Using Rational Sub-Grouping to Control Process


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Jamestown Steel produces beams for building construction. Which scenario is the BEST example of a rational subgroup?

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1. Which of the following would NOT qualify as a rational subgroup for a sampled process?

2. The now defunct automaker Saturn experimented with a rational sub-group process control mechanism by which any employee at the company could:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Try using this resource to test your knowledge of rational sub-grouping. Answer questions to see what you know about the related processes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Apply your knowledge of these topics:

  • Characteristic of a process that produces poor output even when carefully followed
  • Output that wouldn't qualify as a rational sub-group for a sampled process
  • Procedure that Saturn experimented with as a rational sub-group process control mechanism
  • A term describing scrutiny of a process for evaluating function
  • The best example of a rational sub-group scenario

Skills Practiced

You'll get to practice these skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding feature of a process that produces poor output
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the best example of a rational sub-group and interpret it correctly
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of rational sub-group processes and Saturn

Additional Learning

Study further with the partner tool Using Rational Sub-Grouping to Control Process. By using the lesson you can learn more about:

  • The importance of sub-groups in control processing
  • Examples of sub-groups
  • Why a rational sub-group was implemented at Saturn