Master of Business Administration - MBA Semester III
Operations Management - 4 Credits(Book ID: B1232)Assignment - Set- 1 (60 Marks)Note: Each Question carries 10 marks. Answer all the questions.1. Do most of the principles, tools and techniques of Operations Management apply to bothmanufacturing and service sectors? Justify with examples.2. Both Manufacturing, as well as service industries has experienced far-reaching impact ontheir operatio
ns because of ‘automation’. Explain with an example.
3. Is pay-
back period analysis a measure of the investment’s profitability?
Comment.4. Time taken by three machines on five jobs in a factory is tabulated below in table below.Find out the optimal sequence to be followed to minimise the idle time taken by the jobs onthe machines.
JobMachine 1(M1)Machine 2(M2)Machine 3(M3)
A 6 8 7B 4 5 3C 5 5 7D 3 4 6E 4 3 45. Explain the method of work study and method study in the form of a flow chart.Differentiate between work study and method study.6. What is Failure? Explain with an example. What are the three main causes of failures?Aug / Fall 2011