Chapter 5 Final

Chapter 5 Final - TEST BANK Sourcing and Supply Chain...

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TEST BANK Sourcing and Supply Chain Management – 4th edition Handfield, Monczka, Giunipero, and Patterson Chapter 5 True or False 1. Organizational design does not receive much attention within supply management. a. True (p. 155) b. False 2. The design of an organization is nothing more than a series of lines and boxes on an organizational chart. a. True b. False (p. 155) 3. Perhaps the least important factor contributing to purchasing’s position in the organizational hierarchy is history. a. True b. False (p. 156) 4. The preparation and transfer of material releases to suppliers is part of the operational support process. a. True (p. 160) b. False 5. The actual expediting process rarely provides new value within the purchasing process. a. True (p. 161) b. False 6. Progressive organizations recognize that a need for expeditors indicates that suppliers are not performing as required or that suppliers are not receiving realistic or stable material release schedules. a. True (p. 161) b. False 7. Transportation is a highly specialized activity with its own set of requirements. a. True (p. 162) b. False This edition is intended for use outside of the U.S. only, with content that may be different from the U.S. Edition. This may not be resold, copied, or distributed without the prior consent of the publisher.
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8. Purchasing never analyzes whether a new or existing purchase requirement should be internally or externally sourced. a. True b. False (p. 162) 9. The objective of value analysis is to enhance value by reducing the cost of a good or service without sacrificing quality, enhancing functionality without increasing cost, or providing greater functionality to the use above and beyond any increase in cost. a. True (p. 162) b. False 10. Detailed short- and long-term purchasing plans are required for items subject to technological, economic, or political change. a. True (pp. 162-163) b. False 11. Managing day-to-day supply management operations is the same as managing longer-term responsibilities. a. True b. False (p. 163) 12. Strategic responsibilities lack the immediacy of tactical duties and as a result are often ignored. a. True (p. 163) b. False 13. Separation of supply management duties into strategic and tactical responsibilities means that strategic responsibilities are more important. a. True b. False (p. 163) 14. Separation of supply management duties into strategic and tactical responsibilities means that tactical responsibilities are more important. a. True b. False (p. 163) 15. The operational purchasing group is often located at buying centers, sites, or plants. a. True (p. 163) b. False This edition is intended for use outside of the U.S. only, with content that may be different from the U.S. Edition. This may not be resold, copied, or distributed without the prior consent of the publisher.
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16. The skills required for a strategic focus are the same as those required for an operational focus. a.
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