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Self-Study Quiz: Multiple Choice

Chapter 1: Managing the Digital Firm

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This activity contains 15 questions.

Question 1.
Nicholas Carr, an editor at Harvard Business Review wrote an article titled "IT Doesn't Matter," which stirred significant debate in the business community. Which of the following was NOT one of Carr's arguments?


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Question 2.
There are five factors to consider when assessing the growing impact of IT in business firms both today and over the next ten years. Which one of the following is NOT one of those factors?


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Question 3.
The _______________ is bringing about a convergence of technologies, roiling markets, entire industries, and firms in the process.


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Question 4.
Due to networking and the Internet, relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, and logistic partners are becoming:


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Question 5.
As a supplier, you cannot do business with Wal-Mart unless you adopt their well-defined:


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Question 6.
One characteristic difference between the new manager and the traditional manager is the new manager's:


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Question 7.
Information-intense products require:


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Question 8.
When nearly all core business processes are digitally enabled,


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Question 9.
Data shaped into meaningful form are called:


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Question 10.
Computer literacy focuses primarily on:


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Question 11.
The system with universally accepted standards for storing, retrieving, formatting, and displaying information in a networking environment is called:


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Question 12.
The linkage of two or more computers together to share data or resources is called a(n):


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Question 13.
The technical approach to information systems includes:


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Question 14.
The study of the use of computer-based information systems by managers is called:


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Question 15.
According to the _______________ perspective on information systems, the performance of the system is optimal when the technology and the organization create a good balance.


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