STUDY GUIDE Chapter 1
1. The field of human development is considered to be applied because investigators often are
interested in the practical implications of their research.
2. Theories provide organizing frameworks for our observations of people.
Exam 3 Review
Managerial decision-making process involves choosing a
course of action among alternatives.
Total equity management an organizational strategy and the
accompanying techniques that result in the de
1. _ordinal_ data contains codes assigned to objects or events as labels that also represent the
rank order among them; for example, credit score.
2. _Clustering_ partitions a collection of things, such as objects and events stored in a
indicates that an individuals problem-solving capability is limited when a
wide range of diverse information and knowledge is required.
2. A Work system
operates within a surrounding environment, often using shared
is an approach to using business analytics tools on real-time Web
information to assist in decision making.
Ad hoc DSS
deal with specific problems that are usually neither anticipated nor recurring.
3. List the components of
may also involve simply bounding the search for an optimum by
considering fewer criteria or alternatives or by eliminating large portions of the problem from evaluation.
describes thing as they are or a
Which of the following statements about proposals is most accurate?
b. Proposals use easy-to-understand
All of the following are components of both informal and formal
proposals except a _.
a. Letter of
Raul must write
Water gets from Earths surface into the air by
the process of evaporation.
Clouds form from the process of
Rain is the most common form of
Chapter 1 Study Guide
1. Scholars believe that Paleo-Indians migrated from Asia into North America:
a. in search of a disease-free environment
b. in response to global warming
c. beginning about a thousand years ago
d. to escape tribal warfare in Asia
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most individuals use it daily in