QUIZ Chap. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 - Ss03mc1 QMTD3600 MC #1 (2...

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Ss03mc1 QMTD3600 MC #1 (2 points/question) Chap. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 Due: One week prior to test 1 Chapter 1 1. Which of the following is not related to the historical evolution of operations management? A) The industrial revolution B) Agricultural evolution C) Scientific management D) The human relations movement E) Development of management science techniques 2. Product design and process selection are examples of: A) financial decisions D) system operation decisions B) tactical decisions E) forecasting decisions C) systems design decisions 3. Which of the following is not true about systems approach? A) A systems viewpoint is almost always beneficial in decision making. B) A systems approach emphasizes interrelationships among subsystems. C) A systems approach concentrates on efficiency within subsystems. D) A systems approach is essential whenever something is being redesigned or improved. E) All of the above are true. 4. Production systems with customized outputs typically: A) have relatively high volumes of output D) have relatively fast work movement B) have relatively low unit costs E) use relatively highly skilled workers C) have relatively high mechanization 5. Budgeting, analysis of investment proposals, and provision of funds are activities associated with the: A) operation function D) finance function B) marketing function E) industrial engineering function C) purchasing function 6. The marketing function's main concern is with: A) producing goods or providing services B) selling the organization's products or services C) procuring materials, supplies, and equipment D) building and maintaining a positive image E) securing monetary resources 7. Which of the following is not a benefit of using models in decision making? A) They provide a standardized format for analyzing a problem. B) They serve as a consistent tool for evaluation. C) They are easy to use and less expensive than dealing with the actual situation. D) All of the above are benefits. E) None of the above is a benefit. 8. Which of the following is not an emphasis in a lean production system? A) price D) continual improvement B) high quality E) customer satisfaction C) worker involvement 9. Which of the following is not properly matched? A) Mathematical model for inventory management - Douglas McGregor. B) Division of labor - Adam Smith C) Scientific Management - F. W. Taylor D) Motion study - Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Page 1
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Ss03mc1 E) Moving assembly line - Henry Ford 10. Which of the following is not a general approach to decision-making? A) establishing priorities D) quantitative methods B) an emphasis on subjectivity E) a systems approach C) analysis of tradeoffs 11. The process of comparing outputs to previously established standards to determine if corrective action is needed is called: A) planning B) directing C) controlling D) budgeting E) leading 12. Which of the following is not a type of operations? A)
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QUIZ Chap. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 - Ss03mc1 QMTD3600 MC #1 (2...

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