BSOP 429 Week 8 Final Exam Set 1

BSOP 429 Week 8 Final Exam Set 1

Author: Abraham Nolito


1. (TCO 4) The priority rule, which will sequence jobs in the order they are received, is _____. (Points : 5)
2. (TCO 2) In an assignment method problem, if it takes Abe 3 hours to build a birdhouse and 4 hours for a doghouse, and Betty takes 4 hours for a birdhouse and 3 hours for a doghouse, what is the reduced cost (in hours) of assigning Betty to build the doghouse? (Points : 5)
3. (TCO 2) A major difference between manufacturing and service systems in terms of scheduling is (Points : 5)
4. (TCO 3) Scheduling in service systems may involve scheduling which of the following?(Points : 5)
5. (TCO 5) The owner and operator of the local franchise of Handyman, Inc., has four jobs to do today, shown in the order they were received:
Job Processing Time (hrs) Due (hrs from now)
W 4 4
X 3 5
Y 2 2
Z 1 1

If he uses the earliest due date first (EDD) priority rule to schedule these jobs, what will be the average job tardiness? (Points : 5)
6. (TCO 6) Building up an inventory of standard parts or modules instead of immediately producing the finished end items is the essence of (Points : 5)
7. (TCO 7) With regard to suppliers, JIT systems typically require (Points : 5)
8. (TCO 10) Which of the following is characteristic of the JIT philosophy? (Points : 5)
9. (TCO 1) In make-to-stock systems, fluctuations in sales volume are managed through which of the following? (Points : 5)
10. (TCO 5) In an MRP master schedule, the planning horizon is often separated into a series of times periods called (Points : 5)
1. (TCO 8) Explain how cellular manufacturing represents a flexible manufacturing system. (Points : 25)
2. (TCO 11) State the four building blocks of lean operations, and explain how fast and simple are the two common threads that run through them. (Points : 25)
3. (TCO 9) Elaborate on the statement: "The output of the system cannot exceed the output of the bottleneck operation(s)." (Points : 25)
4. (TCO 4) Differentiate between infinite loading and finite loading as two major approaches used to load work centers. (Points : 25)
5. (TCO 12) The theory of constraints has a goal of maximizing flow through the entire system. (Points : 25)
6. (TCO 2) Refer to the following data for jobs waiting to be processed at a single work center (jobs are shown in order of arrival):
Job Processing Time (days) Due Date (days from now)

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