6.4 - Quiz: Job Design & Methods Analysis: MGMT 420 Mgmnt of Production & Oprtns - May 2020 - Online
everyone on the line has a very specific job to perform. However, Tom has
noticed that many of the workers are not happy and wants to make some
changes to improve the quality of work life at the factory. He thinks that by
adding tasks which require similar skills to their existing job that the
employees will be more satisfied.
These characteristics are typical of which of the components of job
10 / 10 pts
You were recently promoted to the head of the machine shop. As you
start to look around, you notice that there are many machines on the
production floor, but there doesn't seem to be an efficient flow from one
machine to another. Plus, the work in progress inventory is stacked up in
front of many of the machines. You know that a lot of work in progress
inventory is an indication of an inefficient process so you want to
understand the movement of the material through the shop so that you
can reduce the non-valued-added activities and reduce delay.