MIS Quiz 5

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 34

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  • 1. 
    Refers to an organizaton moving some business functions to locations outside of their home country.
    • A. 

      On shore

    • B. 

      Data workers

    • C. 

      Off shoring

    • D. 

      Middle management

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a cross-functional buisness process?
    • A. 

      Fulfilling a customer order

    • B. 

      Data workers

    • C. 

      Transaction-processing system

    • D. 

      Middle management functions

  • 3. 
    Employees that assist with paperwork at all levels of the firm are called:
    • A. 

      Middle management system

    • B. 

      Enabling business functions and departments to share information

    • C. 

      Data workers

    • D. 

      Business process management

  • 4. 
    A computeriezed system that performs and records the daily dealings necessary to conduct business is classified as a _________?
    • A. 

      Transation-processing system

    • B. 

      Enabling business functions and departments to share information

    • C. 

      Make to order

    • D. 

      Operations and manufactoring

  • 5. 
    The term management information systems designates a specific category of information systems serving:
    • A. 

      Middle management functions

    • B. 

      Enabling business functions and departments to share information

    • C. 

      Operations and manufactoring

    • D. 

      Business process management

  • 6. 
    What is the most impotant benefit of an enterprise application?
    • A. 

      Supply-chain management

    • B. 

      Information systems

    • C. 

      Enabling business functions and departments to share information

    • D. 

      Make to order

  • 7. 
    _____ systems integrate and share information from suppliers, manufactuers, distibutors, and logistics companies.
    • A. 

      Supply-chain management

    • B. 

      Information systems

    • C. 

      Procure to pay

    • D. 

      Operations and manufacturing

  • 8. 
    ___ are comninations of hardware, software, and telecommunications networks that people bulid and use to collect, creat,a nd distribute useful data, typically in organizational settings.
    • A. 

      Operations and manufactoring

    • B. 

      Business process management

    • C. 

      Make to order

    • D. 

      Information systems

  • 9. 
    Traditionally companies are organized around four distinct functional areas. which of the following is one of those four areas?
    • A. 

      Supply chain management

    • B. 

      Issuing the purchase order

    • C. 

      Make to order

  • 10. 
    The processes associated with the acquiring of goods from external vendors are together referred to as the _____ process
    • A. 

      Make-to-order

    • B. 

      Operations and manufacturing

    • C. 

      Procure to pay

  • 11. 
    In the procure to pay process, the negotiation of price and terms is followed by _________.
    • A. 

      Make to stock

    • B. 

      Issuing the purhcase order

    • C. 

      Make to order

  • 12. 
    Which of the following uses a pull based approach?
    • A. 

      Make to order

    • B. 

      Make to stock

    • C. 

      Operations and manufacturing

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is a core activity?
    • A. 

      Business process management

    • B. 

      Distribution of end products within the order to cash business process

    • C. 

      Operations and manufactoring

  • 14. 
    Outbound logistics activities focus on the _____________.
    • A. 

      Distribution of end products within the order-to-cash business process

    • B. 

      Business proccess management

  • 15. 
    _________ is a systematic, structure improvement approach by all or part of organization whereby people critically examine, rethink, and redesign business processes in order to achieve dramatic improvements in one or more performance measures, such as quality, cycle time, or cost/
    • A. 

      Distribution of end products within the order-to-cash business process

    • B. 

      Business process management