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Exam Name___________________________________ TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false. 1) Sampling helps accelerate the process by gathering selected data rather than all data for the entire population. 1) 2) Data - gathering bias can be reduced by sampling. 2) 3) When the systems analyst asks an opinion of a permanent feature of the installed information system, the executive interviewed may provide an unbiased evaluation since there is little possibility of changing it. 3) 4) Stratification is the process of identifying subpopulations (or strata) and then selecting objects or people for sampling within these subpopulations. 4) 5) It is necessary to set a sample size greater than one but less than the size of the population itself. 5) 6) The absolute number is more important in sampling than the percentage of the cluster. 6) 7) A good rule of thumb is to interview at least five people on every level of the organization. 7) 8) More people should be interviewed in larger organizations. 8) 9) If the stratified sample is done properly, a small number of people will adequately represent the entire organization. 9) 10) Examining documents for key or guiding metaphors is done because behavior shapes language. 10) 11) Analysis of memo content will provide you with a clear idea of the values, attitudes, and beliefs of organizational members. 11) 12) Signs serve as subtle reinforcements of values of those who read them. 12) 13) Corporate Web sites are not useful as an indication of organizational culture. 13) 14) Manuals are larger guidelines that spell out the organization's ideal of how members should conduct themselves in order to achieve strategic goals. 14) 15) One way of analyzing qualitative documents is to notice the graphics, animation, and hyperlinks displayed on Web pages. 15) 16) There are two dimensions used to analyze a Web site: technical and aesthetic. 16) 17) When using the analyst's playscript, activities are recorded using nouns that describe the outcome. 17) 1
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18) Playscript is an organized and systematic approach that demands that the analyst understand and articulate the action taken by the decision maker. 18) 19) Accessible offices tend to increase the amount of formal messages used by the decision maker. 19) 20) Executives who enclose a visitor in a tight space with his/her back to the wall is in an insecure, weak power position. 20) 21) Stationary office equipment includes equipment like file cabinets, bookshelves, and other storage equipment. 21) 22) Offices distributed along the perimeter of the building often result in reports being held up in one of the offices. 22) 23) An executive who positions his or her desk facing the wall with a chair at the side for a visitor is in the strongest possible power position. 23)
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