MS 5 IGNOU MBA Assignments July – Dec 2017

1. (a) Enumerate the basic types of plant layouts. How does a cellular layout differ from a process layout?
(b) What are the different factors that should be considered for designing a plant layout?

2. What do you understand by work sampling technique? Highlight some uses of work sampling. What are the steps usually required in conducting a work sampling study.

3. (a) What is the distinctive feature of job production as compared to mass and batch production systems?
(b) Give three examples form your daily life of job production systems.

4. Describe the following, with illustrations
(a) Average Outgoing Quality (AOQ) Curve.
(b) FAST Diagrams

5. “Inventory management for slow moving expensive items should focus more on lead time reduction than anything else”. Critically examine the statement.

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