INSS_360_Final_Ch1,5,6,810,11Review -

INSS_360_Final_Ch1,5,6,810,11Review - - INSS 360 Final Chp...

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Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. Your text classifies information systems as either operations or management support information systems. Which one of the following would NOT be classified as a management support system? A. Transaction processing systems. B. Executive information systems. C. Management information systems. D. Decision support systems. 2. Developing information system solutions to business problems in an organization is the responsibility of: A. Information system specialists. B. Computer programmers. C. Systems analysts. D. All information systems users throughout the organization. . 3. How do information systems and information technologies differ? A. The terms information systems and information technologies are essentially the same and can be used interchangeably. B. The term information systems describes all the components and resources necessary to deliver its information and functions to the organization. The term information technology refers to the various hardware and software components necessary for the system to operate. C. Information technology can contain simple hardware components such as pencil-and-paper while information systems rely on computer-based technologies. D. The term information technologies describes all the components and resources necessary to deliver its information and functions to the organization. The term information systems refers to the various hardware and software components necessary for the system to operate. 4. When the success of an information system is measured by its effectiveness, which one of the following does NOT apply? A. Supporting the organization's business strategies. B. Enabling the organization's business processes. C. Enhancing the organizational structure and culture. D. Minimizing the cost, time, and use of resources.
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5. Within the context of an information system, which one of the following would be considered a typical end user? A. Managers. B. Accountants. C. Customers. D. All of the choices are correct. 6. Which one of the following statements does NOT apply to the systems concept? A. Feedback consists of data or information concerning the performance of a system. B. The control component of a system makes any necessary adjustments to the input and processing components of the system to ensure that proper output is produced. C. The feedback component of a system monitors and evaluates information provided by the control component to determine whether the system is moving toward its goal. D. Input involves capturing and assembling elements that enter the system so that they can be processed. 7. A system that interacts with other systems in its environment is commonly referred to as a(n):
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2010 for the course INFORMATIO INSS360 taught by Professor Dr.badamas during the Spring '10 term at Morgan.

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