PURCHASING AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
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SCM. The supply chain management philosophy emerged in which decade?
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SCM. ____ is an example of a pure good.
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SCM. When suppliers, distributors, and customers partner with each other to improve the performance of the entire system, they are participating in a ________
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SCM. A successful TQM program incorporates all of the following except
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SCM. Which one of these was not mentioned in the list of recent trends in operations management?
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SCM. Marketing logistics involves getting the right product to the right customer in the right place at the right time. Which one of the following is not included in this process?
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SCM. Among the tools of TQM, the tool ordinarily used to aid in understanding the sequence of events through which a product travels is a
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SCM. Which of the following is true regarding control charts?
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SCM. Supply chain concept originated in what discipline?
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SCM. The amount of inventory kept at each stock point in a warehouse network is usually based on:
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SCM. To reduce inventory management costs, many companies use a system called ________, which involves carrying only small inventories of parts or merchandise, often only enough for a few days of operation
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SCM. , In procurement objectives, what is not of essesnce?
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SCM. Quality is both quantitative and
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SCM. From the economic system's point of view, the role of marketing intermediaries is to transform the assortment of products made by producers into the assortment of products wanted by ________Channel members.
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SCM. If a sample of parts is measured and the mean of the measurements is outside the control limits the process is
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SCM. A ____________ encompasses all activities associated with the flow and transformation of goods from the raw material stage, through to the end user, as well as the associated information flows.
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SCM. Which one does not use operations management?
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SCM. A quality circle holds a brainstorming session and attempts to identify the factors responsible for flaws in a product. Which tool do you suggest they use to organize their findings?
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SCM. Today, a growing number of firms now outsource some or all of their logistics to ________intermediaries.
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SCM. Which of the following activities is not a direct responsibility of operations management?
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SCM. Which of the following is the least likely decision to be made by Operations Managers
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SCM."Quality is defined by the customer" is
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SCM. Total Quality Management emphasizes
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SCM. What is the meaning of JIT
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SCM. A fishbone diagram is also known as a
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SCM. The most common form of quality control includes:
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SCM. When a sample measurement falls inside the control limits, it means that
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SCM. Inspection, scrap, and repair are examples of
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SCM. Which function typically employs more people than any other functional area?
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SCM. A Supply Chain includes the chain of entities involved in the planning,procurement,production and ------------- of products and services
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SCM. Which of the following statements is true of LEAN?
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SCM. A quality loss function utilizes all of the following costs except
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SCM. The inputs to a transformation process include all of the following except
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SCM. what is the meaning of EOQ
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SCM. A worker operates a shear press. She notices that the metal sheets she is cutting have curled edges. Who should get the first "shot" at solving the problem?
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SCM. What is the meaning of MRP11
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SCM. Which of the following is not a typical supply chain member?
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SCM. What is a perfect order?
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SCM. There are four generic processes involved in any SCM-Planning for operations,Sourcing decisions,Manufacturing related activities and
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SCM. In a SC,Material flows in one direction while _________from in both direction
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SCM. A supply chain is essentially a sequence of linked:
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SCM. Which of the following is not one of the major categories of costs associated with quality?
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SCM. What best describes the objectives of Purchasing.
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SCM,. Pareto charts are used to
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SCM. The bullwhip effect:
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SCM. Which of the following are not key attributes of supply chain management?
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SCM. Positive, long-term relationships between supply chain participants refer to:
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SCM. Which of the following functions is not a core function of an organisation?
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SCM.What name is often given to the Japanese „total approach‟ to removing anything that does not add value to the final product?
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SCM. Raw materials and specialised services procured are converted into useful service offerings and finaly distributed to customers in following Industry
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SCM. If two potential suppliers can deliver a part with the same quality and prices, the selection should be based on:
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SCM. From the economic system's point of view, the role of marketing intermediaries is to transform the assortment of products made by producers into the assortment of products wanted by ________ Channel members.
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SCM. Lean production involves
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SCM. Which one of the following is not a typical question dealt with by an operations manager
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SCM. What are the Pre- Transaction elements in Customer satisafaction?
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SCM.When suppliers, distributors, and customers collaborate with each other to improve the performance of the entire system, they are participating in a ________
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SCM. Which of the following is not a key activity of an operations manager?
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SCM. Which of the following is not a type of operations?
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SCM.Which one of the following would not generally be considered an aspect of operations management?
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SCM. , An essential role in Procurement is
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SCM. What is SCM?
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SCM. .TQM refers to
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SCM. "Quality is conformance to specifications”-This definition of quality is from point of view of
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SCM. Which of the following is not true about a lean production system?
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SCM. All of the following costs are likely to decrease as a result of better quality except
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SCM .Zero defects in manufacturing
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SCM. A company's channel decisions directly affect every ________.
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SCM. Intermediaries play an important role in matching ________.
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SCM. Which of the following is not a typical inspection point?
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SCM. A supply chain is a sequence of firms that perform activities required:
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SCM. What best described “Lead Time”
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SCM. Just-in-time/SCM purchasing requires the following condition:
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SCM. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of SCM Purchasing?
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SCM. Which of the following is not an area of responsibility for a logistics manager?
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SCM. According to the manufacturing-based definition of quality
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SCM. A recent consumer survey conducted for a car dealership indicates that, when buying a car, customers are primarily concerned with the salesperson's ability to explain the car's features, the salesperson's friendliness, and the dealer's honesty. The dealership should be especially concerned with which dimensions of service quality?
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SCM. Which of the following would not be normally considered as a key feature of Operations Management?
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SCM. Which one of the following is not a typical question dealt with by an operations managers?
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SCM. Cooperative supply chain relationships developed to enhance the overall business performance of both parties is a definition
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SCM. The resources required by every Manager to achieve the pre- determined goals and objectives are:
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SCM. Which came last in the development of manufacturing techniques?
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SCM. The goal of inspection is to
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SCM.To reduce inventory management costs, many companies use a system called ________, which involves carrying only small inventories of parts or merchandise, often only enough for a few days of operation.
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SCM. The variability in demand orders among supply chain participants:
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SCM. Today, a growing number of firms now outsource some or all of their logistics to ________ intermediaries
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SCM. The goal of Total Quality Management is:
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SCM. Which of the following is NOT a factor affecting the supply chain?
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