Production & Operations Management Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. A manager who makes decisions about how to direct action plans is a

Question 3 3. How do you define Operations management?

Question 4 4. What are management information systems?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is the best explanation of productivity?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. Why is a company's decision to build a new facility considered a strategic decision?

Question 8 8. Productivity can be improved in which of the following ways?

Question 9 9. Which of the following techniques does mass production utilize?

Question 10 10. What is the coordination of purchasing and delivery of raw materials to make the final product?

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Question 11 11. Productivity can be measured by

Question 12 12. What is designing the steps required to ensure a product can be made in the shortest amount of time with as little waste and as efficiently as possible?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT one of the steps in the strategic planning process?

Question 14 14. Profitability refers to:

Question 15 15. How would you define qualitative data?

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Question 16 16. Which production method attempts to keep production and inventory to only what is needed, when it is needed?

Question 17 17. What is the management of the employees that help run the facility?

Question 18 18. Which one of the following is the best explanation of a production process?

Question 19 19. What is raw data?

Question 20 20. What is the difference between strategic and tactical planning?

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Question 21 21. Historical/past data allows a manager to _____.

Question 22 22. How does quantitative data differ from qualitative data?

Question 23 23. What type of production process can be described as a series of different production runs focusing only on one type of product with all the same parts and characteristics with each run?

Question 24 24. A manager who is responsible for decisions about day-to-day operations is a

Question 25 25. What is the type of planning that involves dealing with buildings and machinery?

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Question 26 26. A manager who makes decisions for the overall organization is a:

Production & Operations Management Chapter Exam Instructions

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