Mechanical Engineering - Industrial Engineering and Production Management

Exercise :: Industrial Engineering and Production Management - Section 1

11. 

Military type of organisation is known as

A. line organisation
B. functional organisation
C. line and staff organisation
D. line, staff and functional organisation

Answer: Option A

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12. 

When slack of an activity is negative

A. it represents a situation where extra resources are available and the completion of project is not delayed
B. it represents that a programme falls behind schedule and additional resources are required to complete the project in time
C. the activity is critical and any delay in its performance will delay the completion of whole project
D. all of the above

Answer: Option B

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13. 

The procedure of modifying work content to give more meaning and enjoyment to the job by involving employees in planning, organisation and control of their work, is termed as

A. job enlargement
B. job enrichment
C. job rotation
D. job evaluation

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Job enrichment can be described as a medium through which management can motivate self-driven employees by assigning them additional responsibility normally reserved for higher level employees. By doing this, the employees feel like their work has meaning and is important to the company.


14. 

Fixed position layout is also known as

A. analytical layout
B. synthetic layout
C. static product layout
D. none of these

Answer: Option C

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15. 

In a network shown in the below figure, the critical path is along

A. 1-2-3-4-8-9
B. 1-2-3-5-6-7-8-9
C. 1-2-3-4-7-8-9
D. 1-2-5-6-7-8-9

Answer: Option B

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