11 Jun 2014

Smu mba production and operationt management sample paper set one



Question:
An operations strategy is developed using many sources of input.Which is the least likely to have input?

 Response:
Planning
Top Management 
Correct
Suppliers
Feedback:
Right choice - Suplliers are the least likely to have inputs
Quality
Question:
Which is the correct hierarchy of operations management decisions (highest first)?
Response:
Operating, strategic, tactical
Operating, tactical, strategic  Not the right choice -Operating is not given the highest priority
 
Should have chosen
Strategic, tactical, operating
Wrong
Goals, missions, productivity
Feedback:
Not the right choice -these are not on the highest priority list of operations management
Question:
A measure of productivity which reflects a combination of some or all of the resources used to obtain a certain output is

 Response:
Wrong
materials productivity  Not the right choice - Productivity w.r.t materials
 
Should have chosen
multi-factor productivity Right choice - multi factor productivity combines materials, lobour, machine and other resouces as well
 
labor productivity Not the right choice - Productivity w.r.t lobour
machine productivity Not the right choice - Productivity w.r.t machine
Unit 1 Mark 2
Question:
Fishbone diagram is
 Response:
A visual representation of process showing the various steps
Wrong
Graphical representation of distribution of data 
Feedback:
 Not the right choice - it is called Histogram
 
Used for classitying problem areas according to the degree of importance and attending to the most important.
Should have chosen
Used to identify the root cause of any problem
Unit 1 Mark 1
 Productivity is calculated by:
 Response:
Adding inputs to outputs
Should have chosen
Dividing outputs by inputs
Multiplying inputs by outputs 
Dividing inputs by outputs
Question:
Many factors impact productivity, one factor not generally stated as having a negative impact on productivity is:
 Response:
Should have chosen
Liability claims
 b. Increased emphasis on services  Not the right choice - pressure for high quality service does have an impact on productivity

 
Government regulations
Wrong
Emphasis on short-term performance
Feedback:
Not the right choice - short term performance leads to drop in productivity
Question:
___________ is the originator of ________________, which is used to identify the root cause of any problem.

 Response:
Should have chosen
Kaoru Ishikawa, Fishbone diagram Right choice - Fishbone diagram is also called as Cause & Effect disgram
 
Kaoru Kaizan, Fishbone diagram 
Wrong
Kaoru Kanban, Pareto analysis
Feedback:
Not the right choice - Kanban is related to JIT
Taguchi , Affinity diagram
Question:
Demand fluctuations, uncertainties of production owing to ________ and __________being created drag the productivity down

 Response:
shortage of materials , crisis  
Should have chosen
Break down and inventories
Wrong
strikes and mismanagement
Feedback:
Not the right choice - Strikes and mismanagment is not related to demand fluctuations and production uncertainities.
power failures and frequent suspensions
Question:
Make or buy decisions have to be taken to meet the varying demands to smoothen deficits or excesses by two well known methods namely -

 Response:
Supply and Demand capacities
Wrong
CPM and LPP  
Feedback:
Not the right choice - CPM is used to find the critical path in shop floor. LPP is used to optimize a condition
 
Should have chosen
Matching Demand and Level Capacity
Production capacity and financial feasibility

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