines of communication are shortened. Correct!An advantage of the pure project structure listed in the text is that lines of communication areshortened and decisions are made quickly.1 / 1 ptsQuestion 2The larger the capacity cushion, the better.
12/8/2016Week 2 Quiz: BUSN 6110 QA F2 2016 Operations and Project Management2/11False Correct!This is false for the firm whose competitive advantage is low cost or price. For a firm competing onspeed of delivery or innovative ability, for example, a larger capacity cushion will allow moreflexibility and enable an appropriate response to unplanned orders.1 / 1 ptsQuestion 3A learning curve shows the increase in time required for each successive unit completed. False Correct!There are two ways to think about the improved performance that comes with learning curves: timeper unit (as in Exhibit 6.1A) or units of output per time period (as in 6.1B). Time per unit shows thedecrease in time required for each successive unit. Cumulative average time shows the cumulativeaverage performance times as the total number of units increases.2 / 2 ptsQuestion 4A listing of immediate predecessor activities is important information in a CPM analysis for which of thefollowing reasons? It specifies the relationships in the CPM network of activities. Correct!
12/8/2016Week 2 Quiz: BUSN 6110 QA F2 2016 Operations and Project Management3/11The immediate predecessors are the activities that need to be completed immediately before anactivity. They, therefore, specify relationships in the CPM network.2 / 2 ptsQuestion 5A work breakdown structure is used in project management but it is not used when the critical path method isinvolved. False Correct!Activities are identified as part of the work breakdown structure. Activities are also the essence ofthe critical path method. Hence, the work breakdown structure is used when the critical path methodis involved.2 / 2 ptsQuestion 6Which of the following is a graphic project report used in project management?
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