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Question Question 1 1. The following supply chain concept was introduced in the 1990's in an attempt to reduce waste and increase performance: Business Process Reengineering Offshoring Vertical Integration Material Requirement Planning 1.6 points Question 2 1. Effective supply chain management relies on competitive bidding, corporate privacy, and contracts based on short-term performance. True False 1.6 points Question 3 1. According to the text, the FOUR important elements of the supply chain are: Purchasing, manufacturing, transportation, retail stores Purchasing, operations, logistics, integration Purchasing, manufacturing, logistics, transportation Purchasing, operations, manufacturing, distribution 1.6 points Question 4 1. Which of the following was a popular way in the 1990's of developing radically new business processes in an effort to reduce waste and increase performance? Business process reengineering Benchmarking Process integration Vertical integration 1.6 points Question 5 1. According to the textbook, rapidly changing communication technology makes the development of global partnerships more difficult than in the past. True False 1.6 points Question 6 1. Right-shoring refers to: An expansion of the supply chain Contraction activities within the supply chain An increase in the responsiveness of the supply chain A decrease in the responsiveness of the supply chain 1.6 points Question 7 1. Successful modern supply chain management typically includes the practice of: Keeping high inventories throughout the supply chain Always purchasing materials with the lowest per unit cost The sharing of information between supply chain partners Leadership through the practice of issuing ultimatums to your supply chain partners 1.6 points Question 8 1. Assembly or production of finished products, producing the right amount of product, and ensuring that finished products meet specific quality, cost, and customer service requirements are all important issues that are most closely related to: Purchasing Operations Integration Distribution 1.6 points Question 9 1. Improved quality is one benefit of using a lean production system. True False 1.6 points Question 10 1. According to the textbook, the keys to successful supply chain management include trust and honest, accurate communications between supply chain partners. True False 1.6 points Question 11 1. Which of the following is an illustration of a company that has vertically integrated? A computer manufacturer that acquires its computer components supplier A computer manufacturer that acquires warehouses to aid in its product distribution A computer components supplier that begins to assemble computers for sale to consumers All of these 1.6 points Question 12 1. Trends in supply chain management include increasing inventory levels and considering the elimination of logistics intensive online retailing. True False 1.6 points Question 13 1. Which of the following can be classified as a 3PL? A company that offers warehousing services A company that offers transportation services A company that offers customs clearing services All of these 1.6 points Question 14 1. The bullwhip effect is the result of companies producing excessive defective products; defective items are whipped back from the end customer toward the manufacturer of the defect. True False 1.6 points Question 15 1. Which of the following is strategy usually employed by lean organizations in an effort to ensure continued quality compliance among suppliers and with internal production facilities? MRP II Six Sigma 3PL CAPS 1.6 points Question 16 1. According to the textbook, environmental and social impacts are considered outside of supply chain management. True False 1.6 points Question 17 1. Which of the following statements is TRUE? Supply chain management was invented by the auto manufacturing industry Strategic partnerships are seen as one of the foundations of supply chain management Purchasing is seen as the final and most difficult step in the supply chain Service response logistics is the digital distribution of services 1.6 points Question 18 1. Which of the following would be considered a third party provider? A Raw materials supplier An intermediate component manufacturer A firm that leases storage warehousing An end product manufacturer 1.6 points Question 19 1. Trucking companies, airfreight shipping companies, and information system providers can all be considered service providers to the supply chain. True False 1.6 points Question 20 1. The universally accepted definition of supply chain management is "the management and integration of the parties involved in producing the end items coveted by consumers." True False 1.6 points Question 21 1. Which of the following is a reverse logistics activity? Recycling products and components Delivering finished goods to your customer Developing a collaborative relationship with your supplier Managing the quality of products 1.6 points Question 22 1. According to the textbook, supply chains include raw material suppliers, intermediate component manufacturers, end-product manufacturers, wholesale distributors, and retailers. True False 1.6 points Question 23 1. A certain supply chain is made up of: Raw Materials Supplier, Components Manufacturer, A firm that manufacturers Sub-assemblies, End Item Manufacturer, Wholesale Distributor, and Local Retail Chain Warehouse.Who is considered the second tier supplier of the firm that manufacturers’ Sub-assemblies? Raw Materials Supplier Wholesale Distributor The final end item consumer Components Manufacturer Local Retail Chain Warehouse 1.6 points Question 24 1. Which of the following acronyms is NOT paired with its correct "translation?" TQM, Total Quality Management JIT, Just-in-Time MRP, Manufacturing Responsiveness and Planning ERP, Enterprise Resource Planning 1.6 points Question 25 1. According to the textbook, retail stores are considered the focal firms in modern supply chains. True False 1.6 points Question 26 1. The term Supply Chain Management and the field of study it represents today seems to have emerged in the: 1980's 1970's 1960's 1990's 1.6 points Question 27 1. The following is an example of the bullwhip effect: Barkley's produces a defective product and thus realizes an excessive increase in consumer returns Barkley's products are so successful that it adds a new retailer for distribution Barkley's incorrectly anticipates consumer demand resulting in stockouts at several popular retailers Barkley's is unhappy with the performance of a distributor which causes a chain-reaction of replacements to companies involved in its supply chain 1.6 points Question 28 1. Reverse logistics activities include the return of defective and damaged items to the manufacturer, and the recycling of used packaging. True False 1.6 points Question 29 1. Successful supply chain integration occurs when supply chain participants realize that the needs and desires of the end item manufacturer dictate the objectives and policies of all the other supply chain participants. True False 1.6 points Question 30 1. According to the textbook, third-party logistics providers (3LPs) do not offer assistance with helping products clear customs. True False 1.6 points Question 31 1. Encouraging or helping a firm's suppliers to perform in a desired fashion can be referred to as: Progressive procurement Supplier management Right-shoring Supply chain performance management 1.6 points Question 32 A certain supply chain is made up of: Raw Materials Supplier, Components Manufacturer, A firm that manufacturers Sub-assemblies, End Item Manufacturer, Wholesale Distributor, and Local Retail Chain Warehouse.Who is considered the End Item Manufacturer's second tier supplier? Raw Materials Supplier Wholesale Distributor The final end item consumer Components Manufacturer Local Retail Chain Warehouse 1.6 points Question 33 1. According to the textbook, a supply chain's end customers are the only true source of income for all supply chain organizations. True False 1.6 points Question 34 1. Which of the following acronyms is NOT paired with its correct "translation?" TQM, Total Quality Management JIT, Just-in-Time MRP, Materials Requirements Planning ERP, Estimated Response Parameters 1.6 points Question 35 1. According to the textbook, which of the following statements is TRUE? Consumers buy products based on a combination of: Cost, quality, manufacturer, and simplicity of use Cost, quality, availability, and brand Cost, quality, advertising, store preference, and appearance Cost, quality, availability, maintainability, and reputation 1.6 points Question 36 1. Transportation management, customer relationship management, network design, and service response logistics are all important issues that are most closely related to: Purchasing Manufacturing Integration Logistics 1.6 points Question 37 1. Lean production is typically associated with which of the following company's production systems? Proctor and Gamble Toyota Boeing Intel 1.6 points Question 38 1. Trends in supply chain management include increasing supply chain responsiveness and considering the negative environmental impacts of supply chains. True False 1.6 points Question 39 1. According to the textbook, conditions which must be present for successful supply chain management include: Vertical Integration Corporate contracts regarding performance expectations Short-term company focused performance Cooperation among firms 1.6 points Question 40 1. ISO9000 is a standardized program for certifying suppliers. True False 1.6 points Question 41 41. Which of the following is a system that aids in controlling inventory? MRP ERP AARP Both MRP and ERP 1.6 points Question 42 1. The assembly or production of finished products, producing the right amount of product, and ensuring that finished products meet specific quality, cost, and customer service requirements can all be considered elements of operations. True False 1.6 points Question 43 1. One operational method for controlling and managing inventory is the implementation of a software system which can be referred to as: Material requirements planning (MRP) Demand capacity tracking (DCT) Inventory sourcing (IS) Demand process reengineering (DPR) 1.6 points Question 44 1. According to the textbook, 'integration' is one of the four supply chain elements. True False 1.6 points Question 45 1. According to the textbook, in the 1950's and 1960's, mass production techniques focused on creating supplier partnerships, improving process design and flexibility, and improving product quality. True False 1.6 points
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Question

Question 1

1. The following supply chain concept was introduced in the 1990's in an attempt to reduce waste and increase performance:

Business Process Reengineering

Offshoring

Vertical Integration

Material Requirement Planning

1.6 points

Question 2

1. Effective supply chain management relies on competitive bidding, corporate privacy, and contracts based on short-term performance.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 3

1. According to the text, the FOUR important elements of the supply chain are:

Purchasing, manufacturing, transportation, retail stores

Purchasing, operations, logistics, integration

Purchasing, manufacturing, logistics, transportation

Purchasing, operations, manufacturing, distribution

1.6 points

Question 4

1. Which of the following was a popular way in the 1990's of developing radically new business processes in an effort to reduce waste and increase performance?

Business process reengineering

Benchmarking

Process integration

Vertical integration

1.6 points

Question 5

1. According to the textbook, rapidly changing communication technology makes the development of global partnerships more difficult than in the past.

True

False

1.6 points

Question 6

1. Right-shoring refers to:

 

An expansion of the supply chain

Contraction activities within the supply chain

An increase in the responsiveness of the supply chain

A decrease in the responsiveness of the supply chain

1.6 points

Question 7

1. Successful modern supply chain management typically includes the practice of:

Keeping high inventories throughout the supply chain

Always purchasing materials with the lowest per unit cost

The sharing of information between supply chain partners

Leadership through the practice of issuing ultimatums to your supply chain partners

1.6 points

Question 8

1. Assembly or production of finished products, producing the right amount of product, and ensuring that finished products meet specific quality, cost, and customer service requirements are all important issues that are most closely related to:

Purchasing

Operations

Integration

Distribution

1.6 points

Question 9

1. Improved quality is one benefit of using

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