Chap006 - Chapter 06 - Process Analysis Chapter 06 Process...

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Chapter 06 - Process Analysis Chapter 06 Process Analysis True / False Questions 1. A "process" is any part of an organization that takes inputs and transforms them into outputs that, hopefully, are of greater value to the organization than the original inputs. TRUE Level: Easy 2. Cycle time is the ratio of the time that a resource is actually activated relative to the time that it is available for use. FALSE Level: Easy 3. A diamond is conventionally used in a process flowchart to represent a storage area or queue. FALSE Level: Easy 4. A rectangle is conventionally used in a process flowchart to represent a task or operation. TRUE Level: Easy 6-1
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Chapter 06 - Process Analysis 5. A triangle is conventionally used in a process flowchart to represent a storage area or queue. TRUE Level: Easy 6-2
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Chapter 06 - Process Analysis 6. Buffering in a production process refers to a storage area between stages of production activity where output of a stage is placed prior to being used in a "downstream" stage. TRUE Level: Easy 7. Blocking in production processes is when activities in a stage must continue because there in no place to deposit completed items. FALSE Level: Easy 8. One way to categorize a process is to determine whether it is a multiple-stage or a single- stage process. TRUE Level: East 9. A bottleneck occurs when a stage in a production process is starving. FALSE Level: Easy 10. When a make-to-order production process is used, production is based on forecasts. FALSE Level: Easy 6-3
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Chapter 06 - Process Analysis 11. McDonald's fast food restaurants have traditionally used a Make-To-Order production process. FALSE Level: Medium 12. Process analysis can help answer many important questions such as how many customers can a process handle per hour. TRUE Level: Medium 13. Process analysis can help answer many important questions such as why change in a process is necessary. FALSE Level: Medium 14. Hybrid processes combine some features of make-to-order and make-to-stock production processes. TRUE Level: Easy 15. A service operation by its very nature is a make-to-stock type of production process. FALSE Level: Easy 6-4
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Chapter 06 - Process Analysis 16. Make-to-order production processes are well suited for high volume production of a standardized product. FALSE Level: Medium 17. Pacing in production processes refers to the fixed timing of the movement of items through the process. TRUE Level: Easy 18. When we use a make-to-stock production process we base our production on forecast values. TRUE
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Chap006 - Chapter 06 - Process Analysis Chapter 06 Process...

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