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Types of Business Analysis & Management Models Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is one advantage of the waterfall model?

Question 2 2. What is the purpose of the implementation phase in the waterfall model?

Question 3 3. What types of projects are best suited for the waterfall model?

Question 4 4. ____ focus on streamlining business processes to make things more efficient.

Question 5 5. The first step in the lean six sigma process is to ____ the waste.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is not a benefit of lean six sigma?

Question 7 7. What is a benefit of silent brainstorming over verbal brainstorming?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is the first step and the last step in the five decision-making steps?

Question 9 9. Which decision-making tool includes using a chart to list factors associated with the decision and the possible options so that each factor can be compared for each decision?

Question 10 10. In cost-benefit analysis, the project should be accepted if _____.

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Question 11 11. Which costs are excluded from cost-benefit analysis?

Question 12 12. The purpose of cost-benefit analysis is to _____.

Question 13 13. The first step in the force field analysis involves:

Question 14 14. Equilibrium is:

Question 15 15. Driving forces are interested in:

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Question 16 16. Julie has decided a change is needed in tracking the inventory at her store and decides to utilize the rational decision-making model as a tool to make these changes. Julie's first step is to _____.

Question 17 17. Rational decision-making uses _____ to reach a decision.

Question 18 18. Why is rational decision making considered to be a precise process?

Question 19 19. To whom is a BPMN diagram meant to communicate the flow of a business process?

Question 20 20. A BPMN model allows a business to show internal processes and procedures in a _____ form of notation.

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Question 21 21. In a BPMN model diagram, what feature is used to separate activities and events into areas of common activity, responsibility, or dependency?

Question 22 22. What steps are repeated during each iteration?

Question 23 23. Which is NOT an advantage of the iterative model?

Question 24 24. When is it best to utilize the iterative model?

Question 25 25. What is the purpose of analysis with the business process model?

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Question 26 26. Which statement BEST describes business process modeling?

Question 27 27. What is the most important part of business process modeling in business analysis?

Question 28 28. What is one disadvantage to the waterfall model?

Question 29 29. ____ is a problem-solving program for businesses that focuses on improving processes.

Question 30 30. What is true regarding the role of past decisions in decisions yet to be made?

Types of Business Analysis & Management Models Chapter Exam Instructions

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