Management Information System Chapter 1

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Management Information System Chapter 1
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1.  What does an application service provider do?
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2.  Which of the following is not a reason that information is important?
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3.  Which of the following does the form dimension of information deal with?
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4.  Which of the following represents the flow of information that describes the organization based on its daily transactions?
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5.  The fact that you are able to receive a video clip sent by your friend while having your lecture in class, through your hand phone, shows the __________________ dimensions of information.
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6.  Facts about online banking and telecommuting include all these except:
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7.  Which of the following systems can perform sales lead tracking, contact management, and market analysis?
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8.  What is information?
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9.  Information granularity refers to the _______________ of information.
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10.  A computer-based tool that people use to work with information and support the information and information-processing needs of an organization is:
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11.  All of the following statements describe an information-literate knowledge worker, except:
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12.  Coarse information is used at the ___________ level of management
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13.  Decentralized computing occurs when computing power is distributed to functional business areas and knowledge worker desktops.  Decentralized computing is made possible by:
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14.  The success of telecommuting depends on what?
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15.  What are the two main types of software?
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16.  Which of the following represents the flow of information between functional business units and work teams?
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17.  Which term describes a concept that encourages and facilitates collaborative processes between members of a supply chain?
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18.  The time dimension of information includes two aspects: having access to information when you need it and _______________.
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19.  Which of the following items is the primary tool used by organizations to support shared information?
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20.  Which dimension of information describes being able to access information from a hotel room?
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21.  What is the objective of a business intelligence system?
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22.  Which type of software provides additional functionality to an operation system?
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23.  Which of the following is the primary tool used by organizations to support shared information?
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24.  Which systems are typically used to fulfill and support customer orders?
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25.  People used to be the most important asset for a company. But in the information age, companies need people with:
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26.  Business Intelligence includes which of the following?
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27.  The time dimension of information includes two aspects: having access to information when you need it and ________________.
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28.  What displays key information gathered from several sources on a screen in a format tailored to the needs and wants of an individual?
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29.  Which of the following represents the flow of information from an executive at the Marketing Department to the manager of Human Resource Department?
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30.  Decentralized computing occurs when computing power is distributed to functional business areas and knowledge worker desktops.  Decentralized computing is made possible by:
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31.  Mobile computing refers to your ability to:
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32.  What is power in the information age?
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33.  Software designed to improve the performance of teams by supporting the sharing and flow of information is called a ?
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34.  Which term describes electronic commerce conducted over a wireless device such as cell phone or PDA?
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35.  Which term describes a company you do business with on a regular basis in a cooperative fashion, usually facilitated by IT systems?
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36.  Which of the following refers to using communications technologies to work in a location other than a central location (such as an office building)?
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37.  Which of the following represents the flow of information between the HR manager and the Marketing manager?
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38.  What are the basic categories of technology?
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39.  Processed ______________________ is also called ______________, while the most raw elements of facts and figures are known as ______________.
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40.  Just-In-Time is an approach that produces or delivers a product or service just at the time the:
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41.  An information-literate knowledge worker will be able to ______________, while a technology-literate knowledge worker will always be able to _______________.
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42.  What is the goal of a customer relationship management system?
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