TLMT 313 Mid-Term
Question 1 of 50 2.0 Points
Which action is not necessary in implementing WCSM?
A. Senior management must recognize supply management's critical nature to the firm
B. Senior management must support the required transformation of supply management to world class
C. Firms must know where they are in relation to where they want to be
D. Firms must benchmark best-in-class practices and develop metrics
Correct E. Firms must force their suppliers into world-class compliance
Answer Key: E
Feedback: Chapter 1 - page 17 Question 2 of 50 2.0 Points
Which bullet is not true of the proactive stage of SM?
A. Near defect free materials and services
B. Emphasis: cost, quality and timeliness
Correct C.…show more content… The Magic pill
Correct C. Shooting the moon
D. Supplier equality
Answer Key: C
Feedback: Chapter 4 - Page 78 Question 11 of 50 2.0 Points
Which of the following is not one of the design process phases given in the textbook?
A. The Investigation Phase
Correct B. The Post-Design Phase
C. The Development Phase
D. The Production Phase
Answer Key: B
Feedback: PowerPoint Slide 5-5 Question 12 of 50 2.0 Points
Which of the following is not one of the typical questions to ask prior to inviting a supplier into the design process as presented in the book?
Correct A. Will the supplier be able to provide price concessions
B. Will the supplier be able to meet our cost, quality, and product performance requirements?
C. Does the supplier possess the required engineering capability?
D. Will the supplier be able to meet our development and production needs?
E. Does it have the necessary physical process and quality capabilities required?
Answer Key: A
Feedback: Chapter 5 - Page 102 Question 13 of 50 2.0 Points
In analyzing each part in VA/VE, which is not a typical question asked?
A. Can any part be eliminated without impairing the operation of the complete unit?
B. Can the design of the part be simplified to reduce its basic cost?
C. Can the design of the part be changed to permit the use of simplified or less costly production methods?
Correct D. Can multiple parts be sourced that perform the