10th edition, 2011 ISBN-13: 9780136119418
Jay Heizer and Barry Render Pearson Prentice Hall
• Use a standard essay format for responses to all questions (i.e., an introduction, middle paragraphs and conclusion).
• Responses must be submitted as a MS Word Document only, typed double-spaced, using a standard font (i.e. Times New Roman) and 12 point type size. Word count is NOT one of the criteria that is used in assigning points to writing assignments. However, students who are successful in earning the maximum number of points tend to submit writing assignments that fall in the following ranges: Graduate courses: 500 – 750 words or 2 – 3 pages.
• Plagiarism All work must be free of any form of plagiarism.
• Put written answers into your own words. Do not simply cut and paste your answers from the Internet and do not copy your answers from the textbook. Be sure to refer to the course syllabus for more details on plagiarism and proper citation styles.
Please answer ONE of the following:
· 1. Explain what is meant by “nervousness” of the MRP schedule. Provide an example. Name two tools that are particularly useful in reducing system nervousness in MRP systems.
• 2. What makes short-term scheduling of strategic importance?
• 3. Compare and contrast throughput with manufacturing cycle time.
Unit 4 Examination