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1

Once processes are selected and designed, organizations must design the infrastructure to implement these processes. This is accomplished by means of __________ and _______.

facility layout, work design

2

Which of the following is not one of the four major patterns commonly used in configuring facilities?

Flexible

3

Which of the following is not a common reason for a facility layout study?

a new supplier is used

4

A facility arrangement based on the sequence of operations that is performed during the manufacturing of a good or delivery of a service is a

Product layout

5

Which of the following is not true about a product layout?

more flexibility

6

A facility arrangement that consists of a functional grouping of equipment or activities that do similar work is a

Process layout

7

Which of the following is not true about a process layout?

lower material handling costs

8

A facility arrangement that is made up of self-contained groups of equipment needed for producing a particular set of goods or services is a

cellular layout

9

Which of the following is not true about a cellular layout?

low equipment utilization

10

The procedure of classifying parts and services into families to be processed in work cells is called

group technology

11

Which of the following is not true about a fixed-position layout?

high demand volume

12

Service organizations that provide highly standardized services tend to use

products layout

13

A product layout dedicated to combining the components of a good or service that has been created previously is

an assembly line

14

A technique to group tasks among workstations so that each workstation has – in the ideal case – the same amount of work is called

Assembly line balancing

15

When minimizing the number of workstations is the goal of assembly line balancing, we need all of the following information except

the desired assembly line efficiency

16

Reducing the number of workstations in an assembly line while maintaining the desired output rate results in

higher assembly line efficiency

17

The interval between successive outputs coming off the assembly line is called

cycle time

18

Which of the following is a process layout software program discussed in the textbook?

CRAFT

19

The vertical expansion of job duties to give the worker more responsibility is called

job enrichment