B. know that it is not necessary to locate close to
international customers due to technology such as the
C. locate close together to decrease the cost of
D. have advanced beyond ERP to more sophisticated
Locate close together to decrease the cost of
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
__________ is the physical arrangement of resources in
the production process.
A. Facility location
B. 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
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.
B. spoke and wheel