GSCM330QuizzesWeek 7: Quiz

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Submitted 16 Apr at 4:53
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Question 1
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(TCOs 5 and 12) The feature that distinguishes JIT from lean and TPS is

a greater emphasis on forced problem solving.
a greater emphasis on respect for people.
a greater emphasis on getting to know the customer.

All of the above
None of the above
JIT emphasizes forced problem solving. See Chapter 16, page 626.

Question 2
10 / 10 pts
(TCOs 5 and 12) The feature that distinguishes lean from JIT and TPS is
a greater emphasis on forced problem solving.
a greater emphasis on respect for people.

a greater emphasis on understanding the customer.
All of the above
None of the above
Lean operations emphasize understanding the customer. See Chapter 16, page 626.

Question 3
0 / 10 pts
(TCOs 5 and 12) Leading organizations select approaches associated with JIT, TPS, and lean on the basis of
the latest practices in their industry.
the culture of their workforce.
that which has been adopted by the organizations thought leaders.
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their customer base.

what makes sense for them.
Leading organizations use the approaches and techniques that make sense for them. See Chapter 16, page 626.

Question 4
10 / 10 pts
(TCOs 5 and 12) Having few vendors is a strategy that is associated with which of the following?
Batch processing
ERP systems
Finite capacity systems

JIT
None of the above
See Figure 16.1 of the textbook.

Question 5
10 / 10 pts
(TCOs 5 and 12) Group technology codes help identify components
that can be offloaded.
used for training of employees in lean techniques.
identified as candidates for lean partnerships.

grouped into families.
None of the above
Group technology codes help identify components with similar characteristics so we can group them into families. See Chapter 16, page 631.

Question 6
10 / 10 pts
(TCOs 5 and 12) In JIT, it is important to reduce lot sizes. In order to accomplish this, it is necessary to do which of the following?
Ensure adequate stock of raw material

Reduce setup times
Cross-train workers
Engage the workforce
None of the above
Reduced lot sizes must be accompanied by reduced setup times. See Chapter 16, page 634.

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