Mechanical Engineering - Industrial Engineering and Production Management - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Industrial Engineering and Production Management - Section 2 (Q.No. 41)
41.
When slack of an activity is positive
it represents a situation where extra resources are available and the completion of project is not delayed
it represents that a programme falls behind schedule and additional resources are required to complete the project in time
the activity is critical and any delay in its performance will delay the completion of whole project
any one of the above
Answer: Option
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Discussion:
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Daya said:   10 years ago
When slack of an activity is positive - the correct answer is - option [A]. It represents a situation where extra resources are available and the completion of project is not delayed.

Alpesh said:   10 years ago
When slack of an activity is positive means slack may be zero and higher. For this reason option C shall be also true. So that option D is correct.

Navin said:   9 years ago
When slack is zero at that time activity is critical. So correct is "A".

Kamal Bansal said:   9 years ago
Slack or float is time by which any activity delay without delaying project completion.

Positive slack-----Ahead of schedule.

Negative slack------Behind the schedule.

Zero slack ---------On the schedule.

Bhavesh Shingala said:   8 years ago
The correct answer is - option [A].

Ashu panchal said:   7 years ago
The correct answer is option [A].

When slack of an activity is positive - it represents a situation where extra resources are available and the completion of the project is not delayed.

When slack of an activity is negative- it represents that a program falls behind schedule and additional resources are required to complete the project in time.

When slack of an activity is zero - the activity is critical and any delay in its performance will delay the completion of the whole project.

Manoj said:   7 years ago
I agree @Ashu.

Jainesh said:   7 years ago
Correct answer is (a). I too agree.

Samod said:   7 years ago
I too think the Correct answer is option A.

Chotu said:   7 years ago
Answer A is correct.

Because positive slack never be behind the schedule or on the critical path.


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