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Basics of Business Agility Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the goal for customer engagement in Agile?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a value from the Agile manifesto?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT true of iterative development?

Question 4 4. How is a non-agile business like a ship at sea?

Question 5 5. Many businesses today adopt an agile model in order to adapt to technological advances. Which of the following would NOT be an example of one of these technological advances?

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Question 6 6. Many businesses today adopt an agile model in order to adapt to consumer shifts. Why?

Question 7 7. Samir owns a company in a rapidly changing industry. He wants his company to quickly respond to industry changes. In other words, Samir wants _____ in his organization.

Question 8 8. Alex's company has many projects that take a long time to complete. Henna's company also has many projects, but Henna's projects take less time to complete. All other things being equal, whose company is likely to be MORE complex?

Question 9 9. Nosisi owns a company that makes phone accessories. Her company has only a few employees and products. Inbal's company, on the other hand, also makes phone accessories. However, Inbal's company has dozens of employees and hundreds of products. Whose company is likely to be MORE complex?

Question 10 10. Why is ongoing learning an important value for business agility?

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Question 11 11. Who or what is always at the center of agile practices?

Question 12 12. By definition, agility means the ability to _____ quickly when necessary.

Question 13 13. How can agile organizations emphasize the impact of vision centered leadership?

Question 14 14. When employees are informed and supportive of their company's vision--its direction--and when they genuinely understand their role in this process, the company's vision is...?

Question 15 15. In an agile organization, the _____ is nearly always at the center of the corporate vision.

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Question 16 16. What is the best way to attack ambiguity in the workplace?

Question 17 17. VUCA is a comprehensive assessment of which of these things?

Question 18 18. Which component of VUCA represents unexpected or rapid change?

Question 19 19. In regard to business agility, what should a business do after the implementation step of incorporating a change?

Question 20 20. Which is NOT a step in the process of business agility?

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Question 21 21. What is business agility?

Question 22 22. Making change to a business under a traditional model can be cumbersome and time-consuming, somewhat like trying to shift the direction of an ocean liner. What business model makes these kinds of changes less cumbersome?

Question 23 23. In business, there are four key measurable areas in assessing how the agile environment is working in the process-focused dimension. Which of the following is NOT one of these key areas?

Question 24 24. In assessing the success of an agile environment in business, which of the following is NOT one of the three important measurables of the organizational dimension?

Question 25 25. The first principle of the agile manifesto believes individuals and interactions are _____ processes and tools.

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Question 26 26. Why does the agile manifesto de-emphasize extensive documentation early in the project?

Question 27 27. The agile manifesto encourages contracts to be _____.

Question 28 28. If a clothing retailer pulls a report that indicates that sales go up on days where rain is in the forecast, the retailer's data could best be described as a:

Question 29 29. An output measure that changes dramatically without a change in outcomes can likely be explained as:

Question 30 30. Which statement about output and outcome measures is TRUE?

Basics of Business Agility Chapter Exam Instructions

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