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Unformatted text preview: HAdm 2275 - Introduction to Information Systems Management QUIZ A NetID:___________________________________ Section #:_____________ TRUE/FALSE. Circle 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false. (3 points each) 1) Internet advertising is growing at a rate of more than 30 percent a year. T or F 2) The!CIO!must!have!a!broad!understanding!of!how!the!company!is!positioned!to!execute!its!strategy T or F 3) A business model describes how a company produces, delivers, and sells a product or service to create wealth. T or F 4) The Information Systems Strategy Triangle is primarily concerned with mapping IS strategy with organizational strategy. T or F 5) Computers are only part of an information system. T or F MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. (2 points each) 6) Knowledge!is!... A) Data!that!requires!unit!analysis B) Mere!facts C) Data!endowed!with!relevance!and!purpose D) Easily!structured E) Information!from!the!human!mind 6) 7) The!use!of!information!systems!because!of!necessity!addresses!what!business!objective: A) Improved!business!practices. B) Competitive!advantage. Survival. C) D) Improved!flexibility. 7) 8) Which!of!the!following!is!NOT!a!business!objective!of!an!information!system? A) Survival B) Improved!decision!making C) Operational!excellence D) Course!correction E) Competitive!advantage 8) 9) Business!processes: A) include!informal!work!practices. B) are!logically!related!tasks!used!primarily!by!operational!personnel. C) are!governed!by!information!technology. D) are!used!primarily!for!sales!and!accounting!functions. 9) 1 2275-QUIZ (continued) 10) The Information Systems Strategy Triangle consists of three strategies. Which strategy focuses on where the organization seeks to go and how it expects to get there? A) Business!Process B) Technology!Strategy C) Organization!Strategy D) Information!Strategy E) Business!Strategy 10) SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question. (5 points each) 11) When!one"s!understanding!of!technology!is!limited!to!primarily!hardware!&!software, 11) what!kind!of!literacy!does!the!person!have? 12) One!who!is!able!to!demonstrate!a!broad!understanding!of!technology!and!its!impact!on 12) people!and!organizational!structure!may!be!said!to!have!what!kind!of!literacy? 13) When!talking!about!information!systems!and!organizational!change,!the!first!order!of 13) change!is!known!as: ESSAY. Write your answer below the question or on the back of the quiz. Number each answer. Please limit your answer to no more than half a page. Write neatly or no credit will be given. (20 points each) 14) Define!#information!systems#!and!provide!an!example!of!an!information!system. 15) We!have!defined!Information!Systems!(IS)!as!socio$technical!systems.!What!does!the!term!#socio$technical# mean!in!this!definition? 16) Explain!the!difference!between!a!functional!manager!and!an!end!user. 17) BONUS QUESTION - Draw and identify all the parts of the Socio-technical model. BRIEFLY describe each part and the role it plays in supporting an IS strategy. (5 points) 2 Answer!Key Testname:!2275$FALL09$Q1$1 1) TRUE 15) That!an!IS!has!two!subsystems,!a!social!subsystem (people!and!organizational!structure)!and!a!technical subsystem!(IT!and!Business!Process).!Both subsystems!are!necessary!in!order!to!have!and maintain!an!information!system. ID:!ebis7!1 -1+ Page!Ref:!6 2) TRUE ID:!Quiz!1!t!1 -6 Page!Ref: 3) ID:!Quiz!1!t!2 -5 Page!Ref: TRUE 16) A!functional!manager!is!a!knowledge!worker!in charge!of!a!functional!area!or!a!department. ID:!ebis7!1 -2+ Page!Ref:!7 4) FALSE An!end$user!is!a!person!in!direct!contact!with information!technology,!typically!software applications ID:!Pearlson!1-7+ Page!Ref: 5) TRUE ID:!ebis7!1 -4+ Page!Ref:!12 6) While!functional!managers!often!come!in!direct contact!with!IT,!and!therefore!are!end$users,!a functional!manager!may!not!come!in!direct!contact with!technology!bust!still!be!responsible!for significant!Information!Systems!decisions!(e.g., identifying!opportunities!to!use!IT!to!promote functional!goals). E ID:!Lecture!!1 -5+ Page!Ref:!notes 7) C ID:!ebis7!1 -24+ Page!Ref:!9 8) D ID:!Quiz!1!t!1 -9 Page!Ref: ID:!Lecture!!1 -6+ Page!Ref:!notes 9) 17) A ID:!USER-1 Page!Ref: ID:!ebis7!1 -41 Page!Ref:!13 10) E ID:!Pearlson!1-1+ Page!Ref: 11) Computer!Literacy ID:!Lecture!!1 -1+ Page!Ref:!notes 12) Information!Systems!Literacy ID:!Lecture!!1 -2+ Page!Ref:!notes 13) Automate ID:!Quiz!1!t!2 -10 Page!Ref: 14) Information!Systems!are!formal,!socio$technical, organizational!systems!designed!to!collect,!process, store,!and!distribute!information.!Cornell!BlackBoard is!a!formal!information!system!and!Facebook!is!an informal!information!system. ID:!Quiz!1!t!2 -3 Page!Ref: 3 ...
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