BSOP 206 DeVry Week 7 Quiz Latest




BSOP 206 DeVry Week 7 Quiz Latest


BSOP 206 DeVry Week 7 Quiz Latest

Question 1.1.(TCO 13) Which one of the following statements about maintenance is not true? (Points : 2)

  • Preventive maintenance guarantees zero breakdowns.
  • Breakdown maintenance is reactive.
  • Preventive maintenance is proactive
  • Preventive maintenance is not about keeping machinery and equipment running.
  • Human resources are not needed in order for maintenance management to be effective.

Question 2.2.(TCO 13) Mean time between failures (MTBF) measures _____. (Points : 2)

  • days between failures
  • operating time between forecasts
  • number of failures per unit time
  • number of operations between failures
  • expected time between a repair and failure

Question 3.3.(TCO 10) The two most basic policies associated with employment stability are _____. (Points : 2)

  • produce to exact demand and keep constant employment
  • employment for life and guaranteed minimum wage
  • follow demand exactly and hold inventories constant
  • incentive plans and piece-rate plans

Question 4.4.(TCO 10) The behavioral approach to job design that involves adding tasks of requiring similar skills to an existing job is _____. (Points : 2)

  • job involvement
  • job enrichment
  • job enhancement
  • job rotation
  • None of the above

Question 5.5.(TCO 10) Management and labor share the labor cost reductions in which of these compensation schemes? (Points : 2)

  • Bonus system
  • Quota system
  • Scepter plan
  • None of the above

Question 6.6.(TCO 10) “A chart depicting right and left hand motions” describes _____. (Points : 2)

  • an operations chart
  • an activity chart
  • a flow diagram
  • a control chart

Question 7.7.(TCO 10) The objective of a human resource strategy is to _____. (Points : 2)

  • produce the demand forecast at lowest labor cost
  • match employment levels with demand
  • achieve a reasonable quality of work life at low cost
  • manage labor and materials so people are effectively and efficiently utilized
  • None of the above

Question 8.8.(TCO 10) Operations charts are used to analyze _____. (Points : 2)

  • movement of people or materials
  • utilization of an operator and machine
  • body movements
  • time taken by various activities
  • unnecessary micro-motions

Question 9.9.(TCO 10) Shadow boards and foot printing are elements of _____. (Points : 2)

  • the Hawthorne studies
  • workplace noise reduction
  • project management in service firms
  • the visual workplace
  • specialization of labor

Question 10.10.(TCO 10) Which of the following statements describes job rotation? (Points : 2)

  • The job contains a larger number of similar tasks.
  • The job includes some planning and control necessary for job accomplishment.
  • The operator is allowed to move from one specialized job to another.
  • The operator’s schedule is flexible.
  • The operator is not allowed to move, for example, from one type of CNC machine to the other.

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Question 1.1.(TCO 10) Match the following terms with their correct definitions. (Points : 10)

Potential Matches:

1 :Studies & improves operator and/or equipment utilization

2 :Analyzes the movement of hands and feet

3 :Uses schematics to investigate movement of people or materials

4 :Focuses on how a job is done

5 :Shows the economy of motion


:Flow diagram

:Micro motion

:Activity chart

:Operations chart

:Methods analysis

2.(TCO 10) What was the significance of the Hawthorne Studies? (Points : 5)

Question 3.3.(TCO 10) What are the differences among job enrichment, job enlargement, job rotation, job specialization, and employee empowerment? (Points : 5)

Question 4.4.(TCO 10) What is methods analysis? (Points : 5)

Question 5.5.(TCO 13) What is the difference between preventative maintenance and breakdown maintenance? (Points : 5)

Question 6.6.(TCO 13) Explain how employee empowerment can assist in the maintenance function? (Points : 5)

Question 7.7.(TCO 13) Discuss how redundancy improves product reliability in two or more sentences. (Points : 5)