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Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 2
MB0044 – Production & operations Management - 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1133) Assignment Set- 1 60 Marks

Note: Each question carries 10 Marks. Answer all the questions.

1. What are the components of systems productivity? Explain how CAD and CIM help in improving productivity.

2. What do you understand by ‘industry best practice’? different types of Benchmarking.

Briefly explain

3. List out the various automated systems for transfer of materials in the production plant. What do you understand by Line Balancing? Explain with an example.

4. Explain the different types of Quality Control Tools with examples? How do Crosby’s absolutes of quality differ from Deming’s principles?

5. Define project cycle, project management, and scope of project. List the various project management knowledge areas? What are the reasons for failure of a project?

6. Explain the various phases in project management life cycle. Explain the necessity and objectives of SCM.

Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 2
MB0044 – Production & operations Management - 4 Credits

(Book ID: B1133) Assignment Set- 1 60 Marks
Note: Each question carries 10 Marks. Answer all the questions.

1. Take an example of any product or service industry and explain the factors considered while taking the decision on plant location. 2. What is Business Process? Explain with an example as to why a business process is to be modelled. 3. What is Value Engineering? Explain briefly its origins and objectives. 4. Discuss the difference between work study and motion study. Explain with an example. 5. Time taken by three machines on five jobs in a factory is tabulated below in table below. Find out the optimal sequence to be followed to minimise the idle time taken by the jobs on the machines. Job A B C D E Machine 1 (M1) 6 4 5 3 4 Machine 2 (M2) 8 5 5 4 3 Machine 3 (M3) 7 3 7 6 4

6. List the seven principles of SCM. Discuss...
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