Operations Management Study Set 5

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Quiz 6 :

Process Selection and Facility Layout

Quiz 6 :

Process Selection and Facility Layout

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Information technology refers to competitive data.
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A cafeteria line would be an example of a process-focused layout.
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Intermittent processing can take the form of batch processing or a job shop.
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Process layouts feature departments or other functional groupings of personnel or equipment.
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Morale problems can be a reason for redesign of a facility layout.
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In general, job-shop systems have a lower unit cost than continuous systems do because continuous systems use costly specialized equipment.
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As a general rule, continuous processing systems produce products with very little variety.
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Continuous processing is the best way to produce customized output.
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Product layouts typically achieve high utilization of labor and equipment.
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Right-sized equipment tends to be larger than equipment used in traditional process layouts.
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Repetitive processing systems repetitively rotate production through small batches of a variety of products.
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There are three basic process types: input, processing, and output.
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Avoiding bottlenecks is the primary goal of product design.
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Continuous production systems are typically very rigid and costly to change.
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A possible disadvantage of a product layout is an inflexible system.
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The term "computer-aided manufacturing" refers primarily to the use of robotics in process control.
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A job-shop processing system generally requires less-skilled workers than a continuous processing system.
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Flexible manufacturing systems bring the benefits of automation to continuous processes.
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A manufacturing cell allows the production of a wide range of very different products.
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Product layouts can more easily adapt to variations in product requirements than process layouts can.
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