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QUESTION 44Answer (A) iscorrect.A feedback control measures actual performance, something that has already occurred, to ensure that a desired future stat e isattained. It is used to evaluate the past to improve future performance. Inspecting finished goods, monitoring product return s, andevaluating complaints are post-action controls intended to eliminate deviations in future cycles of the process under control.QUESTION 45Answer (C) iscorrect.A feedback control operates to provide information about processes that have already occurred.QUESTION 46Answer (D) iscorrect.A feedforward control provides information on potential problems so that corrective action can be taken in anticipation, rather thanas a result, of a problem.QUESTION 47Answer (D) iscorrect.Operating controls are those used in the management processes of directing and controlling and are based on comparison of res ultswith standards. As an activity becomes less mechanical, however, standards become more difficult to determine. Control standardsfor security, for example, are less easily developed than for the output per hour of a machine because the degree of securityachieved is not readily measurable.
225QUESTION 48Answer (C) iscorrect.When shipping documents are not received in the shipping department (such as copies of the sales invoice, customer order form,and bill of lading), the clerk should attempt to obtain the proper documentation from the originating organization. This type ofcontrol is detective because it detects and attempts to correct an undesirable event that has occurred. It is also active because ittakes a conscious intervention by the clerk to ensure the documentation is received.QUESTION 49Answer (A) iscorrect.Detective controls are designed to detect and correct undesirable events that have occurred. Accounting for all goods receive d andcomparing quantities on purchase orders and receiving reports is an example.QUESTION 50Answer (A) iscorrect.Preventive controls deter the occurrence of unwanted events. In contrast, detective controls alert the proper people after anunwanted event. Approving customer credit prior to shipping prevents merchandise from being shipped on credit to customers whoare likely to default on making future payment.QUESTION 51Answer (D) iscorrect.Management review of individual transactions (a manual control) is less important in an EDI system than automated controlsapplicable to all transactions.QUESTION 52Answer (C) iscorrect.Human resource policies and practices are part of the control environment. These policies and practices relate to recruitment ,orientation, training, evaluating, counseling, promoting, compensating, and remedial actions. The control environment is thecomponent that sets the tone of an organization, influencing the control consciousness of its people. It is the foundation fo r theother components.

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