Essentials of Management Information Systems (8th Edition)

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Unformatted text preview: 1. The average number of tickets sold daily online is an example of: a. input. b. raw data. c. meaningful information. d. output. 2. Output: a. is feedback that has been processed to create meaningful information. b. is information that is returned to appropriate members of the organization to help them evaluate the input stage. c. transfers data to the people who will use it or to the activities for which it will be used. d. transfers processed information to the people who will use it or to the activities for which it will be used. 3. Converting raw data into a more meaningful form is called: a. capturing. b. processing. c. organizing. d. feedback. 4. An example of raw data from a national chain of automobile stores would be: a. average of 13 Toyotas sold daily in Kentucky in 2007. b. 300 Toyota RAV 4s sold during fourth quarter 2007 in Kentucky. c. 1 Toyota RAV4 sold January 7, 2008 in Louisville, Kentucky - $28000. d. annual sales of Toyota RAV4s increased 2.4 percent. 5. Electronic computers and related software programs are the technical foundation, the tools and materials, of: a. all business procedures. b. information accumulation. c. modern information systems. d. all industrialized countries. Unit 1 Examination 32 INFORMATION MANAGEMENT 6. The fi eld that deals with behavioral issues as well as technical issues surrounding the development, use, and impact of information systems used by managers and employees in the fi rm is called: a. information systems literacy. b. information systems architecture. c. management information systems. d. information technology infrastructure. 7. In a hierarchical organization, the upper levels consist of: a. managerial and professional workers. b. managerial, professional, and technical workers. c. professional and operational workers. d. managerial, professional, and operational workers. 8. A hierarchy: a. results in a clear-cut division of labor. b. is composed primarily of experts trained for different functions. c. is a pyramid structure of rising authority and responsibility. d. is used primarily in large organizations to defi ne job roles. 9. Equipment scheduling and facilities maintenance are functions of: a. fi nance and accounting systems. b. human resources systems. c. manufacturing and production systems. d. sales and marketing systems. 10. Senior management uses fi nance and accounting information systems to: a. plan long-term profi ts. b. decide where to locate new facilities. c. forecast sales trends. d. control the fi rms’ fi nancial resources. 11. Budgeting is typically a feature of an information system serving: a. operational management. b. sales and marketing. c. senior management. d. middle management....
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