BS 7 General & Specific Knowledge--Key

BS 7 General & Specific Knowledge--Key - review...

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a. General b. Specific – culture/language c. idiosyncratic d. scientific – CPA e. assembled 1. Martin is the CEO of his own business. He holds a maters degree in computer science and an MBA. For 25 years Martin’s company has helped other companies customize packaged software (e.g. financial and ERCP programs) for their use. The knowledge Martin uses to create value at his company can best be described as f. general g. idiosyncratic h. scientific i. assembled j. none of the above. 2. Some intellectual property attorneys prosecute (i.e. legally file) patents for clients with the US Patent Office. Large intellectual property law firms work with the same clients for many years on hundreds or thousands of patents. When these attorneys work for their clients the knowledge they use can best be described as a. idiosyncratic b. scientific c. assembled d. general e. none of the above 3. This semester Professor Curtis will be teaching two days of the CPA
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Unformatted text preview: review course for students at the U of I. Students are taking the course to increase the extent of their a. general knowledge b. idiosyncratic knowledge c. scientific knowledge d. specific knowledge e. none of the above 4. Professor Curtis husband is an intellectual property attorney. He writes patents for a number of clients, though most of his work comes from a few companies. While most of his clients are US companies, this summer he visited a very important client in Korea. Why is the knowledge he needs to work with his Korean client more specific than he needs to work with his other clients? a. The knowledge is assembledboth scientific and idiosyncratic. b. Technology, like e-mail and web cameras, makes communication less costly. c. The nature of the patents is difficult to comprehend and summarize. d. Differences in the language and culture increase the difficulty of communication. e. None of the above 201 General & Specific Knowledge...
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2010 for the course ACCY 201 taught by Professor Curtis during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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