Business Information Systems

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Essentials of Business Information Systems Text Book: Laudon & Laudon, Essentials of Business Information Systems, 7th Edition,
Pearson (Prentice Hall), 2007

Chapter 1
Business Information Systems in Your Career
Multiple Choice Questions
1. One of the recent critical challenges facing Major League Baseball was:
a. poor coordination between local and national sales channels.
b. poorly managed sales channels.
c. outdated information systems.
d. decreasing ticket sales.
Answer: d Difficulty: Medium Reference: p. 3
2. The six important business objectives of information technology are new products, services, and business models;
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c. transfers data to the people who will use it or to the activities for which it will be used.
d. transfers processed information to the people who will use it or to the activities for which it will be used.
Answer: d Difficulty: Easy Reference: p. 11
14. Converting raw data into a more meaningful form is called:
a. capturing.
b. processing.
c. organizing.
d. feedback.
Answer: b Difficulty: Easy Reference: p. 11
15. Electronic computers and related software programs are the technical foundation, the tools and materials, of:
a. all business procedures.
b. information accumulation.
c. modern information systems.
d. all industrialized countries.
Answer: c Difficulty: Medium Reference: p. 11
16. (Analysis)
An example of raw data from a national chain of automobile stores would be:
a. 13 Toyotas sold daily in Kentucky
b. 13 Toyota RAV 4s sold during March 2006 in Louisville, Kentucky
c. 1 Toyota RAV4s sold March 3, 2005 in Louisville, Kentucky
d. All of the above
Answer: d Difficulty: Hard Reference: p. 11
Analysis in terms of categorize
17. The field that deals with behavioral issues as well as technical issues surrounding the development, use, and impact of information systems used by managers and employees in the firm is called:
a. information systems literacy.
b. information systems architecture.
c. management information systems.
d. information technology infrastructure.
Answer: c
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