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155 Quizlet Mid Term Questions: 1 . When organizations collect data and analyze it in order to redesign processes and improve efficiency, they are using a methodology called. Scientific management 2. What event and incident managers launch and continuously revise plans despite controlling very little of the project and its circumstances, they are relying on ___. Iterative Planning 3. According to the text, good control of an operation includes efficient implementation of decisions, accurate prediction of outcomes, and _____. Prevention of external interference 4. Which of the following types of businesses is considered the most operations-intensive? A supermarket chain 5. A system consisting of all organizations that play some role in supplying a particular product to a customer is called the _____. Supply chain 6. What performance measure consists of the literal difference in value between outputs and inputs? Value-added 7. Products recognized by customers as physical objects, including grocery items, personal electronics, and clothing, are broadly referred to as _____ Goods 8. How do tactical decisions differ from strategic decisions? Tactical decisions rarely address planning horizons longer than a single year 9. According to the text, what type of good usually represents a successful balance of goods and service? A highly perishable good 10. Which form of governance is managed to ultimately yield a profit? A commercial enterprise 11. According to the text, corporate social responsibility is defined largely by an obligation to ____. Pursue sustainability 12. What is the fundamental purpose of an operation? To produce outputs more valuable than inputs consumed 13. The rapid removal of 228 million eggs from U.S. supermarkets in 2010 due to salmonella is an example of _______ management. Incident 14. What problem is caused by local optimization in supply chains? Localized problem solving ignores larger problems and drags down the coordinated performance of the whole 15. ______ is defined as a set of activities dedicated to the transformation of inputs int outputs of greater value. Operations 16. What is generally implied when an organization has a long planning horizon? The organization makes decisions infrequently 17. As noted in your text, what does it mean when an operation is "lean"? That it operates without waste 18. What is one advantage to producing a good rather than a service? A good can be stockpiled for future use and a service cannot . 19. Anyone called ______ in combination with another term is usually dedicated to an aspect of operations management. A manager or a planner 20. While the routine operation of a movie theater is an example of ____, the creation of the movies exhibited in that theater is _____. Production management; project-based 21. According to the text, high productivity does not necessarily indicate a well-managed operation. Successful value creation also depends on the _____ of that operation. Sustainability 22. Operation of an assembly line at the _____ level consists of assuring that the appropriate personnel and materials required by the tactical design of the assembly line are actually in place for
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