EC_Quiz 7 - 1. When planning, designing and implementing...

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1. When planning, designing and implementing integrated supply chain operations, management requires a holistic focus that takes account all of the following primary factors EXCEPT: a. strategy, structure, and people. b. location and revenues. <338> c. IT and business processes. d. culture, including performance measurement, monitoring, and incentives. 2. For a manufacturer, the supply chain ends: a. when the supplier delivers raw materials and component parts to the manufacturer. b. when the product is used up and disposed of. <307> c. when the customer buys the product. d. when the customer decides he/she is satisfied with a product. 3. B2B systems which are used for communication, design, planning, information sharing, and information discovery are called: a. electronic bartering systems. b. information aggregation systems. c. collaborative commerce <314> d. electronic data systems. 4. Today, many business experts agree with each of the following EXCEPT: a. Supply chain integration has reduced the intensity of competition in most industries. <338> b. The insightful way to view contemporary business is that competition exists between or among supply chains rather then individual companies. c. Supply chains from the suppliers’ suppliers to the customers’ customers should be jointly planned and designed for overall optimality by all of the supply chain partners. d. The supply chain needs to be operationally integrated so that inventory activities link seamlessly to manufacturing activities. 5. The primary benefits of workflow management systems include all of the following EXCEPT: a. cycle time reduction. b. less management intervention. c. fewer chances for delay or misplaced work. d. increased data security. <345> 6. A major block in the widespread implementation of collaborative commerce is: a. the theory of collaborative commerce hasn't been proven effective in real- world applications. b. the technology needed isn't available. c. collaborative commerce is extremely expensive. d. the lack of universally accepted standards. <324> 7. The last fifteen orders from a manufacturer to its suppliers range from $100,000 to $8,740,000. This is an example of: a. order instability b. supply inadequacy c. demand manipulation
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d. the bullwhip effect <ban Nhu* sure ^^> 8. Wal-Mart and LeviStrauss collaborate on demand forecasting in order to optimize the flow of materials along the supply chain. This is an example of: a. reducing design cycle time b. CPFR <335> c. APS d. Reducing product development time 9. Addressing mission-critical, high-volume transaction processes is the goal of: a. production workflow applications <345> b. collaborative workflow applications c. administrative workflow applications d. portal applications 10. Software applications that address project management concerns are examples of: a. portal applications b. collaborations workflow applications. <345> c. production workflow applications. d.
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