ch14 - File: ch14, Chapter 14: The Sales and Operations...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–4. 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: ch14, Chapter 14: The Sales and Operations Planning Process True/False 1. Sales and operations planning is an aggregate planning process that determines the capacity needed to meet immediate demand. Ans: False Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: The Sales and Operations Planning Process 2. An aggregate operations plan specifies the production quantities for an entire product family or product line. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: The Sales and Operations Planning Process 3. One objective of sales and operations planning is to develop a companywide game plan to satisfy production. Ans: False Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: The Sales and Operations Planning Process 4. An operations plan is an input into the sales and operations planning process. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: The Sales and Operations Planning Process 5. Financial constraints are one of the major inputs of the sales and operations planning process. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: The Sales and Operations Planning Process 6. Adjusting capacity and managing demand are two economic strategies for meeting demand. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Strategies for Adjusting Capacity 7. Overtime and undertime are common strategies for adjusting demand. Ans: False Difficulty: Easy Feedback: Strategies for Adjusting Capacity 8. A chase demand strategy is one of several alternatives available for managing demand. Ans: False Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Strategies for Managing Demand 9. Inventory holding costs are an important consideration for the level production strategy. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Strategies for Adjusting Capacity 10. When demand fluctuations are extreme using overtime and undertime is a feasible strategy for adjusting capacity. Ans: False Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Strategies for Adjusting Capacity 11. Subcontracting is a feasible alternative for adjusting capacity provided the supplier can reliably meet quality and time requirements. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Strategies for Adjusting Capacity 12. One of several strategies for managing demand is to shift it into other time periods using incentives, sales promotions, and advertising. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Strategies for Managing Demand 13. A mixed strategy for adjusting capacity is simpler and easier to implement than any pure strategy. Ans: False Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Strategies for Managing Demand 14. Most companies use mixed strategies for managing demand. Ans: True Difficulty: Moderate Feedback: Strategies for Managing Demand 15. The transportation method is used for aggregate planning when the strategy for adjusting capacity is hiring and firing workers....
View Full Document

Page1 / 31

ch14 - File: ch14, Chapter 14: The Sales and Operations...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 4. Sign up to view the full document.

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