OPS 571T Apply Week 1 Exam Assignment 100% Correct (All Possible Question/Answer)

1.         Concept development is one of the typical phases of product development.

True

 

 

2.         Ecodesign replaces one or more of the other requirements considered in the design process.

 

 

 

3.         Sensitivity analysis of the base-case financial model is a useful tool for which of the following reasons?

Multiple Choice

•          

 

 

 

4.         The aim of quality function deployment (QFD) is:

 

5.         The most basic categories of cash flow for a typical new product do not include:

 

 

 

6.         What dimension of competitiveness does time-to-market performance in product design and process selection affect?

 

7.         Early prototypes of a new product, using the same geometry and material processes as the production versions, are usually constructed during the concept development phase of the product development process.

 

 

 

8.         A key decision point in the generic development process during “Phase 1: Concept Development” is project approval.

 

9.         Economic analysis of product development projects must evaluate which of the following?

 

 

10.       Similarity of projects allows for a streamlined and highly structured development process in which variant of the generic product development process?

 

 

11.       A reason that firms must develop more new products than ever is which of the following?

 

 

12.       Which of the following is not a typical phases of product development?

 

•          

Production/ramp-up

13.       A key tool of a quality function deployment team is the house of quality matrix.

 

14.       Performance measures discussed for development projects does not include

 

 

15.       Concept development assumes a proven technology in which variant of the generic product development process?

 

16.       Quality function deployment involves listening to customers to determine the characteristics of a superior product.

True

 

17.       Which of the following is a time-to-market performance measure used in judging product development performance?

Multiple Choice

 

Value analysis

 

18.       Incorporation of environmental considerations in the design and development of products or services is called ecodesign.

True

 

19.       Quality function deployment (QFD):

 

•          

Is another term for value engineering

 

20.       The generic development process outlined in the textbook is followed by many, if not most, of the firms in the Fortune 500.

False

 

21.       Which of the following is primarily used to help design products that will connect product attributes with customer desires?

 

 

22.       Economic analysis of product development projects is useful in which of the following circumstances?

 

 

23.       Which of the following is not a typical phases of product development?

 

 

24.       Most purchasers of electronic products cannot fully operate them and use only a small number of the available features.

True

 

25.       Which of the following is not an example of technology –push product?

 

 

Which of the following is primarily used to help design products that will connect product attributes with customer desires?

Phase 0: Planning

House of quality matrix

Value analysis/value engineering

Concurrent engineering

System-level design

 

A key decision point in the generic development process during “Phase 1: Concept Development” is project approval.

True

False

 

Quality function deployment is an engineering analysis whose purpose is to simplify products and processes.

 

 

A contract manufacturer is an organization capable of manufacturing and/or purchasing all of the components needed to produce a finished product or device.

 

 

Similarity of projects allows for a streamlined and highly structured development process in which variant of the generic product development process?

 

 

In the generic product development process, collecting customer needs is accomplished during phase 0 (planning).

True

False

 

Because ecodesigned products are innovative and have better environmental performance, they can be of a slightly lesser quality than the market standard.

True

False

 

System integration and validation are an important step in which variant of the generic product development process?

 

 

Which of the following is a time-to-market performance measure used in judging product development performance?

 

 

 

Concept development is one of the typical phases of product development.

True

False

 

A competency is not core if it is easy for competitors to imitate.

True

False

 

Incorporation of environmental considerations in the design and development of products or services is called ecodesign.

True

False

 

Which of the following is not a typical phases of product development?

 

 

Quality function deployment (QFD):

 

 

A key decision point in the generic development process during “Phase 4: Testing and Refinement” is concept approval.

True

False

 

In the generic product development process, phase 2 (system-level design) begins with corporate strategy and incorporates market objectives.

True

False

 

A reason that firms must develop more new products than ever is which of the following?

 

One of the methodologies that can aid in designing a new product for customers is a house of quality matrix.

True

False

 

Design for manufacturing and assembly delivers product improvements by emphasizing which of the following?

 

 

Which of the following is not a typical phases of product development?

 

Which of the following is a characteristic of concurrent engineering?

 

 

Core competencies are those things that everyone in the firm must be able to do well.

True

False

 

Which of the following is not an example of technology –push product?

Gore-tex

 

Performance measures discussed for development projects does not include

Frequency of new product introductions

Yield

Percentage sales coming from very old products

Cost of materials and tooling

conformance – reliability in use

 

 

 

                                Operation Management 571

week 1 exam

 

One of the methodologies that can aid in designing a new product for customers is a house of quality matrix

 

True        False

 

In the generic product development process, phase 2 (system-level design) begins with corporate strategy and incorporates market objectives

 

True       False

 

Value analysis/value engineering has as its objective to increase product quality and reduce costs.

 

True    false

 

Which of the following is not a typical phases of product development?

 

Concept development

 

Planning

 

System-level design

 

Early market feedback

 

Production/ramp up

 

Concept development assumes a proven technology in which variant of the generic product development process?

 

Technology-push products

Quick-build products

 

Complex systems

 

Platform products

 

Process-intensive products

 

The “house of quality” matrix is a technique that relates customer requirements to concrete operating or engineering goals.

True    false

The conclusion of the product development process is when the product is withdrawn from the market.

True    false

Economic analysis of product development projects is useful in which of the following circumstances?

Factory location

Distribution decisions

Go/no-go milestones

Demand estimation

Pricing

Specialized design firms tend to have highly developed processes that support the needs of particular industries

True    false

Which of the following is not an example of technology –push product?

Gore-tex

Artificial vein

Plant seeds

i-phone 7

go-pro camera

A contract manufacturer is an organization capable of manufacturing and/or purchasing all of the components needed to produce a finished product or device.

True    false

 

A key tool of a quality function deployment team is the house of quality matrix.

 

True    false

 

A reason that firms must develop more new products than ever is which of the following?

 

Product life cycles are shorter

 

Commitments to joint venture partners

 

They are replacing old customers with new ones

 

To amortize heavy investments in development labs

 

The increased difficulty of defending patents and trade names

 

Designing a new product for aesthetics and for the user is generally termed industrial design.

 

True    false

 

Incorporation of environmental considerations in the design and development of products or services is called ecodesign.

 

True    false

 

The most basic categories of cash flow for a typical new product do not include:

Depreciation

 

Ramp-up cost

 

Development cost

 

Sale revenue

 

Marketing cost

 

In a concurrent engineering approach to product design and development, an integration team ensures that various parts of the product are compatible with the needs of the target customer.

 

True    false

 

Ecodesign replaces one or more of the other requirements considered in the design process.

True   false

 

Consumer electronics is an example of a product developed in which variant of the generic product development process?

 

 

 

Target customers are specified during “Phase 0: Planning” of the generic product development process.

 

True   false

 

Which of the  following is a characteristic of concurrent engineering?

 

 

The design-build-test cycle

 

Most purchasers of electronic products cannot fully operate them and use only a small number of the available features.

True    false

 

Quality function deployment (QFD):

 

Is a manufacturing function aimed at lowering cost by reducing the portion of rejected units.

 

 

 

The generic development process outlined in the textbook is followed by many, if not most, of the firms in the Fortune 500.

 

 

 

Sensitivity analysis of the base-case financial model is a useful tool for which of the following reasons?

 

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