27 Dec 2014

Smu mba operations management sample paper set one



4. The basic inputs to an operating system are:
Correct
Labour
Quality management
Maintenance management
Wrong
Process improvement
Feedback:
Not the right choice: It is a part feedback loops.

5. Which of these is not a part of Operations Support Layer?
Correct
Research & Development
Quality
Design
Wrong
Industrial Engineering.
Feedback:
Not the right choice: Industrial Engineering is a part of operations support layer.

6. Choose the odd one out in reference with Challenges in Operations Management:
Reduction in tariff levels.
Reduction in tariff levels.
Correct
Material
Feedback:
Right choice: This is one of the basic inputs to an operating system.
Intermediates and finished goods.
OM0010-Unit-01-2Mark-Questions
1. Choose the odd one out in reference with Emerging Trends in Business:
The internet, e-commerce and e-business
Correct
Lead Time Issues
Outsourcing as a major wave
Wrong
Dismantling of Trade barrier
Feedback:
Not the right choice: One of the list of major trends.

2. Service Organisations are characterised by:
A. Labour intensive.
B. High customer contact.
C. Low customer contact.
D. Long response time.
Correct
A, B
Wrong
A, C
Feedback:
Not the right choice: C is not right. Service Organisations are characterised by high customer contact.
B, D
C, D

1. Tooling is a part of which of the five layers of functions/activities that makes up an organisations 'Value Chain'?
Customer Layer
Core Operations Layer
Correct
Operations Support Layer
Wrong
Supplier Layer
Feedback:
Not the right choice: Tooling is a not a part of supplier layer.

2. Which among the following have dominant product attributes?
Management Consulting
Correct
Consumables
Wrong
Health Spas
Feedback:
Not the right choice: This is an example of Services as a Part of Operations.
Education

3. Services such as management consulting, health spas, and education that have dominant service attributes are related to:
Wrong
Operations Management - A Systems Perspective
Feedback:
Not the right choice: These attributes are not related to Operations Management - A Systems Perspective.
Current Trends in Manufacturing in India
World-class Manufacturing Practices
Correct
Services as a Part of Operations
3. Manufacturing organisations are characterised by:
A. Intangible, perishable products.
B. High customer contact.
C. Low customer contact.
D. Long response time.
Correct
C, D
Feedback:
Right choice: These are the two characteristics of Manufacturing organisations.
A, B
B, D
A, C

4. Identify the correct statement describing the manufacturing industry in India:
The manufacturing industry in India has remained stagnant over the last few years.
In the textile sector, the average Indian plant is about 1/5th the size of its Chinese counterpart.
Correct
One of the focus areas for manufacturing industry in India is likely to be elimination of waste.
Wrong
The strong points in Indian manufacturing industry pertain to the areas of good design and engineering skills in several sectors.
Feedback:
Not the right choice: These are the weak points.

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