Ch. 15 Short Term Scheduling

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Which of the following begins with the due date and schedules the final operation​ first?

backward scheduling

Cycling scheduling is usually used for scheduling


Which of the following is NOT a​ process-focused facility?

motorcycle assembly line

Which of the following is NOT an alternative name for finite capacity​ scheduling?

finite planning

Which of the following priority rules minimizes the average number of jobs in the​ system?


Scheduling matches resources to​ what?

customer demands

What allows operations personnel to manage facility work​ flows?

input output control

Which of the following is NOT one of the criteria used to evaluate scheduling​ performance?

maximize WIP

The sequence of work for a job is also known as its


Which of the following breaks down the aggregate plan and develops weekly schedules for specific products or product​ lines?

master schedule


is the process of assigning jobs to work or processing centers.

Which of the following statements is NOT true about​ process-focused facilities?

Process-focused facilities are common in​ high-variety, high-volume manufacturing.

What are two alternative names for​ process-focused facilities?

intermittent and job shop facilities

What is a technique used to monitor jobs in​ progress?

Gantt schedule chart

Which of the following priority rules minimizes maximum​ tardiness?


Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding finite capacity​ scheduling?

Finite capacity scheduling directs delivery requirements to be based on a set of predefined rules.

What focuses on developing varying schedules with the minimum number of​ workers?

cyclical scheduling

Which of the following rules does a​ hospital’s emergency room usually use for treating​ patients?

FCFS within a priority class

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