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Management Information Systems: Using Data to Manage Operations

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How would you define qualitative data?

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1. How does quantitative data differ from qualitative data?

2. What are management information systems?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Focusing on what can be used to give managers the information they need to make good decisions, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of the features of management information systems. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the definition of qualitative data as well as the definition of quantitative data.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Definition of qualitative data
  • What quantitative data is
  • Characteristics of management information systems
  • Whether raw data can exist
  • If managers can use historical data

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding whether raw data can exist and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristics of management information systems
  • Distinguishing Differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as qualitative data and quantitative data

Additional Learning

To learn more about how databases benefit business, review the corresponding lesson Management Information Systems: Using Data to Manage Operations. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what management information systems are
  • Identify the purpose of these information systems
  • Describe how long or how often something can be measured
  • Explain where qualitative data differs from quantitative
  • Appreciate how information systems help managerial roles
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