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1. Question : (TCO 9) In a TQM manufacturing environment, the burden of inspecting the quality of purchased material rests with the _____.
Student Answer: transporter of the material supplier of the material user of the material purchaser of the material
2. Question : (TCO 9) Employees of an insurance firm are given the task of studying the very successful employee training program at a bank. This is an example of which of the following?
Student Answer: Process management Strategic reengineering Benchmarking Quality control
3. Question : (TCO 9) Which type of process drives the creation of products and services, is critical to customer satisfaction, and has a large impact on the organization's strategic goals?
Student Answer: Value-creation process Support process Outsourced process Supplier process
4. Question : (TCO 9) _____ are accountable for process performance.
Student Answer: Process managers Process owners Process workers Process Black Belts
5. Question : (TCO 9) In the context of process management, _____ is the activity of ensuring conformance to the requirements and taking corrective action when necessary to correct problems and maintain stable performance, whereas _____ implies enhancing performance.
Student Answer: performance, innovation control, improvement inspection, anticipation standardization, customization
6. Question : (TCO 10) If a company finds that the level of employee satisfaction appears to predict turnover, then employee satisfaction represents ______ measure while turnover represents ______ measure.
Student Answer: a leading, a lagging a prescriptive, a predictive a dependent, an independent a prevention, an appraisal
7. Question : (TCO 10) A good, balanced scorecard should contain which of the following?
Student Answer: Lagging measures only Leading measures only Both lagging and leading measures Neither lagging nor leading measures
8. Question : (TCO 10) Operational improvement is an example of which of the following measures?
Student Answer: Customer-focused measure Organizational effectiveness measure Governance measure Social responsibility measure
9. Question : (TCO 10) An advantage of cost of quality measures is that management receives a report in which the unit of analysis is _____.
Student Answer: errors defects dollars lost sales
10. Question : (TCO 10) Regulatory/legal compliance and community service is an example of which of the following performance measures?
Student Answer: Financial and market measure Governance measure Human resource measure Leadership and social responsibility measure
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1. Question : (TCO 9) Match the following:
Student Answer: : Process improvement : Kaizen : Cycle time : Agility : Breakthrough improvement
2. Question : (TCO 10) What are the three main costs that relate to external failure costs?
3. Question : (TCO 10) What are three of the five purposes of a performance measurement system?
4. Question : (TCO 10) What are three of the five benefits listed that the right information to the right people can provide?
5. Question : (TCO 9) What are three of the seven elements of effective quality control systems?
6. Question : (TCO 9) What are three of the five activities that a total approach to product and process design involves?
7. Question : (TCO 9) Briefly describe breakthrough quality improvement.