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Process Analysis and Theory of Constraints

Assignment – A

 

Q1: Discuss the Project panning, Project execution and continuous improvement

Q2: Elaborate the Problem Associated With Company’s Existing Scheduling Technique

Q3: Discuss the meaning & concept of CCPM.

Q4: Discuss the HYPOTHESIS TESTING.

Q5: Discuss the Introduction to TOC applications in operations improvement.

Q6: Explain the process of benchmarking in detail.

Q7: Explain the Interface of process analysis with other disciplines

Q8: Explain the meaning of process analysis & process-based management.

 

Case Study

Q1: What do you understand by DBR? Discuss its approach & scheduling

Q2: What do you understand by synchronous manufacturing? Discuss the Symptoms of poor synchronization.

Q3: Elaborate the Problem Associated With Company’s Existing Scheduling Technique

 

Assignment – C

 

Q1: What is Critical chain project management (CCPM) is a method of planning and ……………….. projects?

( ) managing

( ) handling

( ) supervision

( ) administration

Q2: ………………………… can determine a size of project, feeding, and resource buffers.

( ) Critical chain methodology

( ) Process chain methodology

( ) Event chain methodology

( ) None of Above

Q3: The transition from the traditional silo-based business paradigm to supply chain management requires ………………. changes in organizational structures, cultures, and business strategy.

( ) Controllable & Dynamic

( ) Traumatic

( ) Never changed & controllable

( ) Static & Stable

Q4: Critical chain project management is based on methods and algorithms derived from ……………………………………….

( ) Theory of Constraints

( ) Throughput Accounting

( ) Event chain methodology

( ) Process chain methodology

Q5:  DBR methodology provides a mechanism for protecting total throughput of the system by the use of Time-buffers?

( ) True

( ) False

( ) .

( ) .

Q6: Theory in operations has undergone significant change in the past ……………. with a shift from an economics cost based view

( ) 40 years

( ) 50 years

( ) 70 years

( ) 90 years

Q7: The benefit of clearly communicating the project status through buffer management and regular reporting was acknowledged as key to gaining what was referred to as ‘ ………………………… information’ across the project

( ) TA

( ) TOC

( ) SIT

( ) JIT

Q8: Critical chain is an alternative to ……………………………

( ) Process analysis

( ) critical path analysis

( ) Scenario

( ) Environment

Q9: ICT is nothing more than a ………………… for supply chain transformations and is not a solution for such transformations.

( ) Storage

( ) accelerator

( ) catalyst

( ) Strategizing

Q10: The cumulative capability model emerged and subsequently led to theoretical models that encompass flow, trade-offs and continuous.

( ) Customer

( ) Mediator

( ) Expert

( ) Cumulative

Q11: The choice of process flow can depend on what stage in the product life cycle the firm is at?

( ) Economic Activity

( ) Sale Activity

( ) Retail Activity

( ) Logistics Activity

Q12: A …………………….. is an organized way of collecting and structuring data, its purpose is to collect the facts in the most efficient way:

( ) Histogram

( ) Dots or Tally

( ) Check Sheet

( ) Control Charts

Q13: The ……………………discipline develops and maintains the supporting artifacts that are used during Analysis and Design.

( ) Requirement

( ) Environment

( ) Test

( ) Organizational

Q14: The ……………………… is a tool for analyzing the relationship between the product life cycle and the technological life cycle

( ) product-process matrix

( ) Process Analysis

( ) Product Based Management

( ) Process Selection

Q15: A process flow structure generally falls into two categories: it can be either a job shop or a flow shop?

( ) Incomplete statement

( ) Not a justified statement

( ) False

( ) True

Q16: A …………………………. is the characteristic of a given product that causes the buyer to purchase it rather than the similar product of a competitor.

( ) Distinctive competence

( ) Competitors

( ) Management

( ) Organization

Q17: The continuous flow process is similar to the …………………….. as it has a fixed sequence and a set pace

( ) Life cycle

( ) Process line

( ) Product line

( ) Assembly line

Q18: The choice of process flow can depend on the …………in the product life cycle the firm is at?

( ) World

( ) Stage

( ) Level

( ) Class

Q19: ………… is an integral part of merchandising

( ) Money

( ) Sales Promotion

( ) Storage

( ) Strategising

Q20: Job shop process are sometimes referred to as ‘…………………..’.

( ) Customer shops

( ) Retail Shops

( ) Medicinal shops

( ) Sweat shops

Q21: A company should …………… focus on productivity and price recovery to be as profitable as possible

( ) Mutually

( ) Independently

( ) Inter-dependably

( ) Universally

Q22: …………………. is in industrial engineering generally defined as the relation of output (i.e. produced goods) to input (i.e. used resources) in the manufacturing transformation process.

( ) Productivity

( ) Profitability

( ) Performance

( ) Production

Q23: ………………… is strongly influenced by the prices a company pays for its input and receives for its output

( ) Productivity

( ) Profitability

( ) Performance

( ) Production

Q24: There is no sense in denying that productivity and profitability are interdependent, but it is also a fact that they do not always go hand in hand

( ) Incomplete statement

( ) Not a justified statement

( ) False

( ) True

Q25: Fast operations reduce the level of in-process inventory between micro operations, as well as reducing administrative overhead.

( ) Incomplete statement

( ) Not a justified statement

( ) False

( ) True

Q26: ………………………… can be described as an important aid to making judgements and to making decisions.

( ) Performance measurement

( ) Performance Evaluation

( ) Performance Scheduling

( ) Performance Management

Q27: The …………………. includes financial performance measures giving the results of actions already taken

( ) The Sink and Tuttle framework

( ) TOPP

( ) Performance Pyramid

( ) Balanced scorecard

Q28: Shorter cycle times suggest delivering value to the organization quickly and do not have money unnecessarily tied up in ………….. (Unreleased code).

( ) Account

( ) Inventory

( ) Level

( ) Record

Q29: Throughput is the rate at which a system achieves its goal.

( ) Cycle time

( ) Throughput

( ) Setup time

( ) Lead time

Q30:  ………………… is the time from the moment the customer places an order (the moment you learn of the requirement) to the moment it is ready for delivery’.

( ) Cycle time

( ) Throughput

( ) Setup time

( ) Lead time

Q31:  What is Theory of constraints (TOC)?

( ) systems-management philosophy

( ) Retail Management philosophy

( ) Logistics Management Activity

( ) Organizational activity

Q32: The Theory of Constraints is a methodology for identifying the most important …………………….:

( ) Fixed factor

( ) Variable factor

( ) Limiting factor

( ) None of Above

Q33: ……………….capacity is an excess amount of production capacity that is assembled in the work stations that are positioned upstream from the constraint operation.

( ) Spring

( ) Sprint

( ) Smart

( ) Saturated

Q34: Application of conventional accounting may actually …………….. throughput and profits.

( ) Decrease

( ) Increase

( ) Improve

( ) Downfall

Q35: Constraints accounting is an accounting reporting technique, consistent with a process of ongoing improvement and implementation of TOC

( ) Not applicable

( ) Un-justified

( ) False

( ) True

Q36: Major assumption of TA is that once a certain capacity level exists, all the operating expenses associated with it are no longer ……………………………..

( ) Actionable or changeable

( ) Dominant

( ) Operational

( ) Functional

Q37:  TOC’s critical chain concept removes the implicit assumption of infinite capacity from the …………… management domain

( ) Functional

( ) Geographical

( ) Mathematical

( ) Project

Q38: The ……………………… tree helps identify the obstacles to implementation

( ) Transition

( ) Prerequisite

( ) Future reality

( ) Current reality

Q39: Traditional finished goods inventory, as well as excess work-in-process and excess raw materials inventories, are liabilities in the ………….. world.

( ) LTP

( ) TA

( ) TOC

( ) None of above

Q40: Most of the constraints faced in systems originate from policies, not physical things.

( ) in-appropriate

( ) Not justified

( ) Incorrect

( ) Correct