1821. Which of the following is not a key way in which business organizations compete with one another ?

A. Production cost
B. Product duplication *
C. Flexibility
D. Quality

1822. ____________ involves determination of the progress of work, removing bottlenecks in the flow of work and ensuring that that the productive operations are taking place in accordance with the plans ________.

A. Follow up *
B. Time management
C. Time study
D. Time booking

1823. ________ is the process of setting of productive activities in motion through release of orders and instructions, in accordance with peviously planned timings.

A. Time study
B. Follow up
C. Dispatching *
D. None of these

1824. _________ is a time-table of operations specifying the time and date when each operation is to be started and completed ______.

A. Time study
B. Schedule *
C. Loading
D. None of these

1825. ___________ involves the fixation of path through which works will flow for manufacturing of goods ______.

A. Scheduling
B. Routing *
C. Time study
D. None of these

1826. ________ is the process of reporting daily progress of work in eah shop in a prescribed proforma and to investigate the causes of deviations from the planned performance and to take necessary actions ________.

A. Follow up *
B. Motion study
C. Time study
D. All of these

1827. The goal of quality control is which of the following?

A. To produce high-quality goods
B. To cut costs for businesses by reducing losses due to defects
C. To produce the best quality at a lower cost
D. All of these *

1828. _________ is that aspect of operation managment function, which is concerned with the acquisition, control, and use of materials needed and flow of goods, and services connected with the production process ________.

A. Materials management *
B. Division of labour
C. Mass production
D. Craft production

1829. If inputs decrease while output remains constant, what will happen to productivitiy?

A. It will increase *
B. It will decrease
C. It will remain the same
D. None of above

1830. ________ is the art and science of ensuring that all which occurs is in accordance with the rules established and the instructions issued in the case of operations.

A. Operational attack
B. Operational Control *
C. Operational summary
D. None of these