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Chapter 17 Enterprise Systems True-False Questions 1. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and supply chain management are systems that support tactical and strategic decision making at all levels of an organization. Answer : True Difficulty : Easy Page Reference :W-119 2. Enterprise portals enable collaboration. Answer : True Difficulty : Easy Page Reference :W-121 3. There are three types of corporate portals. Answer : False Difficulty : Easy Page Reference :W-122 4. Business intelligence portals are used mostly by middle- and top-level executives. Answer : True Difficulty : Easy Page Reference :W-119 5. Portals provide the ability to integrate and unify access to a firm’s applications, back-end systems, data sources, and content repositories. Answer : True Difficulty : Easy Page Reference :W-123 6. It is sufficient with Java and XML background to develop a portal application in most vendor portal products. Answer : True Difficulty : Easy Page Reference :W-124 7. Portals leave data in their original format. Answer : True Difficulty : Easy Page Reference :W-126 8. Supply chain only includes activities in material supply. Answer : False Difficulty : Easy Page Reference :W-129 9. The supply chain ends when the product reaches its after-use disposal. Answer : True Difficulty : Easy Page Reference :W-130 10. The flow of information can be bidirectional in a supply chain. Answer : True Difficulty : Moderate Page Reference :W-132 201
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Service is not a primary activity in a value chain. Answer : False Difficulty : Easy Page Reference :W-132 12. The primary activities in a value chain are sequenced and work progressively. Answer : True Difficulty : Easy Page Reference :W-132 13. Making improvement in communication and collaboration along the supply chain is considered supply chain optimization. Answer : False Difficulty : Moderate Page Reference :W-132 14. The concepts of value chain and value system apply to only private organizations. Answer : False Difficulty : Easy Page Reference :W-132 15. Collaboration along the supply chain is sufficient for SCM success. Answer : False Difficulty : Easy Page Reference :W-139 16. One of the reasons why Manufacturing Requirements Planning (MRP) fails is because it did not consider labors requirement. Answer : True Difficulty : Moderate Page Reference :W-141 17. ERP concentrates on either planning or resources. Answer : False Difficulty : Moderate Page Reference :W-142 18. Reports from ERP systems only provide a snapshot of time. Answer : True Difficulty : Moderate Page Reference :W-143 19. An SCM system can be designed to overlay existing ERP systems. Answer : True Difficulty : Easy Page Reference :W-144 20. The most critical factor in ERP failure is that the organization’s business processes do not match those modeled in the ERP. Answer
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