Ch3 ques - Chapter 3 Managing the Information Systems...

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Chapter 3 Managing the Information Systems Project Multiple Choice Questions 1. A planned undertaking of related activities to reach an objective that has a beginning and an end best defines: a. task development b. activity plan c. project d. task schedule Answer : c Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 50 2. An individual with a diverse set of skills - management, leadership, technical, conflict management, and customer relationship - who is responsible for initiating, planning, executing, and closing down a project best defines: a. systems analyst b. consultant c. project scheduler d. project manager Answer : d Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 50 3. Which of the following are primary reasons for undertaking systems development projects? a. to take advantage of business opportunities b. to solve business problems c. to use state-of-the-art technology d. both a and b Answer : d Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 50 4. Arguably, the most instrumental person to the successful completion of any project is the: a. project manager b. chief information officer c. department manager d. staff consultant Answer : a Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 52 5. Which of the following are project management phases? a. closing down the project b. planning the project c. executing the project d. all of the above Answer : d Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 52
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6. A controlled process of initiating, planning, executing, and closing down a project best defines: a. systems development b. project management c. project development d. systems management Answer : b Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 52 7. The phase of the project management process in which activities are performed to assess the size, scope, and complexity of the project and to establish procedures to support later project activities best defines: a. project initiation b. scope development c. project planning d. project assessment Answer : a Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 52 8. Influencing the activities of others toward the attainment of a common goal through the use of intelligence, personality, and abilities refers to which of the following project manager activities? a. conflict management b. management c. leadership d. team management Answer : c Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 53 9. Managing conflict within a project team to assure that conflict is not too high or too low best defines which of the following project manager activities: a. conflict management b. leadership c. team management d. problem solving Answer : a Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 53 10. Identifying, assessing, and managing the risks and day-to-day changes that occur during a project best defines which of the following project manager activities: a. conflict management b. risk and change management c. team management d. problem solving Answer : b Difficulty : Med Reference : p. 53
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11. Skills that include interpreting system requests and specifications, site preparation and user training, and contact point for customers best represent: a. customer relations
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2009 for the course ISOM 4163 taught by Professor Cope during the Spring '09 term at University of Central Oklahoma.

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Ch3 ques - Chapter 3 Managing the Information Systems...

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