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61) Productivity tends to be more difficult to improve in

Question : 61) Productivity tends to be more difficult to improve in : 1977121

61) Productivity tends to be more difficult to improve in the service sector because the work is

A) often difficult to automate

B) typically labor-intensive

C) frequently processed individually

D) often an intellectual task performed by professionals

E) All of the above make service productivity more difficult.

62) Firm A operates 10 hours each day, producing 100 parts/hour.  If productivity were increased 20%, how many hours would the plant have to work to produce 1000 parts?

A) less than 2 hours

B) between 9 and 10 hours

C) between 2 and 6 hours

D) between 6 and 8 hours

E) between 8 and 9 hours

63) A cleaning company uses 10 lbs each of chemicals A, B and C for each house it cleans.  After some quality complaints, the company has decided to increase its use of chemical A by an additional 10 lbs for each house.  By what % has productivity (houses per pound of chemical) fallen?

A) 0%

B) 10%

C) 15%

D) 25%

E) 33%

64) A cleaning company uses $10 of chemicals, $40 of labor, and $5 of misc. expenses for each house it cleans.  After some quality complaints, the company has decided to increase its use of chemicals by 50%.  By what % has multifactor productivity fallen?

A) 0%

B) 8.3%

C) 25%

D) 50%

E) none of the above or unable to determine

65) Among the ethical and social challenges facing operations managers are

A) honoring stakeholder commitments

B) maintaining a sustainable environment

C) efficiently developing and producing safe, quality products

D) providing a safe workplace

E) all of the above

66) Among the ethical and social challenges facing operations managers are

A) honoring financial commitments

B) maintaining a sustainable environment

C) developing low-cost products

D) providing an efficient workplace

E) all of the above

67) Which of the following is not among the ethical and social challenges facing operations managers?

A) honoring stakeholder commitments

B) maintaining a sustainable environment

C) efficiently developing and producing safe, quality products

D) increasing executive pay

E) providing a safe workplace

68) A business's stakeholders, whose conflicting perspectives cause ethical and social dilemmas, include

A) lenders

B) suppliers

C) owners

D) employees

E) all of the above

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