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5 Matching questions

  1. enterprise resource planning
  2. ISO Standards
  3. operations management
  4. just-in-time inventory control
  5. production layout
  1. a 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.
  2. b used mostly for high- volume, standardized products that can be produced in a sequential fashion.
  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 Consists of managing the activities and processes to produce and distribute goods and services
  5. e Worldwide standards of quality for goods and services

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. The planning, implementation, and control measures used to convert resources into finished products. (focused on products)
  3. set of principles concerned with reducing waste and improving flow
  4. 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. production of goods or services tailored to meet customers' individual needs cost- effectively

5 True/False questions

  1. mass customizationthe method of producing large quantities of goods at a low cost


  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 planused mostly for high- volume, standardized products that can be produced in a sequential fashion.


  4. 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.


  5. Computer-Aided Design (CAD)uses the design data to control the machinery used in the manufacturing process