isys 363 quiz 2 part 2

isys 363 quiz 2 part 2 - Quest ion 1 Marks: 1 A(n) _ is a...

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Quest ion 1 Marks: 1 A(n) ________ is a collection of independent firms that use information technology to coordinate their value chains to collectively produce a product or service for a market. Answer: Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 2 Marks: 1 Probably the best single way to reduce quality problems is to reduce cycle time. Answer: true false Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 3 Marks: 1 When the output of some units can be used as inputs to other units, or if two organizations pool markets and expertise that result in lower costs and generate profits it is often referred to as creating: Choose one answer. a. value webs. b. core competencies. c. synergies. d. value chains. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 4 Marks: 1 ________systemsare those in which each foreign unit designs its own unique information system solutions. Choose one answer. a. Centralized b. Decentralized c. Networked d. Duplicated Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1.
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Question 5 Marks: 1 A(n) ________ is an activity at which a firm excels as a world-class leader. Answer: Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 6 Marks: 1 A manufacturer of deep-sea oil rigs may be least concerned about which of these marketplace forces? Choose one answer. a. Low number of suppliers b. Product differentiation c. Traditional competitors d. New market entrants Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 7 Marks: 1 The more any given resource is applied to production, the lower the marginal gain in output, until a point is reached where the additional inputs produce no additional output is referred to as: Choose one answer. a. inelasticity. b. the point of no return. c. supply and demand. d. the law of diminishing returns. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 8 Marks: 1 According to the law of ________ the more any given resource is applied to production, the lower the marginal gain in output, until a point is reached where the additional inputs produce no additional outputs. Answer: Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 9 Marks: 1
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Which of the following illustrates the use of information systems to focus on market niche? Choose one answer. a. Wal-Mart's use of information systems to produce products and services at a lower price than competitors. b. Chrysler Corporation's use of information systems to facilitate direct access from suppliers to production schedules. c. Dell's use of information systems in selling made-to-order PCs directly to customers. d. AutoNation's use of information systems to determine which models and options they are most likely to buy. Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1. Question 10 Marks: 1 ________systemsare those in which development occurs at the home base but operations are handed over to autonomous units in foreign locations. Choose one answer.
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course ISYS 363 taught by Professor Bmak during the Spring '08 term at S.F. State.

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isys 363 quiz 2 part 2 - Quest ion 1 Marks: 1 A(n) _ is a...

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