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MIS Basics: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the primary advantage of using a distributed database?

Question 2 2. If you owned a business, how might you use data mining?

Question 3 3. Why are Management Information Systems (MIS) considered most appropriate for mid-level managers?

Question 4 4. What is the name of a social networking site in which users can post short, text based messages?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements best describes an organization's intranet?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT true of a data warehouse?

Question 7 7. A marketing manager for a car manufacturer would like to know how many vehicles made in its Sonora factory were sold to customers in Germany last month. He would also like a mailing list of the German dealers who sold them. To get the answer, the marketing manager should use _____.

Question 8 8. What is the tangible portion of a computer system?

Question 9 9. Knowledge that is not easy to measure and difficult to formalize is referred to as _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a reason for a company to implement a knowledge management system?

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Question 11 11. Kroger is a large supermarket chain with stores all over the United States. Each supermarket needs new products delivered on a regular basis to keep the shelves filled. Why would a centralized purchasing and distribution unit within the organization be tasked with this responsibility rather than individual stores?

Question 12 12. Your organization needs to handle all the information about its customers, such as contact information, purchasing history and individual preferences. Customer inquiries and responses also need to be tracked. What type of enterprise software should be purchased?

Question 13 13. Business process modeling reviews and analyzes _____ activities.

Question 14 14. Which of the following approaches is NOT typically used in knowledge management software?

Question 15 15. Gloria is a grandmother who misses her grandchildren dearly. She is pleased that her daughter has installed technology in her home that allows her to call her grandchildren using the internet. What kind of technology allows Gloria to do this?

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Question 16 16. The individuals who utilize an information system

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an example of the average score that a class of students in a particular school received on a math exam?

Question 18 18. Michael Light is a manager working in a manufacturing facility. Management Information Systems record data from the facilities' machines as workers box products for a shipment to the company's distributor. Michael has set a trigger point for the packaging process to inform him when work slows down below 50% of the expected output. What does this mean?

Question 19 19. How can a business construct a market profile for its target market?

Question 20 20. Ben is a remote employee for a web-based company. He just had a virtual meeting in which he could see and hear his coworkers and view documents and presentations using internet technologies. What kind of meeting did Ben have?

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Question 21 21. How would a university that needs to have records of student grades store this information ?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a specific 3D virtual environment where one can socialize, connect, and create?

Question 23 23. What is the primary strategic goal of database management for an organization?

Question 24 24. What term best describes the advanced Internet technologies and applications that enable collaboration and information sharing?

Question 25 25. Which of the following terms is a chronological publication of personal thoughts and links?

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Question 26 26. How does operational CRM differ from analytical CRM?

Question 27 27. What is the value of enterprise level software to a large organization?

Question 28 28. What is the most common type of data used by a Management Information System?

Question 29 29. How would a dog-grooming services gain a competitive advantage ?

Question 30 30. An organized set of seemingly related data

MIS Basics: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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