GSCM206 Quiz Week 1

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GSCM206 Quiz Week 1
(TCO 1) Which one the following is not a reason why productivity is difficult to…

 

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GSCM206 Quiz Week 1

GSCM206 Quiz Week 1

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(TCO 1) Which one the following is not a reason why productivity is difficult to improve in the service sector?

Labor intensive

Focuses on individual attributes

Often an intellectual task

Easy to mechanize and automate

Difficult to evaluate for quality

(TCO 1) What are the five elements in the management process?

Plan, direct, organize, pricing, and supervise

Accounting/finance, marketing, operations, and management

Organize, plan, implement, staff, and lead

All of the above

None of the above

(TCO 2) Which of the following is the best example of a pure service?

Counseling

Oil change

Heart transplant

Electric Co-Op

All of the above

(TCO 2) Which of the following has not been a key driver to the globalization of business?

Reduction in cultural barriers

Technology

Improved political stability

Reliable shipping

All of the above

(TCO 4) The Dulac Box plant produces 400 cypress packing boxes in one two-person assembly line during a 10-hour shift. What is the labor productivity of this assembly line?

20 boxes/labor hour

25 boxes/labor hour

50 boxes/labor hour

250 boxes/labor hour

500 boxes/labor hour

(TCO 4) Gibson Valves produces air valves on a five-person assembly line. If 1,200 valves are produced in an 8-hour shift, what is the labor productivity of the line?

2 valves/labor hour

4 valves/labor hour

30 valves/labor hour

40 valves/labor hour

80 valves/labor hour

(TCO 4) John has a part-time business taking engagement photos. He currently works a total of 5 hours per day to produce 15 group photos. What is his productivity?

One photo per hour

Two photos per hour

Three photos per hour

Four photos per hour

(TCO 2) The impact of a firm’s strategies to achieve their mission is which of the following?

They exploit opportunities and strengths.

They operate on medium-range tactics.

They are not long range.

They neutralize threats and avoid weaknesses.

They both exploit opportunities and strengths, and they neutralize threats and avoid weaknesses.

(TCO 2) Which of the following is an example of competing on quick response?

A firm produces its product with less raw material waste than its competitors.

A firm offers more reliable products than its competitors.

A firm’s products are introduced into the market faster than its competitors.

A firm’s research and development department generates many ideas for new products.

(TCO 4) Which is not a reason for a firm to internationalize operations?

Track customer complaints

Improve the supply chain

Provide better goods and services

Understand markets

All of the above