31) Which of these is a direct cost associated with outsourcing?A) direct materialB) direct laborC) variable overheadD) price from invoiceAnswer:
DDiff: 2 Page Ref: 202Reference: The Strategic Sourcing ProcessKeywords: outsourcing, direct cost32) Which of these is an indirect cost associated with insourcing?
ADiff: 3 Page Ref: 202Reference: The Strategic Sourcing ProcessKeywords: insourcing, indirect cost33) A supplier that has previously demonstrated its performance capabilities through purchase contracts may well receive:
CDiff: 1 Page Ref: 204Reference: The Strategic Sourcing ProcessKeywords: purchasing, preferred supplier34) A company using portfolio analysis correctly decides to streamline the purchasing process for a few items by use of EDI and automated requisitions to the greatest extent possible. The quadrant that these items fall in is most probably the:
DDiff: 2 Page Ref: 204Reference: The Strategic Sourcing ProcessSkill: AACSB: Use of Information TechnologyKeywords: portfolio analysis, routine, EDI7