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Operations Management

1. CRP assigns work to the next available machine rather than the one that can perform the job most efficiently.

a. true b. false

2. For a set number of jobs to be processed on one machine, SPT will always minimize average number of jobs in the system.

a. true b. false

3. In sequencing jobs through two serial machines where every job follows the same sequence on the two machines, Johnson's Rule can be applied.

a. true b. false

4. In order to identify the source of reduced output using I/O control, the planned input is compared to planned output and actual input is compared to actual output.

a. true b. false

5. Phantom bills of material are used for transient subassemblies that are immediately consumed in the next stage of manufacture.

a. true b. false

6. Using the MRP approach to inventory control, demand for the finished product is derived from the number of component parts forecasted.

a. true b. false

7. Cycle counting:

a. cannot replace end of the year physical inventory
b. is often based on ABC classification
c. controls access to stockrooms
d. all of the above

8. A(n) _________ specifies the sequence in which jobs or activities should be processed.

a. load summary report
b. load profile
c. dispatch list
d. input/output report

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