Noun Past Questions | BUS317 – PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT (november-2018)

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Title: PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT
Code: BUS317
Department: Administration
Faculty: Management Sciences
Year: november-2018


NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA

PLOT 91, CADASTRAL ZONE, NNAMDI AZIKIWE EXPRESSWAY, JABI, ABUJA

FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

NOVEMBER 2018 EXAMINATION QUESTIONS

COURSE CODE:     BUS317
CREDIT UNIT: 3
COURSE TITLE:     PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT
TIME ALLOWED:  2½ Hours

INSTRUCTIONS:   
1. Attempt question Number one (1) and any other three (3).
2. Question number 1 is compulsory and carries 25 marks, while the other questions carry 15 marks each
3. Present all your points in coherent and orderly manner

1a. Itemize the necessary steps in Aggregate Planning. 5Marks
b. Identify the factors that enable managements to decide whether to produce-to-order or produce-to-stock. 10Marks
c. Explain various types of Operations Control. 10Marks

2a. Enumerate four (4) techniques of work measurement. 8Marks
b. Identify the factors to be considered in selecting plants and equipments. 7Marks

3a. Discuss five (5) factors that influence the choice of a factory site. 10Marks
b. Differentiate between Job and Batch Production. 5Marks

4a. What are the constraints of Production Policy. 7Marks
b. Identify the various aspects of production. 8Marks

5a. Explain the concept “universality of production”. 7Marks
b. State five (5) merits and demerits of simplification and standardization. 8Marks

6. Critically examine the strategies used by service industries to reduce the difficulties imposed by capacity planning. 15Marks


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