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Barriers to Enterprise Agility Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Jose is employed as a customer service specialist at a local lumber yard, and his primary duty is trimming lumber to the customer's dimensions. This morning, every time Jose fires up the table saw, the circular blade is violently dislodged and flung across the cutting area. Which domain of the Cynefin Framework is in play here?

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Question 2 2. Problems in the _____ context often require some degree of experimentation because their cause is not readily apparent.

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Question 3 3. At Sandra's workplace, there is a consistent and costly problem with the fax machine. For the third time this year, the company was late submitting a bid because the machine indicated it had successfully sent the documents when, in fact, it had not. What Cynefin Framework domain is likely the best classification for this problem?

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Question 4 4. The over-arching purpose of the Cynefin Framework is to:

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Question 5 5. In the 1990s, which of the following companies took advantage of disruptive technologies (namely the internet) in order to outcompete Borders?

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Question 6 6. Why would a small company be interested in utilizing a disruptive technology?

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Question 7 7. The innovator's dilemma proposes that, in the face of disruptive technologies, large, well-established companies _____.

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Question 8 8.

When evaluating a disruptive technology, you might discover that it has some obstacles to overcome, such as _____.

I. social obstacles

II. financial obstacles

III. legal obstacles

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Question 9 9. Which type of agile coalition network might disband over time?

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Question 10 10. What type of resource can an agile coalition network NOT provide?

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Question 11 11. Which option below is one of the main focuses of agile thinking?

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Question 12 12. What is an agile coalition network?

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Question 13 13.

Which of the following is a cause of the planning fallacy?

I. Disregarding one's own past experiences

II. Not budgeting enough time for surprise events

III. Not paying attention to how others have fared in similar situations

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Question 14 14.

Which of the following might be an impact of the planning fallacy?

I. A project coming in over budget

II. A plan failing to account for various obstacles

II. A project taking longer than expected

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Question 15 15. Which of the following is a great way to help overcome the planning fallacy?

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Question 16 16. What is the planning fallacy?

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Question 17 17. Victor is head of design at a technology company. His boss has tasked him with planning for long-term growth. In that case, Victor's forecasting should mostly be based on _____.

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Question 18 18. Sarai is the president of a music company. She's always trying to guess what's going to happen next in the music industry. Sarai is involved in _____.

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Question 19 19. Cassidy owns a car company. She's decided to disrupt the industry by inventing a flying car. Her design, which is based on new ideas and solutions, is a type of _____.

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Question 20 20. Jordan is a teacher. Looking back at the past ten years, he realizes that the education world has started moving towards online classes. He makes the prediction that smartphone-based classes will be the next big thing in the industry. Jordan is engaged in which type of forecasting?

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Question 21 21. Who suffers from organizational complexity most?

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Question 22 22. _____ refers to the number of resources that are involved in a division, project, or team.

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Question 23 23. Which of these is NOT the strategy for reducing the organization complexity?

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Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of simplifying organizational complexity?

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Question 25 25. How many domains make up the Cynefin Framework?

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Question 26 26. A disruptive technology that could be a threat to your business if you don't take advantage of it. Which is NOT a facet of a potentially threatening disruptive technology?

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Question 27 27. How can an agile coalition network help your business if you're in the middle of a transformation?

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Question 28 28. With respect to the planning fallacy, fill in the following sentence. We underestimate the amount of time we need for a project because in poor experience past, we blame _____.

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Question 29 29. Abdul owns a publishing company. He's trying to forecast what type of book will be popular in the midterm. The best type of forecasting for Abdul will be based on _____.

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Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT the reason for organizational complexity?

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Barriers to Enterprise Agility Chapter Exam Instructions

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