MIS 101 study guide

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CROSSWORD PUZZLE ch.1 The methods used in producing information is referred to as ___ INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ___ are raw, unprocessed facts such as inventory levels DATA Information systems exist to help businesses achieve their ___ GOALS AND OBJECTIVES Data becomes information when it has a ___ CONTEXT Although it is not possible to increase your IQ, it is important to realize that you can increase the ___ of your thinking QUALITY The ___ ratio of computers has fallen dramatically for years PRICE TO PERFORMANCE A(n) ___ is a group of components designed to produce information IS It is illegal to actively seek out ___to which you do not have authorization to access. ??? A keyboard is an example…show more content…
3 McDonald’s and Pixar established a(n) ___ so that a toy character from the new animation firm distributed will be distributed with every child’s meal OUTBOUND LOGISTICS When companies make it difficult or expensive for customers to change to another product this is an example of establishing high ___ costs to gain a competitive advantage SWITCHING A network of value generating activities that transforms inputs into outputs is called a ___ BUSINESS PROCESS An entry barrier makes it more ___ for new competition to enter the market DIFFICULT Process ___ requires people to work in new ways REDESIGN Porter’s ___ is a model used to determine industry profitability FIVE FORCES MODEL The bargaining power of automobile drivers is a ___ in the price of automobile paint WEAK FORCE If a business wants to be a ___, then it must structure itself to provide essential functions at the very least possible cost COST LEADER Employees usually ___ the change that comes with business process redesign RESIST Organizations gain ___ by creating new products COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE Porter started a movement to create integrated business systems by describing value chains and their ___ LINKAGES ___ is the amount that a client is willing to pay for a service VALUE Porter’s five forces included the bargaining power of customers and suppliers, the threat of new
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