Chapter2: Multiple Choice Questions
Which of the following is true about business strategies?
An organization should stick with its strategy for the life of the business.
All firms within an industry will adopt the same strategy.
Chapter 7: Multiple Choice Questions
An organization's process strategy
will have long-run impact on efficiency and production
is the same as its transformation strategy
must meet various constraints, including cost
is concerned with how re
Practice Problems: Chapter 2, Operations Strategy in a Global
Identify how changes in the external environment may affect the OM strategy for a
company. For example, what impact are the following factors likely to have on OM
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Practice Problems: Chapter 1, Operations and Productivity
Mance Fraily, the Production Manager at Ralts Mills, can currently expect his operation to
produce 1000 square yards of fabric for each ton of raw cotton. Each ton of raw cotton requires
Practice Problems: Chapter 7, Process Strategy
Jackson Custom Machine Shop has a contract for 130,000 units of a new product. Sam Jumper, the
owner, has calculated the cost for three process alternatives. Fixed costs will be: for generalpurpose
Practice Problems: Chapter 5, Design of Goods and Services
You wish to compete in the super premium ice cream market. The task is to determine
the wants of the super premium market and the attributes/hows to be met by their firm.
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SECTION II PROBLEMS (50 POINTS)
Problem 1 (10 points): Genius Corporation is trying to determine how best to produce its newest
product, Genius keyboards. The keyboards could be produced in-house using either Process A or
Process B, or purchased from a su
Practice Problems: Chapter 6, Managing Quality
The accounts receivable department has documented the following defects over a 30-day period:
Invoice amount does not agree with the check amount
Invoice not on record (not f
Practice Problems: Chapter 8, Location Strategies
A major drug store chain wishes to build a new warehouse to serve the whole Midwest. At the
moment, it is looking at three possible locations. The factors, weights, and ratings being considered
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Chapter 8: Multiple Choice Questions 1. Industrial location analysis typically attempts to a. reduce costs b. maximize sales c. focus more on human resources d. be environmentally friendly Service location decisions typically attempt to a. minimize costs
Chapter 6: Multiple Choice Questions
"Quality is defined by the customer" is
an unrealistic definition of quality
a user-based definition of quality
a manufacturing-based definition of quality
a product-based definition of quality
Where: Six laborers each making $3 per day can produce 40 units.
Ten laborers each making $2.00 per day can produce 45 units.
Two laborers each making $60 per day can make 100 units.
12.2 (a) You decide that the top 20% of the 10 items, based on a criterion of demand times cost per unit, should be A items. (In
this example, the top 20% constitutes only 58% of the total inventory value, but in larger samples the value would probably
Chapter 5: Multiple Choice Questions
In which stage of the product life cycle should product strategy focus on process modifications?
Which of the following would likely cause a change in market oppor