MSIS All Chpts - CHAPTER 2 Decisions and Processes Value Driven Business 2-1 CHAPTER 3 Ebusiness Electronic Business Value True False Questions 1(p 46

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Unformatted text preview: CHAPTER 2: Decisions and Processes: Value Driven Business 2-1 CHAPTER 3: Ebusiness: Electronic Business Value True / False Questions 1. (p. 46) Analytics is the science of fact-based decision making. TRUE Analytics is the science of fact-based decision making. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-01 Topic: Making Business Decisions 2. (p. 46) At the operational level employees are continuously evaluating company operations to hone the firm's abilities to identify, adapt to, and leverage change. FALSE At the managerial level employees are continuously evaluating company operations to hone the firm's abilities to identify, adapt to, and leverage change. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-01 Topic: Making Business Decisions 3-1 CHAPTER 3: Ebusiness: Electronic Business Value 3. (p. 46) At the operational level employees develop, control, and maintain core business activities required to run the day-to-day operations. TRUE At the operational level employees develop, control, and maintain core business activities required to run the day-to-day operations. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-01 Topic: Making Business Decisions 4. (p. 46) Operational decisions are considered structured decisions. TRUE Operational decisions are considered structured decisions. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-01 Topic: Making Business Decisions 5. (p. 46) Asking "how many employees are out sick" is a type of operational question. TRUE Asking "how many employees are out sick" is a type of operational question. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-01 Topic: Making Business Decisions 3-2 CHAPTER 3: Ebusiness: Electronic Business Value 6. (p. 46) Strategic decisions are highly structured decisions. FALSE Strategic decisions are highly unstructured decisions. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-01 Topic: Making Business Decisions 7. (p. 46) One of the most important and challenging questions confronting managers today is how to lay the foundation for tomorrow's success while competing to win in today's business environment. TRUE The most important and most challenging questions confronting managers today is how to lay the foundation for tomorrow's success while competing to win in today's business environment. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-01 Topic: Making Business Decisions 8. (p. 46) The structure of a typical organization is similar to a pyramid, with different levels that require one consistent type of information to assist with all managerial decision making. FALSE The structure of a typical organization is similar to a pyramid, with different levels that require different types of information to assist decision making, problem solving, and opportunity capturing. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-01 Topic: Making Business Decisions 3-3 CHAPTER 3: Ebusiness: Electronic Business Value 9. (p. 46) Operational decisions or semistructured decisions arise in situations where established processes offer potential solutions. FALSE Operational decisions are considered structured decisions, not semistructred decisions, which arise in situations where established processes offer potential solutions. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-01 Topic: Making Business Decisions 10. (p. 46) Unstructured decisions occur in situations in which no procedures or rules exist to guide decision makers towards the correct choice. TRUE Unstructured decisions occur in situations in which no procedures or rules exist to guide decision makers toward the correct choice AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-01 Topic: Making Business Decisions 11. (p. 46) At the strategic decision-making level employees develop, control, and maintain core business activities. FALSE At the operational decision-making level employees develop, control, and maintain core business activities required to run the day-to-day operations. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-01 Topic: Making Business Decisions 3-4 CHAPTER 3: Ebusiness: Electronic Business Value 12. (p. 49) The construction of a new city subway station and the processing of monthly payroll are both considered types of projects as defined in your text. FALSE A project is considered a temporary activity a company undertakes to create a unique product, service, or result. The subway station construction is a project, however payroll processing is not a project and does not create a unique product, service, or result. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Understand Difficulty: 3 Hard Learning Outcome: 02-02 Topic: Metrics Measuring Business Success 13. (p. 49) Key performance indicators can focus on external and internal measurements. TRUE Key performance indicators (KPIs) can focus on external and internal measurements. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-02 Topic: Metrics Measuring Business Success 14. (p. 50) The proportion of the market that a firm captures is called market share. TRUE The proportion of the market that a firm captures is called market share. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-02 Topic: Metrics Measuring Business Success 3-5 CHAPTER 3: Ebusiness: Electronic Business Value 15. (p. 52) Benchmarks are baseline values the system seeks to attain. TRUE Benchmarks are baseline values the system seeks to attain. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-02 Topic: Metrics Measuring Business Success 16. (p. 52) Effectiveness MIS metrics include throughput, transaction speed, and system availability. FALSE Efficiency MIS metrics include throughput, speed, and availability. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-02 Topic: Metrics Measuring Business Success 17. (p. 49) Measuring the amount of website traffic is the best way to determine an organization's success. FALSE A large amount of website traffic does not indicate large revenues or website success. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-02 Topic: Metrics Measuring Business Success 3-6 CHAPTER 3: Ebusiness: Electronic Business Value 18. (p. 49) A project is a temporary activity a company undertakes to create a unique product, service, or result. TRUE A project is a temporary activity a company undertakes to create a unique product, service, or result. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-02 Topic: Metrics Measuring Business Success 19. (p. 49) Metrics are temporary activities a company undertakes to create a unique product, service, or result. FALSE A project is a temporary activity a company undertakes to create a unique product, service, or result. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-02 Topic: Metrics Measuring Business Success 20. Metrics are measurements that evaluate results to determine whether a project is meeting its goals. TRUE Metrics are measurements that evaluate results to determine whether a project is meeting its goals. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-02 Topic: Metrics Measuring Business Success 3-7 CHAPTER 3: Ebusiness: Electronic Business Value 21. (p. 52) Efficiency MIS metrics include throughput, speed, and availability. TRUE Efficiency MIS metrics include throughput, speed, and availability. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-02 Topic: Metrics Measuring Business Success 22. (p. 52) Effectiveness MIS metrics measure the impact MIS has on business processes and activities, including customer satisfaction and customer conversion rates. TRUE Effectiveness MIS metrics measure the impact MIS has on business processes and activities, including customer satisfaction and customer conversion rates. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-02 Topic: Metrics Measuring Business Success 23. (p. 52) Efficiency MIS metrics measure the impact MIS has on business processes and activities, including customer satisfaction and customer conversion rates. FALSE Effectiveness MIS metrics measure the impact MIS has on business processes and activities, including customer satisfaction and customer conversion rates. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-02 Topic: Metrics Measuring Business Success 3-8 CHAPTER 3: Ebusiness: Electronic Business Value 24. (p. 50) Best practices are the most successful solutions or problem-solving methods that have been developed by a specific organization or industry. TRUE Best practices are the most successful solutions or problem-solving methods that have been developed by a specific organization or industry. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-02 Topic: Metrics Measuring Business Success 25. (p. 50) Return on investment indicates the earning power of a project. TRUE Return on investment indicates the earning power of a project. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-02 Topic: Metrics Measuring Business Success 26. (p. 54) MIS support systems rely on models for computational and analytical routines that mathematically express relationships among variables. TRUE MIS support systems rely on models for computational and analytical routines that mathematically express relationships among variables. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-03 Topic: Support Enhancing Decision Making with MIS 3-9 CHAPTER 3: Ebusiness: Electronic Business Value 27. (p. 55) Streamlining information encompasses all of the information contained within a single business process or unit of work, and its primary purpose is to support the performing of daily operational or structured decisions. FALSE Transactional information encompasses all of the information contained within a single business process or unit of work, and its primary purpose is to support the performing of daily operational or structured decisions. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-03 Topic: Support Enhancing Decision Making with MIS 28. (p. 55) Sensitivity analysis, what-if analysis, optimization analysis, and market basket analysis are the common DSS analysis techniques. FALSE Sensitivity analysis, what-if analysis, optimization analysis, and goal-seeking analysis are the common DSS analysis techniques. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Understand Difficulty: 2 Medium Learning Outcome: 02-03 Topic: Support Enhancing Decision Making with MIS 29. (p. 55) Digital dashboards offer consolidation, drill-down, and slice-and-dice capabilities. TRUE Digital dashboards offer consolidation, drill-down, and slice-and-dice capabilities. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Understand Difficulty: 2 Medium Learning Outcome: 02-03 Topic: Support Enhancing Decision Making with MIS 3-10 CHAPTER 3: Ebusiness: Electronic Business Value 30. (p. 55) Managers use transactional information when making structured decisions at the operational level. TRUE Managers use transactional information when making structured decisions at the operational level. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-03 Topic: Support Enhancing Decision Making with MIS 31. (p. 55) The manipulation of information to create business intelligence in support of strategic decision making is referred to as OLTP or online transaction processing. FALSE The manipulation of information to create business intelligence in support of strategic decision making is online analytical processing (OLAP). AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-03 Topic: Support Enhancing Decision Making with MIS 32. (p. 55) A model is a simplified representation or abstraction of reality. TRUE A model is a simplified representation or abstraction of reality. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-03 Topic: Support Enhancing Decision Making with MIS 3-11 CHAPTER 3: Ebusiness: Electronic Business Value 33. (p. 56) Source documents are simplified representation or abstraction of reality. FALSE A model is a simplified representation or abstraction of reality. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-03 Topic: Support Enhancing Decision Making with MIS 34. (p. 56) Source documents are the original transaction records. TRUE Source documents are the original transaction records. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-03 Topic: Support Enhancing Decision Making with MIS 35. (p. 55) Granularity refers to the level of detail in the model or the decision-making process. TRUE Granularity refers to the level of detail in the model or the decision-making process. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-03 Topic: Support Enhancing Decision Making with MIS 3-12 CHAPTER 3: Ebusiness: Electronic Business Value 36. (p. 55) Visualization produces graphical displays of patterns and complex relationships in large amounts of data. TRUE Visualization produces graphical displays of patterns and complex relationships in large amounts of data. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-03 Topic: Support Enhancing Decision Making with MIS 37. (p. 56) A digital dashboard produces graphical displays of patterns and complex relationships in large amounts of data. FALSE Visualization produces graphical displays of patterns and complex relationships in large amounts of data. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-03 Topic: Support Enhancing Decision Making with MIS 38. (p. 60) Intelligent systems are various commercial applications of artificial intelligence. TRUE Intelligent systems are various commercial applications of artificial intelligence AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-04 Topic: The Future Artificial Intelligence 3-13 CHAPTER 3: Ebusiness: Electronic Business Value 39. (p. 60) A neural network is a category of efficiency metrics where it attempts to measure the way the human brain works. FALSE A neural network is a category of artificial Intelligence where it always attempts to emulate the way the human brain works. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-04 Topic: The Future Artificial Intelligence 40. (p. 61) Investment companies use genetic effectiveness metrics to help in trading decisions. FALSE Investment companies use genetic algorithms to help in trading decisions. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-04 Topic: The Future Artificial Intelligence 41. (p. 61) A shopping bot is one of the simplest examples of an intelligent agent. TRUE A shopping bot is one of the simplest examples of an intelligent agent. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-04 Topic: The Future Artificial Intelligence 3-14 CHAPTER 3: Ebusiness: Electronic Business Value 42. (p. 61) At Microsoft's headquarters, to eliminate congestion and save on other business expenses the company offered employees the option to work virtually from home. TRUE At Microsoft's headquarters, to eliminate congestion and save on other business expenses the company offered employees to be able to work from home virtually. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-04 Topic: The Future Artificial Intelligence 43. (p. 61) Fuzzy logic is a mathematical method of handling imprecise or subjective information. TRUE Fuzzy logic is a mathematical method of handling imprecise or subjective information. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-04 Topic: The Future Artificial Intelligence 44. (p. 62) Fuzzy logic is the process within a genetic algorithm of randomly trying combinations and evaluating the success (or failure) of the outcome. FALSE Mutation is the process within a genetic algorithm of randomly trying combinations and evaluating the success (or failure) of the outcome AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-04 Topic: The Future Artificial Intelligence 3-15 CHAPTER 3: Ebusiness: Electronic Business Value 45. (p. 62) Mutation is the process within a genetic algorithm of randomly trying combinations and evaluating the success (or failure) of the outcome. TRUE Mutation is the process within a genetic algorithm of randomly trying combinations and evaluating the success (or failure) of the outcome. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-04 Topic: The Future Artificial Intelligence 46. (p. 62) Mutation is a mathematical method of handling imprecise or subjective information. FALSE Fuzzy logic is a mathematical method of handling imprecise or subjective information. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-04 Topic: The Future Artificial Intelligence 47. (p. 63) Virtual reality is a computer-simulated environment that can be a simulation of the real world or an imaginary world. TRUE Virtual reality is a computer-simulated environment that can be a simulation of the real world or an imaginary world. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-04 Topic: The Future Artificial Intelligence 3-16 CHAPTER 3: Ebusiness: Electronic Business Value 48. (p. 63) Augmented reality is the viewing of the physical world with computer-generated layers of information added to it. TRUE Augmented reality is the viewing of the physical world with computer-generated layers of information added to it. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-04 Topic: The Future Artificial Intelligence 49. (p. 63) Augmented reality is a computer-simulated environment that can be a simulation of the real world or an imaginary world. FALSE Augmented reality is the viewing of the physical world with computer-generated layers of information added to it. AACSB: Reflective Thinking AACSB: Technology Blooms: Remember Difficulty: 1 Easy Learning Outcome: 02-04 Topic: The Future Artificial Intelligence 50. (p. 63) Virtual reality is the viewing of the physical world with computer-generated layers of information added to it. FALSE Virtual reality is a...
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