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41) New trends in operations management include A) global focus B) mass

Question : 41) New trends in operations management include A) global focus B) mass : 1977119

41) New trends in operations management include

A) global focus

B) mass customization

C) empowered employees

D) rapid product development

E) All of the above are new trends in operations management.

42) Which of the following statements about trends in operations management is false?

A) Job specialization is giving way to empowered employees.

B) Local or national focus is giving way to global focus.

C) Environmentally-sensitive production is giving way to low-cost focus.

D) Rapid product development is partly the result of shorter product cycles.

E) All of the above statements are false.

43) A foundry produces circular utility access hatches (manhole covers). If 120 covers are produced in a 10-hour shift, the productivity of the line is

A) 1.2 covers/hr

B) 2 covers/hr

C) 12 covers/hr

D) 1200 covers/hr

E) none of the above

44) A foundry produces circular utility access hatches (manhole covers). Currently, 120 covers are produced in a 10-hour shift.  If labor productivity can be increased by 20%, it would then be

A) 14.4 covers/hr

B) 24 covers/hr

C) 240 covers/hr

D) 1200 covers/hr

E) none of the above

45) Gibson Valves produces cast bronze valves on an assembly line. If 1600 valves are produced in an 8-hour shift, the productivity of the line is

A) 2 valves/hr

B) 40 valves/hr

C) 80 valves/hr

D) 200 valves/hr

E) 1600 valves/hr

46) Gibson Valves produces cast bronze valves on an assembly line, currently producing 1600 valves each 8-hour shift. If the productivity is increased by 10%, it would then be

A) 180 valves/hr

B) 200 valves/hr

C) 220 valves/hr

D) 880 valves/hr

E) 1760 valves/hr

47) Gibson Valves produces cast bronze valves on an assembly line, currently producing 1600 valves per shift. If the production is increased to 2000 valves per shift, labor productivity will increase by

A) 10%

B) 20%

C) 25%

D) 40%

E) 50%

48) The Dulac Box plant produces 500 cypress packing boxes in two 10-hour shifts. What is the productivity of the plant?

A) 25 boxes/hr

B) 50 boxes/hr

C) 5000 boxes/hr

D) none of the above

E) not enough data to determine productivity

49) The Dulac Box plant works two 8-hour shifts each day.  In the past, 500 cypress packing boxes were produced by the end of each day. The use of new technology has enabled them to increase productivity by 30%. Productivity is now approximately

A) 32.5 boxes/hr

B) 40.6 boxes/hr

C) 62.5 boxes/hr

D) 81.25 boxes/hr

E) 300 boxes/hr

50) The Dulac Box plant produces 500 cypress packing boxes in two 10-hour shifts. Due to higher demand, they have decided to operate three 8-hour shifts instead. They are now able to produce 600 boxes per day. What has happened to productivity?

A) It has not changed.

B) It has increased by 37.5 boxes/hr.

C) It has increased by 20%.

D) It has decreased by 8.3%.

E) It has decreased by 9.1%.

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