64.Minimizing inventory by providing an almost continuous flow of items from suppliers to the production facility is referred to as: A. just-in-time inventory management.B. flexible scheduling.C. material-requirements planning.D. logistics.E. the economic order quantity model.65.A planning system that schedules the precise quantity of materials needed to make a product is called: 66.One popular method of scheduling is the _____ which identifies all the major activities or events required to complete a project, arranges them in a sequence or path, determines the critical path, and estimates the time required for each event.
67.The system in which management collects and analyzes information about the production process to pinpoint quality problems in the production system is called: 68.Which of the following is true about quality? A. It is a concern only for manufacturing companies.B. It is a concern only for service providers.C. It always indicates the price charged for a product.D. It is a critical element of operations management.E. Its definition should vary from employee to employee.69.The degree to which a good or service meets the demands and requirements of customers is called:
70.It is especially difficult to measure quality characteristics when: 9000.71._____ refers to the processes an organization uses to maintain its established quality standards. 72._____ is a philosophy that uniform commitment to quality in all areas of an organization will promote a culture that meets customers' perceptions of quality. A. The marketing conceptB. Total quality manufacturingC. ISO 9000D. Statistical process controlE. Total quality management
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