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Technological Support for Strategic Decision Making Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How are different Management Information Systems typically organized?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a task of a financial MIS?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a task of a typical marketing MIS?

Question 4 4. How would you represent elevation in GIS?

Question 5 5. Determining the geographic relationships between features on a map is called:

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Question 6 6. What are the two general data formats used in GIS?

Question 7 7. Why are Management Information Systems (MIS) considered most appropriate for mid-level managers?

Question 8 8. A customer has sent an inquiry regarding an updated delivery schedule for ordered products. What type of report should be produced from the Management Information System to obtain this information for the customer?

Question 9 9. Management Information Systems are best used to solve what type of problems or decisions?

Question 10 10. Which type of system is an Executive Information System?

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Question 11 11. Which statement is a characteristic of specialized information systems?

Question 12 12. What type of decisions is Management Information System typically used for?

Question 13 13. What type of decisions cannot be described as a set of quantifiable rules?

Question 14 14. What are the three stages of decision making?

Question 15 15. During what stage of the decision-making process do you develop alternative solutions?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. A grocery store chain has a large database of customer demographic information. It would like to search for patterns in grocery purchases. The BI tool it will use is _____.

Question 18 18. When a mortgage company needs to predict what interest rates will be three years from now, it will use:

Question 19 19. An Executive Information System is one type of

Question 20 20. Which of these is a key performance indicator for a region consisting of 10 cell phone stores?

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Question 21 21. What would the regional manager for 10 cell phone stores use to stay on top of total sales for the day ?

Question 22 22. Decision Support Systems can greatly aid Human Resource managers with the hiring process. However, which of the following is an example of how human decision making must still be involved when using a DSS?

Question 23 23. What is a 'model base' in a Decision Support System?

Question 24 24. Utilizing data from both internal and external sources, which of the following is NOT the best example of what a Decision Support System is typically utilized for?

Question 25 25. A company is launching a new project, and believes that they will need new employees in order to successfully carry it out. They will also need to check whether the existing workers are sufficiently trained for the new tasks. Which MIS is responsible for the implementation of these tasks?

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Question 26 26. Pieces of information that provide a description of features in GIS are _____.

Question 27 27. What is the most common type of data used by a Management Information System?

Question 28 28. What type of information system is predictive analytics typically a part of?

Question 29 29. Consider the following decision: When the inventory of product XYZ drops below 100 units, order another 300 units from the supplier. What type of decision is this?

Question 30 30. Business intelligence employs tools such as database management, data mining, and decision support systems. What other tool can be used in BI?

Technological Support for Strategic Decision Making Chapter Exam Instructions

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