Final_Exam_Quiz_Q

Final_Exam_Quiz_Q - Team 1 1. IBM Originally started as a...

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Team 1 1. IBM Originally started as a company that developed instruments to measure time (a) True (b) False 2. Who renamed the company as International Business Machines (IBM) in 1924? (a) Charles Flint (b) Herman Hollerith (c) Thomas Watson (d) Al Williams 3. What was IBM’s 51 feet long and 8 feet tall product which came out in 1948? (a) Univac (b) IBM 405 (c) INIAC (d) MARK I 4. Who was responsible for the decentralization of IBM Domestic? (a) Herman Hollerith (b) Tom Watson Jr. (c) Vincent Learson (d) Don Estridge 5. What was the name of the check and balance system that was created? Contention management 6. Who created the “contention management” concept? (a) Al Williams
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(b) Tom Watson (c) John Akers (d) Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. 7. IBM is known for their long-term employment policy, good pay with quick promotions, and commitment and loyalty (a) True (b) False 8. IBM’s expansion was only limited to the United States (a) True (b) False 9. One of the weaknesses of IBM is (a) Lack of Production workers (b) High Research and Development cost (c) Excess Production capacity (d) Weak Financial Revenues 10. IBM has the opportunity of Global development, strong and stable economic market context, and Innovation. True (b) False The Rise of IBM - Team 2 - Elite6 1. In what year did CTR (Computer Tabulating Company) become IBM? a) 1997 b) 1908 c) 1924 d) 1968 Answer is C. 2. Tom Watson Sr. brought over what sort of skill set to IBM?
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b) A skill for aptitude for sales c) A skill for world class engineering d) The skills for being bilingual Answer is B 3. What year did Walton Sr. retire? a) 1955 b) 1977 C) 1960 d) 1941 Answer is A. 4. Which of the following is NOT one of the 5 individual divisions that domestic IBM was broken up into? a) Research Division b) System Manufacturing Division c) Federal System Division d) Scale Division Answer is D.
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