Operations Management Study Set 1

Business

Quiz 8 :

Human Resources

Quiz 8 :

Human Resources

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The normal time to perform a job is calculated by dividing the elemental average by the standard time.
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Work sampling is a technique for determining the proportion of time a worker or machine is idle.
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In a time study, the normal time is computed as
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A time study is a statistical sample distribution, where the number of cycles is the sample size.
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How many cycles should be used in a time study in order to be 95% confident that the time-study average job cycle time is within 5% of the true average job cycle time? Assume that the average job cycle time was 2.67 minutes and the standard deviation of the sample was 0.72 minutes.
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In a time study, the standard time is calculated as
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As part of its quality-improvement program, a company is conducting a time study for a particular job. The time study encompassed 10 job cycles, and the results include the following cumulative times and performance rating factors for each element: img The standard time for this job, using an allowance factor of 16%, is
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Rating the worker's performance is typically an objective, easy task which can be done by any employee.
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As part of a time study, a particular job was analyzed. The study included 20 job cycles and the following cumulative times and performance rating factors for each element were reported: img Assuming an allowance factor of 15%, the standard time for this job would be
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Work sampling is an easier, cheaper, and quicker approach to work measurement than the time study.
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Determining the length of time it takes to do a job is known as work measurement.
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Workers often do not like to be the subject of a time study and are sometimes unwilling to cooperate.
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The allowance factor is a percentage increase in the normal cycle time.
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Under normal circumstances and conditions, the time required by an "average" worker to perform a job once is referred to as the cycle time.
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The basic principle underlying an incentive piece-rate wage system is that workers produced more if they were paid for the additional output.
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As part of its quality-improvement program, a company is conducting a time study for a particular job. The time study encompassed 10 job cycles, and the results include the following cumulative times and performance rating factors for each element. An allowance factor of 16% is assumed. img The normal cycle time for this job would be
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The normal times for basic, generic micro motions developed by an outside organization in a laboratory-type environment are referred to as
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___ time is the time required by an "average" worker to perform a job under normal circumstances and conditions.
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Work sampling tends to be more disruptive on the workplace than time studies.
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Advantages of using a predetermined motion time system include all of the following except
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