Chapter 14 - Chapter 14: Enterprise Computing MULTIPLE...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 14: Enterprise Computing MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. The term ____, commonly describes a business or venture of any size. a. enterprise c. consortium b. corporation d. functional unit ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: 720 2. ____ computing involves the use of computers in networks, such as LANs or WANs, or series of inter- connected networks that encompass a variety of different operating systems, protocols, and network architectures. a. Enterprise c. Consortium b. Corporate d. Functional ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: 720 3. A typical enterprise consists of hundreds of operating entities, called ____ including departments, cen- ters, and divisions. a. aggregates c. clusters b. functional units d. operatories ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 721 4. ____ refer to the core activities of a business, and involve the creation, selling, and support of the products and services that a company produces. a. Functions c. Features b. Operations d. Enterprises ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 723 5. Executive managers primarily are responsible for ____ decisions, which are decisions that center on a companys overall goals and objectives. a. strategic c. tactical b. integrated d. operational ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: 724 6. Middle managers make ____ decisions, which are short-range decisions that apply the specific pro- grams and plans necessary to meet stated objectives. a. strategic c. tactical b. integrated d. operational ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: 724 7. An operational manager makes a(n) ____ decision, which is a decision that involves day-to-day activ- ities within a company. a. strategic c. tactical b. operational d. integrated ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 724 8. ____ information is gathered in the ongoing operations of an enterprise-sized organization. a. Diurnal c. Enterprise b. Baseline d. Daily ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: 725 9. ____ are employees who are responsible for coordinating and controlling an organizations resources. a. Leaders c. Managers b. Users d. Coordinators ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: 725 10. Planning is an activity performed by managers that involves ____. a. instructing and authorizing others to perform the necessary work b. identifying and combining resources so that a company can reach its goals and objectives c. establishing goals and objectives d. measuring performance and, if necessary, taking corrective action ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: 725 11. Organizing is an activity performed by managers that includes ____. a. instructing and authorizing others to perform the necessary work b. identifying and combining resources so that a company can reach its goals and objectives c. establishing goals and objectives d. measuring performance and, if necessary, taking corrective action ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 725 12. Leading, sometimes referred to as directing, is an activity performed by managers that involves ____....
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