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Business Operations Management Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the difference between strategic and tactical planning?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT one of the steps in the strategic planning process?

Question 3 3. Business _____ are the day-to-day activities that entail running the company in order to make a profit and meet other business-related goals.

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an example of a good in economics?

Question 5 5. Product A has completed the manufacturing process. The quality control team flags Product A for manufacturing defects. Why is the quality control team important in this scenario?

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Question 6 6. Operations management is the area of management that is responsible for designing and managing the production of a good or service to do what?

Question 7 7. What is a business model?

Question 8 8. Business operations are dynamic and need to be constantly monitored and evaluated for improvements. What is the best way for department managers in a company to tell senior management about needed changes within their departments?

Question 9 9. How does operations affect the business model?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements is TRUE of pure research?

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Question 11 11. What is the function of development activities?

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements about research and development is FALSE?

Question 13 13. Which one of the following is a line function?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a staff activity of a business?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a line function?

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Question 16 16. What type of strategic decision is concerned with what products the operations team should produce and with what type of technology?

Question 17 17. Who provides the materials, parts or labor needed in an efficient manner?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is missing from this list of strategic decision areas or types: product development, logistics, customers, vendors?

Question 19 19. Which one of the following is the best explanation of the product development process?

Question 20 20. What's the next step of the product development process after the product has been designed?

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Question 21 21. If you are scanning your company's external environment looking for unmet needs and wants, at what stage of product development are you working?

Question 22 22. Danisha is a manager at a furniture manufacturing company. She is currently planning employees' schedules and deciding which positions they will cover on the factory line. What type of planning is Danisha engaged in?

Question 23 23. What is at the heart of the customer-vendor relationship in supply chain management?

Question 24 24. Which of the following would NOT be an example of a franchise business model?

Question 25 25. The three components of research and development are _____.

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Question 26 26. Activities in a business can be broadly divided into how many parts?

Question 27 27. What type of decisions are complex, risky and are used by top-level executives to propose major changes in corporate directions?

Question 28 28. If you are sending out products to a small group of customers who will try and evaluate the product for you, what type of test are you employing?

Question 29 29. Why is a company's decision to build a new facility considered a strategic decision?

Question 30 30. What is the task of planning and monitoring the business process called?

Business Operations Management Chapter Exam Instructions

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