ch10 - File: ch10, Chapter 10: Supply Chain Management:...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–5. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

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

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

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

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: File: ch10, Chapter 10: Supply Chain Management: Strategy and Design True/False 1. Globalization and advances in information technology are primary reasons why supply chain management has become a competitive priority for companies. Ans: True Difficulty: Easy Feedback: Supply Chains 2. A supply chain encompasses only the activities associated with the flow of goods and services. Ans: False Difficulty: Easy Feedback: The Management of Supply Chains 3. Suppliers are upstream members of a supply chain. Ans: True Difficulty: Easy Feedback: The Management of Supply Chains 4. Final end-use customers are upstream members of a supply chain. Ans: False Difficulty: Easy Feedback: The Management of Supply Chains 5. A supply chain consists of an integrated group of processes to source, make, and store products. Ans: False Difficulty: Easy Feedback: Supply Chain Integration 6. Supply chains for services are easier to define than supply chains for manufactured goods. Ans: False Difficulty: Easy Feedback: Supply Chains 7. Traditionally, each supply chain member was viewed as a separate, stand-alone entity focused on its own goals. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: The Management of Supply Chains 8. Supply chain uncertainty and variability may result in incomplete and late orders. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: The Management of Supply Chains 9. Companies address uncertainty in their supply chains by holding extra inventory. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: The Management of Supply Chains 10. The bullwhip effect occurs when slight to moderate demand variability becomes magnified as demand information is transmitted back upstream. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: The Management of Supply Chains 11. Increasing supply chain transparency only magnifies the bullwhip effect. Ans: False Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: The Management of Supply Chains 12. One way to cope with the bullwhip effect is for supply chain members to share demand information. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: The Management of Supply Chains 13. Information is the essential link for coordination among all supply chain members. Ans: True Difficulty: Easy Feedback: Information Technology: A Supply Chain Enabler 14. E-business replaces physical exchange processes with electronic ones. Ans: True Difficulty: Easy Feedback: Information Technology: A Supply Chain Enabler 15. A computer-to-computer exchange of business documents in a standard format is known as electronic data interchange (EDI). Ans: True Difficulty: Easy Feedback: Information Technology: A Supply Chain Enabler 16. Use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology makes it possible for a customer to determine production schedules....
View Full Document

Page1 / 16

ch10 - File: ch10, Chapter 10: Supply Chain Management:...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 5. Sign up to view the full document.

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