c7,13 -- concentrated

c7,13 -- concentrated - CHAPTER 7: PROCESS STRATEGY 1. An...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
CHAPTER 7: PROCESS STRATEGY 1. An organization's process strategy a. will have long-run impact on efficiency and flexibility of production b. is the same as its transformation strategy c. must meet various constraints, including cost d. is concerned with how resources are transformed into goods and services e. All of the above are true. e (Introduction, moderate) 2. Three types of processes are a. goods, services, and hybrids b. manual, automated, and service c. process focus, repetitive focus, and product focus d. modular, continuous, and technological e. input, transformation, and output c (Four process strategies, moderate) 3. Which of the following industries is likely to have low equipment utilization? a. auto manufacturing b. commercial baking c. television manufacturing d. chemical processing e. restaurants e (Four process strategies, moderate) 4. A product-focused process is commonly used to produce a. high-volume, high-variety products b. low-volume, high-variety products c. high-volume, low-variety products d. low-variety products at either high- or low-volume e. high-volume products of either high- or low-variety c (Four process strategies, moderate) 5. Which of the following products is likely to be assembled on a repetitive process line? a. automobiles b. personal computers c. dishwashers d. television sets e. all of the above e (Four process strategies, moderate) 6. An assembly line is an example of a a. product-focused process b. process-focused process c. repetitive process d. line process e. specialized process c (Four process strategies, moderate) 156
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
7. Which of the following transformations generally has the highest equipment utilization? a. process-focused process b. repetitive process c. product-focused process d. specialized process e. modular process c (Four process strategies, moderate) 8. When done correctly, mass customization a. increases pressure on supply chain performance b. helps eliminate the guesswork that comes with sales forecasting c. drives down inventories d. increases pressure on scheduling e. all of the above e (Four process strategies, moderate) 9. Which of the following phrases best describes product focus ? a. low volume, high variety b. finished goods are usually made to order c. processes are designed to perform a wide variety of activities d. high fixed costs, low variable costs e. raw material inventories are low relative to the value of the product d (Four process strategies, difficult) 10. Which of the following phrases best describes process focus ? a. low volume, high variety b. finished goods are usually made to a forecast and stored c. operators are modestly skilled d. high fixed costs, low variable costs e. raw material inventories are high relative to the value of the product a (Four process strategies, difficult) 11. Which of the following characteristics best describes repetitive focus ? a.
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 8

c7,13 -- concentrated - CHAPTER 7: PROCESS STRATEGY 1. An...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online