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IT allows for the increased productivity of manager thus a flatter organizational hierarchy
True
The cost of preventing hazards is low and companies should protect themselves against all possible hazards.
True
__________ is based on a fundamentally different view of computer systems than that found in traditional SDLC development approaches.
object-oriented development
Dehumanization is a frequent criticism of traditional data processing systems.
True
Tax benefits are not benefits to companies that outsource products or services.
False
The purpose for which data will be collected is a principle of __________.
protection of individual's privacy
Long-term systems needs is an element in the ____________
IS operational plan
System design describes what a system must do to solve the business problem
False
The use of the web wireless communication intelligent systems, DSS, and collaborative technologies leads to all of the following organizational changes except __________.
increased number of organizational levels
Most companies do not use the SDLC approach for Internet/intranet development
True
__________ is based on a fundamentally different view of computer systems than that found in traditional SDLC development approaches
object-oriented development
One improvement in the quality of life attributed to IT is the improvement in healthcare
True
The intangible property created by individuals or corporations, which is protected, is called a trade secret
False
Systems that support or shape an organization's competitive strategy are called strategic information systems
True
A growing number of employees work from home or from the road making use of the telecommuting approach
True
Hackers are typically insiders who use viruses as the primary means of penetrating computer systems.
False
Practice Test Ch 13 - 15
User ID: smiller0401 Attempt: 18 / Unlimited Out of: 60
Started: Jul 22, 2003 08:26 Finished: Jul 22, 2003 08:48 Time spent: 22 min. 44 sec.
Student finished 1 hr, 37 min., 16 sec. ahead of the 120 min. time limit.


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Question 1 (1 point)
The vertical dimensions of a company's organizational structure often create problems known as __________ problems.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. vertical
0.0% 2. hierarchical
0.0% 3. fireplace
100.0% 4. stovepipe
0.0% 5. horizontal



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Question 2 (1 point)
Which of the following is not a response strategy to Porter's competitive forces model __________?
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. cost leadership strategy
0.0% 2. innovation strategy
0.0% 3. customer-oriented strategy
0.0% 4. focus strategy
100.0% 5. all of the above are responses



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Question 3 (1 point)
Principles that exist in business process reengineering include all of the following except _________.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. empowerment of employees
0.0% 2. steps in the business process are completed in order
100.0% 3. all jobs are separated
0.0% 4. a hybrid centralized/decentralized operation is used
0.0% 5. a single point of contact is provided to customers



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Question 4 (1 point)
All of the following are forces of Porter's competitive forces model except__________.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. the bargaining power of suppliers
0.0% 2. the bargaining power of customers
0.0% 3. the treat of substitute products
100.0% 4. no threat of entry of new competitors
0.0% 5. the rivalry among existing firms in the industry



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Question 5 (1 point)
Information technology contributes to strategic systems in all of the following ways except __________.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. IT creates applications that provide direct strategic advantage
0.0% 2. IT supports strategic changes such as reengineering
0.0% 3. IT provides for technological innovations
0.0% 4. IT provides competitive intelligence
100.0% 5. IT has no legal issues for companies



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Question 6 (1 point)
IT tools that support BPR include all of the following except _________ .
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. simulation and visual simulation tools
0.0% 2. flow diagrams
0.0% 3. work analysis
0.0% 4. integrated tool kits
100.0% 5. workflow GUI



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Question 7 (1 point)
Many of the largest U.S. corporations are using which type of teams __________?
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. permanent or workgroup teams
0.0% 2. problem-solving teams
0.0% 3. quality circles
0.0% 4. virtual teams
100.0% 5. all of the above



General feedback

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Question 8 (1 point)
In the 1970s and 1980s companies were able to sustain a competitive advantage by using __________.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. outward systems
0.0% 2. inward systems
0.0% 3. strategic information systems
0.0% 4. strategic alliances
0.0% 5. competitive intelligence



General feedback

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Question 9 (1 point)
____________ are when two or more companies share an interorganizational system.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. competitive alliances
100.0% 2. strategic alliances
0.0% 3. virtual companies
0.0% 4. strategic information systems
0.0% 5. computer information systems



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Question 10 (1 point)
Several principles and methods that enhanced the development of the Industrial Revolution include all of the following except __________.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. specialization of labor
0.0% 2. mass production
100.0% 3. decreased cost of labor
0.0% 4. assembly lines
0.0% 5. complex support systems



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Question 11 (1 point)
The use of inward systems are those not visible to competitors and details are kept secret.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. True

0.0% 2. False





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Question 12 (1 point)
Cycle time reduction enables a company to produce large volumes of products for customers.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. True

100.0% 2. False





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Question 13 (1 point)
Systems that support or shape an organization's competitive strategy are called strategic information systems.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. True

0.0% 2. False





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Question 14 (1 point)
One of the most well-known frameworks for analyzing competitiveness is Porter's competitive forces model.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. True

0.0% 2. False





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Question 15 (1 point)
Activities to gather information on competitors are known as competitive alliances.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. True

100.0% 2. False





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Question 16 (1 point)
Quality circles are a type of self-directed team found in many of the largest U.S. corporations.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. True

0.0% 2. False





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Question 17 (1 point)
A virtual company is a single organization that does its entire work via the Internet.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. True

100.0% 2. False





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Question 18 (1 point)
All organizations contain both horizontal and vertical dimensions of management.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. True

0.0% 2. False





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Question 19 (1 point)
Business process reengineering is a fundamental change in the manner in which business is conducted.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. True

0.0% 2. False





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Question 20 (1 point)
Companies have no legal responsibility when using IT to gain a competitive advantage.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. True

100.0% 2. False





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Question 21 (1 point)
The final stage of the SDLC is implementation.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. True

100.0% 2. False





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Question 22 (1 point)
System design describes what a system must do to solve the business problem.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. True

100.0% 2. False





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Question 23 (1 point)
The IS strategic plan is the entire set of activities needed to construct an information system solution to a business problem or opportunity.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. True

100.0% 2. False





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Question 24 (1 point)
The tools used to automate the early stages of the SDLC are called upper CASE tools.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. True

0.0% 2. False





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Question 25 (1 point)
A problem with end-user development is that managers outside the IS area generally have limited technical skills.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. True

0.0% 2. False





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Question 26 (1 point)
The IS strategic plan should be, but is not required, to be aligned with the organization's strategic plan.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. True

100.0% 2. False





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Question 27 (1 point)
Most companies do not use the SDLC approach for Internet/intranet development.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. True

0.0% 2. False





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Question 28 (1 point)
Improving the programmers' productivity and quality is a major advantage of the object-oriented approach to software development.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. True

0.0% 2. False





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Question 29 (1 point)
The SDLC is based on the waterfall approach but today, system developers are able to go back and forth between stages as needed.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. True

0.0% 2. False





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Question 30 (1 point)
Tax benefits are not benefits to companies that outsource products or services.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. True

100.0% 2. False





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Question 31 (1 point)
The stage of the SDLC that describes how the system will accomplish a task is the __________ stage.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. system design
0.0% 2. system analysis
0.0% 3. implementation
0.0% 4. programming
0.0% 5. testing



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Question 32 (1 point)
All of the following are problems created for companies involved in outsourcing except __________.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. internal cost reduction opportunities
0.0% 2. contract problems
0.0% 3. lack of business expertise
0.0% 4. staffing
100.0% 5. specialization



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Question 33 (1 point)
Long-term systems needs is an element in the ____________ .
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. SDLC
100.0% 2. IS operational plan
0.0% 3. IS strategic plan
0.0% 4. IS mission
0.0% 5. IS vision



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Question 34 (1 point)
The traditional systems development method used by most organizations today is called the __________.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. HTML
0.0% 2. TCP/IP
0.0% 3. RAD
0.0% 4. CASE
100.0% 5. SDLC



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Question 35 (1 point)
__________ is based on a fundamentally different view of computer systems than that found in traditional SDLC development approaches.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. CASE
0.0% 2. RAD
100.0% 3. object-oriented development
0.0% 4. end-user development
0.0% 5. external acquisition



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Question 36 (1 point)
A typical RAD package includes all of the following except __________.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. graphical user development environment
100.0% 2. code corrector
0.0% 3. code generator
0.0% 4. programming language
0.0% 5. reusable components



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Question 37 (1 point)
Information systems professionals who specialize in analyzing and designing information systems are called __________.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. programmers
100.0% 2. system analysts
0.0% 3. managers
0.0% 4. technical specialists
0.0% 5. system stakeholders



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Question 38 (1 point)
The fundamental element in the OOA&D is the _________.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. analysis
0.0% 2. design
0.0% 3. software
100.0% 4. object
0.0% 5. none of the above



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Question 39 (1 point)
_________ gives users control over both the initial development of an application and the ongoing maintenance.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. End-user development
0.0% 2. OOA&D
0.0% 3. RAD
0.0% 4. CASE
0.0% 5. External



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Question 40 (1 point)
The __________ approach is when system developers first obtain only a general idea of user requirements.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. SDLC
0.0% 2. JAD
0.0% 3. CASE
100.0% 4. prototyping
0.0% 5. object-oriented



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Question 41 (1 point)
One improvement in the quality of life attributed to IT is the improvement in healthcare.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. True

0.0% 2. False





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Question 42 (1 point)
A growing number of employees work from home or from the road making use of the telecommuting approach.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. True

0.0% 2. False





General feedback

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Question 43 (1 point)
The right of privacy is absolute and should not be balanced against the needs of society.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. True

100.0% 2. False





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Question 44 (1 point)
The branch of philosophy that deals with what is considered to be right and wrong is ethics.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. True

0.0% 2. False





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Question 45 (1 point)
Hackers are typically insiders who use viruses as the primary means of penetrating computer systems.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. True

100.0% 2. False





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Question 46 (1 point)
A painful repetitive use strain injury that affects the wrists and hands is carpal tunnel syndrome.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. True

0.0% 2. False





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Question 47 (1 point)
IT allows for the increased productivity of manager thus a flatter organizational hierarchy.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. True

0.0% 2. False





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Score 1 / 1



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Question 48 (1 point)
Dehumanization is a frequent criticism of traditional data processing systems.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. True

0.0% 2. False





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Question 49 (1 point)
The intangible property created by individuals or corporations, which is protected, is called a trade secret.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. True

100.0% 2. False





General feedback

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Question 50 (1 point)
The cost of preventing hazards is low and companies should protect themselves against all possible hazards.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. True

100.0% 2. False





General feedback

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Score 0 / 1



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Question 51 (1 point)
The most publicized method of attack is _________.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. programming fraud
100.0% 2. viruses
0.0% 3. data tampering
0.0% 4. denial of service
0.0% 5. hacking



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Question 52 (1 point)
Job stress and anxiety is a __________.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
100.0% 1. potential job hazard
0.0% 2. ethical issue
0.0% 3. human resource issue
0.0% 4. not a problem with IT
0.0% 5. legal issue



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Question 53 (1 point)
Disadvantages for employees who telecommute include all of the following except _________.
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. no workplace visibility
0.0% 2. loss of socialization
100.0% 3. increased socialization
0.0% 4. feelings of isolation
0.0% 5. possible lower pay



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Question 54 (1 point)
Which of the following are major types of defense strategies used to protect computer systems __________?
Percent
Value Correct
Response Student
Response Answer Choices
0.0% 1. detection
0.0% 2. damage control
0.0% 3. recovery
0.0% 4. correction
100.0% 5. all of the above



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Question 55 (1 point)
Ethical issues related to IT include all of the following except ____________.
accessibility issues
The use of inward systems are those not visible to competitors and details are kept secret
True
The branch of philosophy that deals with what is considered to be right and wrong is ethics
True
A painful repetitive use strain injury that affects the wrists and hands is carpal tunnel syndrome.
True
The right of privacy is absolute and should not be balanced against the needs of society.
False
Disadvantages for employees who telecommute include all of the following except _________.
increased socialization