Productions 315 Chapter 6

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The fourth step in Theory of Constraints application, "elevate the bottleneck(s)," means that:

the analyst should consider increasing capacity of the bottleneck.

Input measures include such metrics as:

the number of machine hours available.

Work should be released into the system:

when the bottlenecks need work.

Large, infrequent jumps in capacity are characteristic of companies that:

have an expansionist strategy.

An expansionist capacity strategy does all of the following EXCEPT:

involve small, frequent jumps in capacity.

Which of the following statements regarding setups is TRUE?

A TOC analyst would not be concerned with setup times on non-bottleneck machines.

Long-term capacity plans deal with:

investments in new facilities.

Which one of the following statements concerning capacity cushions is best?

Small capacity cushions are used extensively in capital intensive firms.

Long-term capacity decisions that confront managers includes all of the following except:

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Regarding the measurement of capacity, when a firm provides a relatively small number of standardized products and services:

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Which one of the following factors usually motivates a smaller capacity cushion?

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Which of the following factors usually motivates for a larger capacity cushion?

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Which one of the following statements about capacity cushions is best?

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If a system is well balanced, which one of the following changes usually calls for a larger capacity cushion?

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If a system is well balanced, which one of the following changes usually calls for a smaller capacity cushion?

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An expansionist capacity strategy:

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A wait and see capacity strategy:

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A wait and see capacity strategy does all of the following except:

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The focus for a process improvement exercise should be on balancing:

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