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Multiple choices in Operation Management (Processes and technology) The attached are two file one the question and the other one is the lesson and you might find the answer on it. Thanks .

Question 11 pts

The two characteristics on which the product-process matrix is based are

demand stability and worker skills

demand volume and product standardization

product customization and process speed

product quality and process cost

Question 21 pts

Process innovation projects are chartered to do all of the following except

achieve rapid, dramatic improvements in process performance

continuously improve existing processes

achieve breakthrough improvements

totally redesign or reengineer a process from scratch

Question 31 pts

A firm’s process strategy defines all of the following except its

capital intensity

process flexibility

vertical integration

process selection

Question 41 pts

As process selection moves up the diagonal from project to continuous production

demand volume decreases

product variety decreases

capital intensity decreases

flexibility increases

Question 51 pts

If a firm can sell a product for $40 each, then what is the volume needed to break even if the fixed cost of production is $125,000 and labor and material costs are $30 per item?

125,000 units

12,500 units

4,167 units

3,250 units

Question 61 pts

A company is evaluating which of two alternatives should be used to produce a product that will sell for $25 per unit. The following cost information describes the two alternatives

Process A

Process B

Fixed Cost

$100,000

$200,000

Variable Cost per Unit

$15

$10

For what level of volume (output) would the firm prefer Process A to Process B?

for all volume levels greater than 10,000

for all volume levels less than 13,333.33

for all volume levels greater than 20,000

for all volume levels less than 20,000

Question 74 pts

Match the following products with the most likely way they are produced from the product-process matrix.

Office paper

[ Choose ] Mass production Project Continuous production Batch production

Croissants

[ Choose ] Mass production Project Continuous production Batch production

Cars

[ Choose ] Mass production Project Continuous production Batch production

Custom jewelry

[ Choose ] Mass production Project Continuous production Batch production

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