Chapter 18 Final

Chapter 18 Final - TEST BANK Sourcing and Supply Chain Management 4th edition Handfield Monczka Giunipero and Patterson Chapter 18 True or False 1

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TEST BANK Sourcing and Supply Chain Management – 4th edition Handfield, Monczka, Giunipero, and Patterson Chapter 18 True or False 1. On the buying side, organizations are becoming much more focused on and sophisticated in making decisions involving investments in e-SCM systems. a. True (p. 667) b. False 2. Because MRP and DRP systems are primarily external, an additional electronic linkage to suppliers and customers is not needed. a. True b. False (p. 668) 3. The goals of a DRP system are to integrate all business function planning and processing, avoid data interruption in order to make better business decisions, and run the business more efficiently. a. True b. False (p. 668) 4. SRM and CRM systems allow access to ERP systems from external sources. a. True (p. 669) b. False 5. Before ERP, every functional area had its own set of software applications, often running on completely different systems. a. True (p. 672) b. False 6. Currently, suppliers specializing in SRM and CRM systems tend to provide lower levels of functionality in their chosen areas than do ERP suppliers. a. True b. False (p. 673) This edition is intended for use outside of the U.S. only, with content that may be different from the U.S. Edition. This may not be resold, copied, or distributed without the prior consent of the publisher.
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7. Increasing the level of integration between logistics and other SCM applications presents firms with both technical and organizational hurdles. a. True (p. 674) b. False 8. As organizations continue to face increasing cost pressure, they are relying more on people to do the work of systems. a. True b. False (p. 675) 9. Users must be able to extract information that they need to make better supply chain decisions from databases. a. True (pp. 675-676) b. False 10. A legacy system enables people in different parts of the organization to communicate easily with one another. a. True b. False (p. 677) 11. In ERP, all processes use unique databases, and information is captured multiple times. a. True b. False (p. 678) 12. In ERP, visibility of specific transactions taking place in each business process is accessible to everyone in the organization. a. True (p. 678) b. False 13. When companies actually map what they believe a process looks like, they discover that the actual process is quite different from what they thought it should look like. a. True (p. 678) b. False 14. When it comes time to create an information system around business processes, few companies discover that they must also reengineer or change those business processes before they can build the information system. a. True b. False (pp. 678-679) This edition is intended for use outside of the U.S. only, with content that may be different from the U.S. Edition. This may not be resold, copied, or distributed without the prior consent of the publisher.
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15. Increased redundancy of information between files allows different systems to cross- reference and efficiently use the data contained in all files. a.
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Chapter 18 Final - TEST BANK Sourcing and Supply Chain Management 4th edition Handfield Monczka Giunipero and Patterson Chapter 18 True or False 1

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