Contemporary producers and their suppliers a locate

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Contemporary producers and their suppliers: A. locate in areas where they can share the same
labor. B. know that it is not necessary to locate close to international customers due to technology such as the Internet. C. locate close together to decrease the cost of distribution. D. have advanced beyond ERP to more sophisticated systems. Locate close together to decrease the cost of distribution Operations management becomes a(n) ____________ when companies outsource several processes and create a network of firms that cooperatively produce products and services. A. open operation B. closed operation C. interfirm process D. conjoined process Interfirm process __________ is the physical arrangement of resources in the production process. A. Facility location B. Facility layout C. ERP D. RRL Facility layout Firms often use a(n) _____________ when working on a major project involving the production of a large item such as an airplane, ship, or bridge. A. assembly line layout B. continuous production process C. fixed-position layout D. process manufacturing technique Fixed-position layout Unlike an assembly line where workers perform only a few tasks, in a _________ layout, teams of workers combine to perform a variety of tasks needed to produce more complex units of a final product. A. modular B. spoke and wheel
C. network D. cluster Modular In manufacturing, a __________ is used to produce large quantities of a few types of products. A. assembly-line layout B. process layout C. modular layout D. fixed-position layout Assembly-line layout In manufacturing, a __________ is frequently used in operations that serve different customers' different needs. A. product layout B. process layout C. modular layout D. fixed-position layout Process layout To reduce the cost of holding too much inventory, many companies have implemented: A. ABC inventory management. B. first-in, last-out inventory control. C. just-in-time inventory control. D. maximum inventory management. Just-in-time inventory control ____________ examines statistical samples of product components at each stage of the production process and plots the results on a graph in order to spot and correct any variances from desired quality levels. A. CAD/CAM B. Econometrics C. Analysis of variance D. Statistical process control Statistical process control planning the management function concerned with anticipating future trens and determining the best strategies to achieve an organization's goals and objectives is known as:
leading ______ is the management function of creating a vision for the organization and guiding, training, coaching and motivating employees to help achieve the goals and objectives of the organization. controlling when managers determine that an organization is not making sufficient progress toward achieveing its golas and objectives and they develop corrective measures, they are involved in: tactical the type of planning that is concerned with developing detailed short term actions about what is to be done,

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