5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- lean production
- forward scheduling
- PERT Chart
- Gantt Chart
- total quality management
- a set of principles concerned with reducing waste and improving flow
- b you start with the date materials are available, then create the most efficient schedule, and then determine a shipping date based on that schedule
- 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.
- d Unlike final inspection methodologies, involves every factor in producing high-quality goods—management, customers, employees, and suppliers. At any point, employees and leaders are aiming to produce high quality.
- e 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.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- system 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.
- 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.
- Consists of managing the activities and processes to produce and distribute goods and services
- 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
- used mostly for high- volume, standardized products that can be produced in a sequential fashion.
5 True/False Questions
Materials Requirement Planning → 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.
mass customization → the method of producing large quantities of goods at a low cost
Mass production → set of principles concerned with reducing waste and improving flow
Computer-Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) → combine design and manufacturing functions with other automated functions, such as order taking, shipment, and billing for the complete automation of a manufacturing plant
Backward scheduling → where 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.