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2007 Mahatma Gandhi University M.B.A Business Administration Operations Management Question paper



M.B.A. DEGREE EXAMINATION, M.G. , APRIL/MAY 2007

Second Semester

Paper – V - OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

(60 marks for 2004 admission onwards)
(74 marks for 2003 admissions)

Time: Three Hours Maximum :60/75 Marks.

Section A

Answer all questions.

Each question carries 3/4 Marks.

Write short notes on:
1 Quantitative Forecasting.
2 Facility layouts.
3 Vendor Rating.
4 Work study.
5 Quality Circles.
(5 X 3 = 15 marks)
(5 X 4 = 20 marks)

Section B

Answer all questions.

Each question carries 5/6 Marks.

6 Discuss operational problems in the area of production and Material Management.
Or
7 Describe the factors which influence the location of plant.

8 Define quality control and explain quality control charts.
Or
9 Write short notes on (i) EOQ (ii)Preventive Maintenance.

10 List and explain the principles of material handling equipments
Or
11 Distinguish between Time study and Motion study.

12 List few guidelines for ethical behavior in Purchasing.
Or
13 What the characteristic of production systems that are suitable for MRP.

14 Which is the Control limit theorem? What is its significance to quality control .
Or
15 Explain two types of inventory classification.
(5 X 5 = 25 marks)
(5 X 6 = 30 marks)

Section C (Compulsory)

16 A tractor dealer has been in business for three and half years and needs to estimate sales for text year. Sales in past years have tended to be seasonal, as shown below.
Quarterly Sales (Number of products)
Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
1 32
2 49 72 114 41
3 55 88 135 44
4 60 93 149 49
5 … 63 -- --- ---
(a)Develop forecasts for the next four Quarters.
(b) Develop a 90% confidence interval for each of your forecasts.
(10/ 10 Marks)
17.A Company is studying three locations for a new production facility for producing bar code scanners. The company has developed these estimates for the three locations.

Annual Fixed Costs Variable Cost per Bar Code
Location Alternatives (Millions) Scanner
Dallas $ 4.9 $ 2,400
San Antorio $ 3.6 $ 2,700
Houstion $ 4.i $ 2500



The company estimates the sales for the bar code scanners will be 5,000 scanners in the first year, 10,000 in the third year, and 15,000 in the fifth year.

(a) Use break-even analysis to determine which location would be preferred in years 1, 3, and 5.

(b) For what range of production capacity would each of the locations be preferred?
(10/15 marks)
M.B.A. DEGREE EXAMINATION, M.G. , APRIL/MAY 2007

Second Semester

Paper – V - OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

(60 marks for 2004 admission onwards)
(74 marks for 2003 admissions)

Time: Three Hours Maximum :60/75 Marks.

Section A

Answer all questions.

Each question carries 3/4 Marks.

Write short notes on:
1 Quantitative Forecasting.
2 Facility layouts.
3 Vendor Rating.
4 Work study.
5 Quality Circles.
(5 X 3 = 15 marks)
(5 X 4 = 20 marks)

Section B

Answer all questions.

Each question carries 5/6 Marks.

6 Discuss operational problems in the area of production and Material Management.
Or
7 Describe the factors which influence the location of plant.

8 Define quality control and explain quality control charts.
Or
9 Write short notes on (i) EOQ (ii)Preventive Maintenance.

10 List and explain the principles of material handling equipments
Or
11 Distinguish between Time study and Motion study.

12 List few guidelines for ethical behavior in Purchasing.
Or
13 What the characteristic of production systems that are suitable for MRP.

14 Which is the Control limit theorem? What is its significance to quality control .
Or
15 Explain two types of inventory classification.
(5 X 5 = 25 marks)
(5 X 6 = 30 marks)

Section C (Compulsory)

16 A tractor dealer has been in business for three and half years and needs to estimate sales for text year. Sales in past years have tended to be seasonal, as shown below.
Quarterly Sales (Number of products)
Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
1 32
2 49 72 114 41
3 55 88 135 44
4 60 93 149 49
5 … 63 -- --- ---
(a)Develop forecasts for the next four Quarters.
(b) Develop a 90% confidence interval for each of your forecasts.
(10/ 10 Marks)
17.A Company is studying three locations for a new production facility for producing bar code scanners. The company has developed these estimates for the three locations.

Annual Fixed Costs Variable Cost per Bar Code
Location Alternatives (Millions) Scanner
Dallas $ 4.9 $ 2,400
San Antorio $ 3.6 $ 2,700
Houstion $ 4.i $ 2500



The company estimates the sales for the bar code scanners will be 5,000 scanners in the first year, 10,000 in the third year, and 15,000 in the fifth year.

(a) Use break-even analysis to determine which location would be preferred in years 1, 3, and 5.

(b) For what range of production capacity would each of the locations be preferred?
(10/15 marks)



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