XAVIER – Operations Management-Discuss the nature and scope of operations management in terms of production decisions. Explain the product selection and stages involved therein?

Discuss the nature and scope of operations

XAVIER – Operations Management



Section A:  5 Marks Each (Attempt any 3)

Q1. Discuss the nature and scope of operations management in terms of production decisions.

Q2. Explain the product selection and stages involved therein?

Q3. What are the various kinds of production systems? Discuss the nature of Mass Production?

Q4.  Discuss in brief how do you organise value engineering function in an electronic industry?

Q5. Define .Purchase Systems. What are the common objectives of the purchasing function?

Section B: 5 Marks Each (Attempt any 3)

Q6.  Design an assembly line for a cycle time of 10 minutes for the following 10 work elements:
Elements: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Immediate predecessor : 0 1 2 2.3 4 5 6 5 7.9 9
Duration in minutes : 5 10 5 2 10 7 5 2 5 7

Q7.  Discuss how a quality-management program can affect productivity.

Q8.  Select three service companies or organizations you are familiar with and indicatehow process control charts could be used in each.

Q9. Explain the various factors that are to be taken into account for plant location. Discuss in connection with setting up an Automobile industry.

Q10. Explain the term ‘Break-even analysis’. Draw imaginary BEP chart and briefly describe its merits and demerits.

Section C: 10 Marks Each (Attempt any 3)

Q11. (a) Explain what you understand by the term “Total Quality Management”, paying particular attention to the following terms :
quality, supplier-customer interfaces, and process.



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