Operations and Productivity in Sustainability and Supply Chain Management
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Operations and Productivity in Sustainability and Supply Chain Management

Test your knowledge of operations and productivity in the context of sustainability and supply chain management, based on Chapter 1 of the book. Explore key concepts and principles in this area of operations management.

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What is the primary focus of operations management?

Maximizing productivity and efficiency

Which concept is a key element of supply chain management?

Just-In-Time (JIT) inventory system

How does sustainability contribute to operations management?

By reducing environmental impact and promoting ethical practices

What is the impact of just-in-time (JIT) system on inventory levels?

<p>It decreases inventory levels by relying on frequent small deliveries</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which factor is most crucial in achieving sustainability in operations management?

<p>Balancing economic, social, and environmental goals</p> Signup and view all the answers

How does the use of technology impact supply chain management?

<p>It improves real-time monitoring and information sharing across the supply chain</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the difference between operations management and supply chain management?

<p>Operations management focuses on internal processes, while supply chain management focuses on external relationships.</p> Signup and view all the answers

How does sustainability impact operations and productivity?

<p>Sustainability reduces operational costs and increases productivity.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the key challenges in implementing just-in-time (JIT) system in supply chain management?

<p>Dependency on reliable suppliers and potential disruptions in the supply chain.</p> Signup and view all the answers

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