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Chapter 02 Competitiveness, Strategy, and Productivity




Question;45. Which;of the following is not a key step toward improving productivity?;A. developing productivity measures for all operations;B. improving the bottleneck operations;C. establishing reasonable goals for improvement;D. considering incentives to reward workers;E. converting bond debt to stock ownership;46. For;an organization to grow its market share, it must;A. advertise using multimedia;B. lower prices;C. exceed minimum standards of acceptability for its products or services;D. establish an internet website;E. broaden its mission statement;47. The;ratio of good output to quantity of raw material input is called;A. non-defective productivity;B. process yield;C. worker quality measurement;D. total quality productivity;E. quantity/quality ratio;48. The;fundamental purpose for the existence of any organization is described by;its;A. policies;B. procedures;C. corporate charter;D. mission statement;E. bylaws;49. A;productivity increase in one operation that doesn't improve overall;productivity of the business isn't;A. worthwhile;B. trivial;C. competence-destroying;D. an order winner;E. an order qualifier;50. Value;added can be calculated by;A. average productivity gains over time;B. inputs divided by the outputs;C. outputs divided by the inputs;D. input plus output divided by two;E. outputs minus inputs;51. Which;of the following is true?;A. Corporate strategy is shaped by functional strategies.;B. Corporate mission is shaped by corporate strategy.;C. Functional strategies are shaped by corporate strategy.;D. External conditions are shaped by corporate mission.;E. Corporate mission is shaped by functional strategies.;52. Core competencies in organizations;generally relate to;A. cost;B. quality;C. time;D. flexibility;E. all of the above


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