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Mis 302 exam 2

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Lean production requires a "push & pull" system of inventory replenishment.
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Lean production replaced JIT in the 1990s because JIT did not address the problem of reducing waste.
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Lean production makes implementing green strategies in manufacturing processes more difficult.
true
Green strategies that save energy and fight global warming have broad consumer appeal and political support.
true
Group technology is a philosophy wherein similar parts are grouped together and the processes required to make the parts are arranged as a work cell.
true
"Quality at the source" requires factory workers to become their own inspectors.
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A Kanban control system uses a signaling device to regulate JIT flows.
true
Respect for people is a key to the Japanese improvement ideas in manufacturing.
true
One of the many JIT techniques that have been successfully applied in service firms is the upgrading of housekeeping.
true
Preventive maintenance is emphasized in lean production to ensure that flows are not interrupted by downtime or malfunctioning equipment.
product defects
In the textbook Toyota's Fujio Cho identified which of the following types of waste to be eliminated?
Kanban production control system
Which of the following is an element that addresses elimination of waste under lean production?
in a paperless control system, containers can be used instead of cards
Which of the following statements holds true for Kanban production control systems?
Design for workflow balance
In designing a lean production facility layout a designer should do which of the following?
make frequent deliveries
In implementing a lean production system you should work with suppliers to do which of the following?
no extra inventory
In a lean production system we expect to see which of the following?
freeze windows
Which of the following is a lean production technique that is not reported in the textbook to have been successfully applied in service firms?
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JIT is typically applied to non-repetitive manufacturing.
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One of the many JIT techniques that have been successfully applied in service firms is leveling facility load.
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One of the few JIT techniques that do not work well in service firms is demand-pull scheduling.
reducing waiting time between process operations
Group technology (GT) is credited with which of the following benefits?
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Facility location analysis considers the competitive imperative of lowest total cost.
true
Facility location analysis considers the competitive imperative of locating near the appropriate labor pool to take advantage of high technical skills.
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In facility location decision-making the educational and skill levels of the labor pool must match the company's needs.
true
The objective of facility location analysis is to select the site with the lowest total cost.
adequate low cost labor
Which of the following is not an infrastructure criteria used in facility location analysis?
north american free trade agreement countries
An example of a trading bloc is which of the following?
centroid method
Which of the following is a plant location methodology good for locating a single facility within a set of existing facilities based in distances and volumes of goods shipped?
to determine which corner of a street intersection to locate a retail service facility
In which of the following situations should we not use the transportation method of linear programming?
volume of goods to be shipped between existing points
The centroid method for plant location uses which of the following data?
highway
Very few products are moved without at least part of their journey being by which mode of transportation?
true
A favorable business climate in facility location decision-making might include government legislation of tax abatements.
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Quality of life in a host community is not a major factor in making the facility location decision.
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In facility location decision-making the factor-rating system is one of the least used general location techniques.
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Facility location analysis considers the competitive imperative of locating near the appropriate labor pool to take advantage of high technical skills.
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An example of a positive business climate that might influence a facility location decision is increasing governmental costs and increasing property taxes.
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A free trade zone is typically a closed facility into which foreign goods can be brought without being subject to the usual customs requirements.
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In facility location decision-making the factor-rating system is based on linear programming.
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Services typically have multiple site locations to maintain close contact with customers.
willingness of local politicians to provide favorable treatment for a consideration
An important issue in facility location analysis is business climate. An unfavorable business climate could be indicated by which of the following?
pipeline
What transportation mode has very high initial investment costs but gives a very low cost per mile for products that are highly specialized and require no packaging?
false
In facility location decision-making the factor-rating system is one of the least used general location techniques.
true
A major problem in a plant location decision based on the factor-rating system is that simple point-rating schemes do not account for the wide variance of costs that may occur within each factor used in the analysis.
true
A third-party logistics company is a firm that manages all or part of another company's product delivery operations.
false
DHL and United Parcel Service are transportation companies which are prohibited from functioning as a third-party logistics company the way Federal Express does.
gross national product
Which of the following is a not criterion that influences manufacturing plant or warehouse facility location decisions?