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Unformatted text preview: s advantage to large corporations. C) the global economy is increasingly commanded by fewer and larger corporations. D) global capitalism is homogenizing culture and business practices throughout the world. 38) Data management technology consists of the A) physical hardware and media used by an organization for storing data. B) detailed, preprogrammed instructions that control and coordinate the computer hardware components in an information system. C) software governing the organization of data on physical storage media. D) hardware and software used to transfer data. 39) The hardware and software used to transfer data in an organization is called A) data management technology. B) networking and data management technology. C) data and telecommunications technology. D) networking and telecommunications technology. 40) Networking and telecommunications technologies, along with computer hardware, software, data management technology, and the people required to run and manage them, constitute an organization'+s A) data management environment. B) networked environment. C) IT infrastructure. D) information system. 41) An example of a business using information systems to create new products and services is A) Wal- Mart'+s RetailLink system. B) the Mandarin Oriental hotel'+s customer- preference tracking system. C) Verizon'+s Web- based digital dashboard. D) Apple Inc.'+s iPod. 42) An example of a business using information systems to attain operational excellence is A) Wal- Mart'+s RetailLink system. B) the Mandarin Oriental hotel'+s customer- preference tracking system. C) Verizon'+s Web- based digital dashboard. D) Apple Inc.'+s iPod. 43) An example of a business using information systems for customer and supplier intimacy is A) Wal- Mart'+s RetailLink system. B) the Mandarin Oriental hotel'+s customer- preference tracking system. C) Verizon'+s Web- based digital dashboard. D) Apple Inc.'+s iPod. 44) Maintaining the organization'+s financial records is a central purpose of wh...
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