Use of Information Systems in Business Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why would a company want to implement Total Quality Management or TQM?

Question 2 2. Employees working three different shifts at one manufacturing position follow the exact same steps to complete their part of the production process. What is this an example of?

Question 3 3. How would a dog-grooming service gain a competitive advantage ?

Question 4 4. How would an auto manufacturer implement a process regarding engineering?

Question 5 5. Business process modeling reviews and analyzes _____ activities.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is responsible for the function and maintenance of an organization's network?

Question 7 7. Josh wants to pursue a career in information systems. He does not have much time to go to college, so he asks you which information system career requires the least amount of education. Which information systems career would you recommend to Josh?

Question 8 8. The main function of a computer hardware engineer is to _____.

Question 9 9. Josh works providing assistance to users having trouble with proper hardware use, software installation or application software problems. Josh is probably a _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following is a possible new occupation for former hackers?

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Question 11 11. Why is the process stage of IPOS important to an information system?

Question 12 12. Linda was almost done with her employee time sheets when a call came in that required undivided attention. What would be likely her next step and why?

Question 13 13. Which medium is produced from the most common output device?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is an input source that could be used for processing information system?

Question 15 15. What is used to make future changes in an information system?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a technology component of an information system?

Question 17 17. A chain of grocery stores wants to increase its sales and market share. The processes in its information system should _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a major component in information systems?

Question 19 19. Processes in an information system should align with _____.

Question 20 20. The process component of an information system should include _____.

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Question 21 21. What is the tangible portion of a computer system?

Question 22 22. Connecting a group of computers and peripherals using wired/wireless technology is called _____.

Question 23 23. Which of the following is the set of instructions written to direct the computer to execute specific tasks?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is the hardware that surrounds the system unit?

Question 25 25. What is the name for a collection of related data on a computer?

Use of Information Systems in Business Chapter Exam Instructions

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