Glo-bus Quiz 1 Answers
Most students who play the Glo-Bus Simulation will write Glo-Bus Quiz 1. Glo-Bus Quiz 1 is not too difficult, as long as you read the manual and tests fairly basic concepts in the game. Here are a few sample questions.
The decisions that company co-managers make each year are organized around
- supply chain management, assembly, human resources, sales and marketing, customer service, and finance.
- components production, assembly, sales and marketing, customer service, and cash flow management.
- new product R&D, components production, work force management, sales and marketing, and finance.
- marketing, product design, assembly/shipping, compensation and labor force, and finance.
- components production and assembly, distribution and retailer relations, advertising and promotion, customer service, and accounting.
Which the following are the four geographic regions in which the company is currently selling its cameras?
- Europe-Africa, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, and North America
- Middle East, North America, South America, and Asia.
- The European Union, North America, Southeast Asia, and Latin America
- Most of Latin America, Europe, Japan/South Korea, and North America
- Western Europe, Asia, North America, and South America
- The company makes most all of its camera components in-house and assembles cameras on a 100-person assembly line at the rate of 2,000 per hour. Assembly costs are $2 per camera.
- Most all camera components are sourced from outside suppliers having plants or distribution centers near the company’s assembly facility; the company uses workstations staffed by 4-person teams to assemble cameras. In the most recent year, the current productivity of the assembly teams was 2,500 cameras per quarter or 10,000 per year. Some cameras are outsourced from contract assemblers that are paid a $25 fee for each camera assembled.
- About 75% of the cameras are assembled in-house by 4-person teams using company-produced components. In-house assembly averages $3.50 per camera. About 25% of the cameras are outsourced from nearby camera assembly companies that are paid $3.75 per camera assembled. Most of the cameras outsourcing occurs in Quarter 3 of each year when retailer demand is at its peak.
- About 80% of the cameras are assembled in-house using components sourced from outside suppliers; company assembly occurs evenly across all four quarters at the rate of 20% per quarter. The remaining 20% are outsourced from nearby contract assemblers during the peak holiday season fourth quarter when camera buying is at its peak.
- The company assembles entry-level cameras in-house using components that are made by a subsidiary; multi-featured cameras are outsourced from contract suppliers and are made to company specifications.