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  1. production plan
  2. enterprise resource planning
  3. lean production
  4. Gantt Chart
  5. production management
  1. a horizontal bar graph used to lay out each task in a project, the order in which these tasks must be completed, and how long each task will take.
  2. b set of principles concerned with reducing waste and improving flow
  3. c systems can do the same inventory control and process scheduling that MRP can do, but they can integrate these functions with all the other aspects business that management would like to tie together, such as finance and human resources.
  4. d description of how resources are to be used to develop a product in a specific way
  5. e The planning, implementation, and control measures used to convert resources into finished products. (focused on products)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a system in which machines are programmed to process different part types simultaneously— allowing a manufacturer to mass produce customized products
  2. computer-based program used for inventory control and production planning. determines which parts will be needed to finish the job and compares these findings to the current inventory and places an order if needed.
  3. create two-dimensional or three-dimensional models of physical parts.
  4. Consists of managing the activities and processes to produce and distribute goods and services
  5. the production of good or services tailored to meet customers' individual needs cost- effectively

5 True/False Questions

  1. Backward schedulingwhere you are given a shipping or due date and you have to determine the start date and the most efficient schedule based on when everything has to be finished.


  2. Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM)combine design and manufacturing functions with other automated functions, such as order taking, shipment, and billing for the complete automation of a manufacturing plant


  3. production layoutdescription of how resources are to be used to develop a product in a specific way


  4. Mass productionthe method of producing large quantities of goods at a low cost


  5. statistical quality controlsystem keeps the smallest amount of inventory on hand as possible, and everything else that is needed is ordered so that it arrives just in time to be used. Storing fewer items and using items right away can reduce storage costs.


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