SRQ7 - SRQ7 1. Which of the following is characteristic of...

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SRQ7 1. Which of the following is characteristic of the lean philosophy? A. Inventories are an asset. B. Lot sizes are optimized by formula. C. Vendors are co-workers, essentially other departments of our organization. D. Queues are a necessary investment. E. all of the above 2. The Kaizen philosophy applies to A. Employee development B. Safety stock C. Waste D. Supply Chain Management E. MRP III 3. The Five S's don't include A. Sort B. Straighten C. Sanitize D. Sweep E. Standardize 4. Building up an inventory of standard parts or modules instead of immediately producing the finished end items is the essence of: A. delayed differentiation B. kanban C. autonomation D. andon E. matrix management 5. Which one of the following is not one of the building blocks that is the foundation of the lean philosophy? A. product design B. process design C. personnel/organizational elements D. manufacturing planning and control E. kanban 6. The ultimate goal of lean operations is to have: A. no in-process inventories B. cross-trained workers capable of handling every process C. a smooth, rapid flow of materials through the system D. no setup times E. all of the above
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7. An operations strategy reflecting the lean philosophy of production should recognize that lean: A. is most suited for non-repetitive manufacturing B. cannot be implemented sequentially C. requires a wholesale commitment from the outset D. may provide a competitive advantage E. all of the above 8. The activities controlled in the same way by kanban and MRP II is the determination of: A. rates of output B. products to be built C. materials required D. capacity required
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