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1) planning horizon order sheet2) backward schedule3) rough-cut capacity plan4) bill of material
____________ has the lowest amount of corporate risk of all business planning processes.Sales and Operations PlanningMaster Production SchedulingStrategic Business PlanningProduction Activity ControlWhich of the following is nota means of changing capacity to meet sales?Hiring PT or contract work forceYield managementOffering discounts in slower seasonsCross-training employeesMaterial Requirements Planning (MRP) has a ______________ and ___________________ than Master Production Scheduling (MPS).longer time frame, greater level of detailshorter time frame, smaller level of detailshorter time frame, greater level of detaillonger time frame, smaller level of detailAn organization has developed three alternate sales and operations plans for the coming six months and now must choose between them. One criterion they should consider is:1) how flexible the plan is.2) all of these are admirable criteria for a sales and operation plan.3) what the cash flows are like.
4) how their plan will impact supply chain partners.Which of the following is a strategy for increasing capacity by allowing customers to perform some tasks?1) yield management2) chase3) appointments4) shifting work to the customer5) part time or contract workersSales and operations planning must consider:1) all of these must be considered when performing S&OP.2) capabilities of suppliers.3) capabilities of logistics service providers.4) customer demand.A chase production plan is appropriate in cases where it is more expensive to hold inventory than to constantly hire and fire workers.