December 8, 2015
Chapter 10 Homework
1. What is a constraint?
a) A constraint is anything that limits the firm from meeting its goals.
2. What does not contribute to the goal of a company?
a) A constraint.
3. What are the 5 steps in imp
December 8, 2015
Chapter 9 Homework
1. Explain the 8 reasons for waste in the traditional system?
a) Market conditions- there is always some amount of uncertainty when it comes to
market conditions. Therefore wastes in the traditional s
December 8, 2015
Chapter 11 Homework
1. What is involved in purchasing functions?
a) From the perspective of planning and control, purchasing must consider the
requirements for production components, subassemblies, raw materials, and
Nintendos competitive analysis using Porters five forces model demonstrates that their
competitive rivalry was Sega and Microsoft Windows. Their bargaining power of
suppliers was incredible as they sold 62 million
Chapter 3 Homework
1. Distinguish between communication and effective communication.
Communication is when information conveyed is received and understood.
Effective communication on the other hand, occurs when the infor
Homework Chapter 1
1. Define the term leadership.
Leadership is the ability to inspire people to make a total and willing commitment
accomplish organizational goals. It is the ability to make someone else do what you wan
Chapter 4 Homework
1. Briefly explain each of the following ethics tests: morning after test, front page test,
mirror test, role reversal test, and common sense test.
Morning after test: If this choice is made, how will
Chapter 2 Homework
1. List and explain the 4 components of a change management system.
a) Scanners: Constantly look outside and inside the organization to identify
trends and developments that could signal the need for c
What is involved in purchasing functions?
Requirements for production components, subassemblies, raw materials and MRO
Information required for production items are typically generated from MRP where MRP is used.
1. 8 reasons for waste in the traditional system:
1. Market conditions The customer orders are frequently altered by the customer in quantity,
timing, product specifications, or all three.
2. Quality problems If a manager is uncertain
What should the system design be able to do?
The system design should be able to perform at a superior level in:
Sales and operations planning
1. Inventory is explained as a stock or store of goods.
2. Inventory types are grouped into four classifications: raw material, work-in-process, finished goods,
and MRO goods.
Raw materials are inventory items that are utilized in the manufa
What is production activity control?
Production control is the activity of monitoring and controlling any particular production or operation.
Production activity control can be defined as the process that involves the coordination of the
What is capacity planning?
Capacity planning is the process of reconciling the difference between the capacity available for the
process and the capacity required to properly manage a load to satisfy the timing of the output for the
specific customer whos
Explain the fundamental concept behind materials requirement planning (MRP) with the meal
The concept of Material Requirements Planning (MRP) can be explain with the analogy of a planning of
They begin with the setting o
What is a constraint?
A constraint is anything that limits the firm from meeting its goal. For most firms, that goal is to make
money, which manifests itself by increasing throughput as measured by sales, not just production.