Information Systems And Engineering Economics Set 2

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This set of Information systems and engineering economics Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Information Systems And Engineering Economics Set 2

Q1 | At what organisational level is it necessary to balance strategic actionswith environmental and resource conditions?
  • departmental
  • middle management
  • corporate
  • all of the above
Q2 | When setting key objectives, managers ?rst seek to articulate
  • results that will achieve the earnings per share target of the external market analysts
  • results that can be achieved with modest commitment of incremental resources
  • mission consistent measurable results to be achieved within a speci?ed future timeframe
  • sales forecasts that will generate su?cient revenue to increase global market share
Q3 | Managing strategy involves the craft of
  • deciding on bold courses of action that pulls the enterprise in newdirections
  • balancing stability and consistency over time with changeswhen needed
  • defending established products to make it di?cult for rivals toimitate
  • stimulating the creativity of managers and engineers to improve
Q4 | An organisation's plans are usually most speci?c at what level?
  • the top
  • the middle
  • the bottom
  • they should be essentially equal in speci?city at all levels ofthe organisation
Q5 | When control systems are used to their fullest, they
  • catch individuals who areine?cient
  • lead to continuousimprovement
  • produce conformityto standards
  • provide merit rewardsfor high performers
Q6 | operational decisions are
  • decision made by managers that have a medium term scope
  • based on aggregate data and impact the activities for the medium term that could range from the next few days/weeks/months
  • both a and b
  • none of the above
Q7 | Types of Communication are
  • synchronous and asynchronouscommunication
  • simplex communication
  • full duplex and half duplexcommunication
  • all of the above
Q8 | FOIS stands for
  • freight operationinformation system
  • fixed operationinformation system
  • first operationinformation system
  • none of the above
Q9 | CMS stands for
  • client managementsystem
  • crew managementsystem
  • customermanagement system
  • none of the above
Q10 | ICMS stands for
  • international coachingmanagement system
  • internal coachingmanagement system
  • integrated coachingmanagement system
  • none of the above
Q11 | Management information systems (MIS)
  • create and share documents that support day-today o?ce activities
  • process business transactions (e.g., time cards, payments,orders, etc.)
  • capture and reproduce the knowledge of an expert problem solver
  • use the transaction data to produce information needed by managers torun the business
Q12 | The term used to describe those people whose jobs involve sponsoring and funding the project to develop, operate, and maintain theinformation system is
  • information worker
  • internal system user
  • systems owner
  • external system user
Q13 | If a university sets up a web-based information system that facultycould access to record student grades and to advise students, that would be an example of a/an
  • crm
  • intranet
  • erp
  • extranet
Q14 | Which of the following is not a technology driver for an informationsystem?
  • enterprise applications
  • object technologies
  • knowledge assetmanagement
  • collaborativetechnologies
Q15 | Which of the following is a deliverable of the system implementation phase in a formal system development process?
  • technical hardware andsoftware solution for the business problem
  • business problem statement
  • statement of thesystem users’ business requirements
  • none of the above
Q16 | When a bank offers web self-service for customers to answer theirquestions, the primary outcome is:
  • adds value
  • manages risks
  • reduces costs
  • none of the above
Q17 | The general transformation cycle for information is:
  • information to data toknowledge
  • data to information toknowledge
  • knowledge to data toinformation
  • none of the above
Q18 | The most important attribute of information quality that a managerrequires is:
  • relevance
  • media
  • presentation
  • none of the above
Q19 | To improve the performance of a business process, which of thefollowing is most relevant?
  • input
  • processing
  • control and feedback
  • all of the above
Q20 | The majority of publically available Internet information sources are:
  • created in xml
  • structuredinformation
  • normal information
  • unstructuredinformation
Q21 | Records management:
  • is a discipline limited to digitised paper documents
  • is a discipline limited to library books
  • 3. is a disciplinelimited to paper documents
  • none of the above
Q22 | Which of the following statements describes a taxonomy?
  • a browsable hierarchy
  • a list of equivalent terms
  • a complex controlled vocabulary showingrelationships
Q23 | Information systems that support the business functions that reachout to suppliers are known as:
  • back o?ce informationsystems
  • expert informationsystems
  • front o?ceinformation systems
  • none of the above
Q24 | Which is not a typical business function?
  • manufacturing
  • bene?ts andcompensation
  • sales
  • services
Q25 | Project Management ensures that
  • project’s risk is assessed
  • project’s feasibility isassessed
  • system is developed atminimum cost
  • both a and b