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5 Matching questions

  1. Materials Requirement Planning
  2. Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM)
  3. operations management
  4. PERT Chart
  5. production management
  1. a uses the design data to control the machinery used in the manufacturing process
  2. b Consists of managing the activities and processes to produce and distribute goods and services
  3. c program evaluation and review technique. Maps out various steps involved in a project, differentiating tasks that must be completed in a certain order from tasks that have to be completed simultaneously.
  4. d The planning, implementation, and control measures used to convert resources into finished products. (focused on products)
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the production of good or services tailored to meet customers' individual needs cost- effectively
  2. availability of public infrastructure services (electricity, water, natural gas, and communications)
  3. you start with the date materials are available, then create the most efficient schedule, and then determine a shipping date based on that schedule
  4. used mostly for high- volume, standardized products that can be produced in a sequential fashion.
  5. groups together similar tasks, and the partially assembled product moves from one station to the next as workers perform a particular step in the production process

5 True/False questions

  1. Computer-Aided Design (CAD)create two-dimensional or three-dimensional models of physical parts.


  2. just-in-time inventory 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.


  3. lean productionset of principles concerned with reducing waste and improving flow


  4. statistical quality controlContinual monitoring of each stage of the entire production process


  5. enterprise resource planningsystems 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.


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