Quiz 1. Chapter 1

Quiz 1. Chapter 1 - Frederick W Taylor Productivity...

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Eli Whitney is known as the father of scientific management. Selected : Fals e Correct : Fals e Productivity is the ratio of inputs divided by outputs. Selected : Fals e Correct : Fals e Productivity in the service sector has proven difficult to improve because it is typically labor-intensive. Selected : Fals e Correct : True Operations management (OM) is the creation of goods and services Selected : Fals e Correct : Fals e In the U.S., the service sector provides over 70% of all jobs. Selected : Tru e Correct : Tru e
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Operations managers are moving more decision making to the individual worker. Selected : Tru e Correct : Tru e The systematic processing of data to yield information is a part of Selected : information sciences Correct : information sciences Productivity in the service sector has proven difficult to improve because service sector work is Selected : all of the above Correct : all of the above The "father" of scientific management is Selected : Frederick W. Taylor Correct :
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Unformatted text preview: Frederick W. Taylor Productivity increases when Selected : inputs decrease while outputs remain the same Correct : inputs decrease while outputs remain the same The service sector constitutes what percentage of employment in the United States? Selected : 74.3 % Correct : 74.3 % The person who introduced standardized, interchangeable parts was Selected : Eli Whitney Correct : Eli Whitney The three major business functions necessary to all organizations are Selected : marketing, finance/accounting, operations Correct : marketing, finance/accounting, operations The capital investment each year in the United States usually Selected : increases Correct : increases Problems in the measurement of productivity include Selected : Correct : all of the above Which appears to provide the best opportunity for increases in productivity? Selected : management Correct : management Sunday, January 22, 2012 2:34:03 PM CST...
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Quiz 1. Chapter 1 - Frederick W Taylor Productivity...

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