Chapter 1 Information Systems in Global Business Today

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59)
Psychologists study information systems with an eye to understanding

A)
how systems affect individuals, groups, and organizations.

B)
how human decision makers perceive and use formal information.

C)
how new information systems change the control and cost structures within the
firm.

D)
the production of digital goods.

60)
All of the following are advantages, for a firm, of cloud computing except

A)
ability to support mobile computing.

B)
ability to support remote work

C)
ability to improve communication.

D)
ability to rely on markets to build value.

61)
Which of the following are key corporate assets?

A)
intellectual property, core competencies, and financial and human assets

B)
production technologies and business processes for sales, marketing, and
finance

C)
knowledge and the firm’s tangible assets, such as goods or services

D)
time and knowledge

62)
Which of the following roles in a firm would be least affected by using
mobile devices to access firm information systems?

A)
senior executives

B)
sales executives

C)
production workers

D)
operational managers

63)
A firm that must invest in new information systems capabilities in order to
comply with federal legislation can be said to be investing to achieve which
business objective?

A)
customer intimacy

B)
operational excellence

C)
survival

D)
improved reporting

64)
Which of the following would not be used as an input for an information
system?

A)
digital dashboard

B)
handheld computer

C)
barcode scanner

D)
cell phone

65)
Which field of study focuses on both a behavioral and technical understanding
of information systems?

A)
sociology

B)
operations research

C)
economics

D)
management information systems

66)
The three principle levels within a business organization hierarchy are

A)
senior management, operational management, and service workers.

B)
senior management, middle management, and operational management.

C)
senior management, operational management, and information systems.

D)
senior management, middle management, and service workers.

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