Essay on Business Information System Assignment

34752 Words Oct 5th, 2011 140 Pages
Chapter 1 Business Information Systems in Your Career Multiple Choice Questions 1. One of the recent critical challenges facing Major League Baseball was: a. b. c. d. poor coordination between local and national sales channels. poorly managed sales channels. outdated information systems. decreasing ticket sales. Difficulty: Medium Reference: p. 3 Answer: d 2. The six important business objectives of information technology are new products, services, and business models; customer and supplier intimacy; survival; competitive advantage, operational excellence, and: a. b. c. d. improved flexibility. improved decision making. improved business practices. improved efficiency. Difficulty: Easy Reference: p. 6 Answer: b 3. Dell Computer's use of …show more content…
b. c. d. improved efficiency. customer and supplier intimacy. survival. competitive advantage. Difficulty: Medium Reference: p. 9 Answer: c 8. What term is used to refer to all of the computer-based information systems used by organizations and their underlying technologies? a. b. c. d. Network technology Digital technology Information technology Productivity technology Difficulty: Easy Reference: p. 10 Answer: c 9. An information system can be defined technically as a set of interrelated components that collect (or retrieve), process, store, and distribute information to support: a. b. c. d. decision making and control in an organization communications and data flow managers analyzing the organization's raw data the creation of new products and services Difficulty: Medium Reference: p. 10 Answer: a 10. The three activities in an information system that produce the information organizations use to control operations are: a. b. c. d. information retrieval, research, and analysis. input, output, and feedback. input, processing, and output. data analysis, processing, and feedback Difficulty: Easy Reference: p. 11 Answer: c 11. Order data for baseball tickets and bar code data are examples of: a. b. c. d. raw input. raw output. customer and product data. sales information. Difficulty: Easy Reference: p. 11 Answer: a 12. (Analysis) The average number of tickets sold daily online is an example of: a. b. c. d. input. raw data.

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