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  • 1. 
    A description of how a company produces, delivers and sells a product or service to create wealth is called :
    • A. 

      Business Model

    • B. 

      Business Process

    • C. 

      Operating Procedure


  • 2. 
    In an information system, which of the following transfers information to the people or groups in an organization who use it:
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Process

    • C. 

      Output


  • 3. 
    Ina an information system,which of the following accepts data from the environment?
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Process

    • C. 

      Output


  • 4. 
    Sets of logically related tasks & behaviors that organizations develop to produce specific business results are called: 
    • A. 

      Corporate Assets

    • B. 

      Business Processes

    • C. 

      Processing


  • 5. 
    Using an Information System to enhance productivity is an example of which of the six strategic business objectives?
    • A. 

      Improved decision-making

    • B. 

      Competitive advantage

    • C. 

      Operational excellence


  • 6. 
    Using an Information System to help determine how many products to distribute to retail outlets is an example of which strategic business objectives?
    • A. 

      Customer and supplier intimacy

    • B. 

      Improved decision-making

    • C. 

      Survival


  • 7. 
    An Organization co-ordinates work through a structured hierarchy and formal:
    • A. 

      Standard operating procedure

    • B. 

      Lines of Communication

    • C. 

      Evaluations


  • 8. 
    The behavioral approach to information systems tends to focus on:
    • A. 

      System capabilities

    • B. 

      Non-technical solutions

    • C. 

      Formal models


  • 9. 
    Investment in information technology accounts for approximately what % of all capital invested today in the U.S:
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      75%


  • 10. 
    Investing in a new business model that is appropriate for a new product or service is an example of:
    • A. 

      An organizational complementary investment

    • B. 

      A managerial complementary investment

    • C. 

      A social complementary investment


  • 11. 
    Internet advertising is growing at a rate of more than 25 percent a year:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 12. 
    The six important business objectives of information technology are new products, services, and business models; customer and supplier intimacy; survival; competitive advantage; operational excellence; and:
    • A. 

      Improved flexibility

    • B. 

      Improved decision making

    • C. 

      Improved business practices

    • D. 

      Improved efficiency


  • 13. 
    Dell Computer's use of information systems to improve efficiency and implement "mass customization" techniques to maintain consistent profitability and an industry lead illustrates which business objective?
    • A. 

      Improved flexibility

    • B. 

      Improved business practices

    • C. 

      Competitive advantage

    • D. 

      Survival


  • 14. 
    The use of information systems because of necessity describes the business objective of:
    • A. 

      Survival

    • B. 

      Improved business practices

    • C. 

      Competitive advantage

    • D. 

      Improved flexibility


  • 15. 
    Which of the following choices may lead to competitive advantage: (1) new products, services, and business models; (2) charging less for superior products; (3) responding to customers in real time?
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3


  • 16. 
    Verizon's implementation of a Web-based digital dashboard to provide managers with real-time information such as customer complaints is an example of
    • A. 

      Improved flexibility

    • B. 

      Improved decision making

    • C. 

      Improved efficiency

    • D. 

      Customer and supplier intimacy


  • 17. 
    Order data for baseball tickets and bar code data are examples of:
    • A. 

      Raw input

    • B. 

      Raw output

    • C. 

      Customer and product data

    • D. 

      Sales information


  • 18. 
    The average number of tickets sold daily online is an example of:
    • A. 

      Input

    • B. 

      Raw data

    • C. 

      Meaningful information

    • D. 

      Feedback


  • 19. 
    Output:
    • A. 

      Is feedback that has been processed to create meaningful information

    • B. 

      Is information that is returned to appropriate members of the organization to help them evaluate the input stage.

    • C. 

      Transfers data to the people who will use it or to the activities for which it will be used

    • D. 

      Transfers processed information to the people who will use it or to the activities for which it will be used.


  • 20. 
    Converting raw data into a more meaningful form is called:
    • A. 

      Capturing

    • B. 

      Processing

    • C. 

      Organizing

    • D. 

      Feedback


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