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Big Picture, Systems & Design Thinking Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is system thinking?

Question 2 2. What is not an advantage of system thinking?

Question 3 3. Why is system thinking important?

Question 4 4. Which is not a system?

Question 5 5. System theory is a component of what organizational theory?

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Question 6 6. What is an advantage of clarity as a benefit of understanding the big picture at work?

Question 7 7. The ability to understand something without doubts or questions is known as what?

Question 8 8. What is the definition of self-fulfillment?

Question 9 9. The three benefits of understanding the big picture at work are:

Question 10 10. Which of the following provides an example of better results as a benefit of understanding the big picture at work?

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Question 11 11. The term lean thinking was coined by _____.

Question 12 12. The first step to take in Lean Systems thinking is _____.

Question 13 13. Lean system thinking achieves the following EXCEPT _____.

Question 14 14. Value stream in a process can be prepared by _____.

Question 15 15. What is the advantage of just-in-time manufacturing?

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Question 16 16. How can you tell if a person is a big picture thinker?

Question 17 17. What is big picture thinking?

Question 18 18. What are three words or phrases that describe a big picture thinker?

Question 19 19. How does big picture thinking help an organization?

Question 20 20. Who is known for big picture thinking?

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Question 21 21. Who or what is at the center of the design thinking model?

Question 22 22. Companies can learn to empathize with customers in design thinking through all of these options EXCEPT which?

Question 23 23. Which of these is a reason that companies might implement design thinking?

Question 24 24. Once the problem has been defined (the second stage), what happens next in design thinking?

Question 25 25. How does design thinking help reduce risks for businesses?

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Question 26 26. Why is not acting on big picture ideas a barrier to big picture thinking?

Question 27 27. Why is big picture thinking critical?

Question 28 28. How can company culture be a barrier to big picture thinking?

Question 29 29. Why are company resources a barrier to big picture thinking?

Question 30 30. Why do some companies fail to hire big picture thinkers?

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