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Week- 7

Supply Chain Strategy I: Structural and Infrastructural Dimensions


Question 1
Which one is the most correct description regarding ‘infrastructural dimension’ of supply chain management?

1 point

  • It is related with physical products/materials
  • One of good analogies for it would be a ‘computer hardware’
  • It involves investment in physical facilities, materials, and systems
  • It involves ‘intangible, invisible, implicit’ factors such as communication, information, and collaboration

Question 2
Which element of ‘structural dimension’ of supply chain management is most related to the following description?

Geographic placement of supply chain (value function) functions or activities

Involving a commitment of resources to a long-term plan

Long-term and strategic factors should be considered to enhance efficiency and responsiveness

1 point

  • Inventory
  • Configuration (Location)
  • Logistics (Transportation)
  • Connection (Production; Matching)

Question 3
True or False

Inventory decision of a firm has NO impact to innovation and problem solving capability of the firm.

1 point

  • False
  • True

Question 4
Which is the least correct description of the ‘Push’ deployment strategy?

1 point

  • Physical products flow downstream
  • Make-to-order system
  • Information (including market demand) flows downstream
  • Excessive inventory

Question 5
Which one represents the most intensive form of coordination?

1 point

  • C
  • D
  • B
  • A

Question 6
Which is the least relevant to inventory?

1 point

  • Cost
  • Innovation
  • Problem Solving
  • Perception

Question 7
Select the most appropriate word for box A in the chart below.

1 point

  • Coordination
  • Economies of scale
  • Mass Customization
  • Responsiveness

Question 8
Which is NOT a possible cause of mismatch between supply and demand?

1 point

  • Stable demand
  • Inability to develop new products valued by customers at the right time
  • Technological changes
  • Competition




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