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Operations And Supply Chain Management The Core 4th Edition by F. Robert Jacobs – Test Bank

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  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1259549720
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1259549724

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Operations And Supply Chain Management The Core 4th Edition by F. Robert Jacobs – Test Bank

1. The Aggregate Operations Plan translates annual and quarterly business plans into broad labor and output plans for the
intermediate term of 3 to 18 months.

TRUE

Aggregate operations plan translates annual and quarterly business plans into broad labor and output plans for the intermediate term (3 to 18 months.)

AACSB: Reflective Thinking

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Bloom’s: Remember

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Objective: 08-01

Topic: What Is Sales and Operations Planning?

2. The objective of the Aggregate Operations Plan is to insure that the marketing and sales plans are realistic.

FALSE

The objective of the Aggregate Operations Plan is to minimize the cost of resources required to meet demand over that period.

AACSB: Reflective Thinking

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Bloom’s: Remember

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Objective: 08-01

Topic: What Is Sales and Operations Planning?

3. The Aggregate Operations Plan differs in virtually every aspect in service organizations as contrasted with
manufacturing organizations.

FALSE

Charting and graphic techniques are also useful for aggregate planning in service applications.

AACSB: Reflective Thinking

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Bloom’s: Remember

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Objective: 08-02

Topic: Aggregate Planning Techniques

4. The sales and marketing plans are typically developed separately from the Aggregate Operations Plan as a way of cross-
checking results to insure the integrity of assumptions about the future.

FALSE

Typically, this activity requires an integrated effort with cooperation from sales, distribution and logistics, operations, finance, and product development.

AACSB: Reflective Thinking

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Bloom’s: Understand

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Objective: 08-01

Topic: What Is Sales and Operations Planning?

 

5. Aggregate sales and operations planning occur in a company about every 3 to 18 months.

FALSE

Typically, sales and operations planning occurs on a monthly cycle.

AACSB: Reflective Thinking

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Bloom’s: Remember

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Objective: 08-01

Topic: What Is Sales and Operations Planning?

6. Aggregation in sales and operations planning is by groups of customers on the supply side and by product families on the demand side of the firm’s supply chain.

FALSE

Aggregation on the supply side is done by product families, and on the demand side it is done by groups of customers.

AACSB: Reflective Thinking

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Bloom’s: Understand

Difficulty: 2 Medium

Learning Objective: 08-01

Topic: What Is Sales and Operations Planning?

7. Accurate medium-range planning increases the likelihood of operating within the limits of a budget.

TRUE

Accurate medium-range planning increases the likelihood of (1) receiving the requested budget and (2) operating within the limits of the budget.

AACSB: Reflective Thinking

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Bloom’s: Understand

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Objective: 08-01

Topic: Aggregate Planning Techniques

8. The main purpose of the aggregate production plan is to specify the optimal combination of workforce level and
inventory on hand.

TRUE

The main purpose of the aggregate plan is to specify the optimal combination of production rate, workforce level, and inventory on hand.

AACSB: Reflective Thinking

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Bloom’s: Remember

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Objective: 08-01

Topic: Aggregate Planning Techniques

9. The International Aggregate Planning Society (IAPS) has developed aggregate operations planning guidelines that are followed by a majority of manufacturing firms.

FALSE

There is no organization called International Aggregate Planning Society.

AACSB: Reflective Thinking

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation

Bloom’s: Remember

Difficulty: 1 Easy

Learning Objective: 08-01

Topic: Aggregate Planning Techniques

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