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MRP is usually practiced on items with dependent demand. (true) The Aggregate Plan, derived from the Master Production Schedule, specifies in more detail how much of each product is to be made at what time. (False) If 100 units of Q are needed and 10 are already in stock, gross requirement is 100 and net requirement is 90. Each R requires 4 of component S; each S requires 3 components of T. Lead time for R is 1 week. Lead time for S is two weeks. For T is 6. Lead time for R is _____ weeks. (B. 9) Which of the following is not a benefit of MRP? (A. Quality increases) A master production schedule specifies (C. What product is to be made and when) Its week 1, currently 20 As in stock… (D. Week 4, 40 As)

One goal of JIT Partnerships is the removal of in-plant inventory in small lots directly to the using department as needed. (True) Which of the following is generally found in most JIT environments? (E. Pull systems) Which of the following regarding pull systems is true? (D. Problems become more obvious) Concerning relationships with suppliers, which of the following combinations is critical to the success of JIT? (A. Close relationships with trust) Which one of the following is a characteristic of a JIT partnership? (D. Removal of incoming inspection) Chapter 6

An improvement in quality must necessarily increase costs. (false) Internal failure costs are associated with scrap, rework, and downtime. (true) Quality is mostly the business of the quality control staff, not ordinary employees. (false) Continuous improvement is based on the philosophy that every aspect of an operation can be improved. (true) Which of the following provides the relationship between quality management and product strategy? (D. Managing quality helps build successful product strategies) Which of the four major qualities of quality cost is particularly hard to quantify? (D. external failure costs) If a sample of parts is measured and the mean of the measurements is outside the...
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