Project Management and Supply Chain Essay

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Chapter 9:
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
21)

From your reading of the Cannondale case study, the firm implemented new information systems in order to achieve which of the main six business objectives?
A)

customer and supplier intimacy
B)

survival
C)

competitive advantage
D)

operational excellence
Answer:

D
Explanation:

A)
B)
C)
D)

22)

Which of the following is not an example of next-generation enterprise applications?
A)

open-source solutions
B)

on-demand solutions
C)

solutions incorporating SCM
D)

solutions incorporating SOA
Answer:

C
Explanation:

A)
B)
C)
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B)

supply chain.
C)

value chain.
D)

marketing channel.
Answer:

B
Explanation:

A)
B)
C)
D)

32)

Components or parts of finished products are referred to as
A)

upstream materials.
B)

raw materials.
C)

secondary products.
D)

intermediate products.
Answer:

D
Explanation:

A)
B)
C)
D)

33)

A company’s suppliers and the processes for managing relationships with them is the
A)

supplier's internal supply chain.
B)

external supply chain.
C)

upstream portion of the supply chain.
D)

downstream portion of the supply chain.
Answer:

C
Explanation:

A)
B)
C)
D)

34)

A company’s organizations and processes for distributing and delivering products to the final customers is the
A)

supplier's internal supply chain.
B)

external supply chain.
C)

upstream portion of the supply chain.
D)

downstream portion of the supply chain.
Answer:

D
Explanation:

A)
B)
C)
D)

35)

Uncertainties arise in any supply chain because of
A)

inaccurate or untimely information.
B)

poor integration between systems of suppliers, manufacturers,

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