5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- The ________ highlights the primary or support activities that add a margin of value to a firm's products or services where information systems can best be applied to achieve a competitive advantage.
- According to the ________ definition of organizations, an organization is seen as a means by which primary production factors are transformed into outputs consumed by the environment.
- A(n) ________ company uses networks to link people, assets, and ideas, enabling it to work with other companies to create products and services without being limited by traditional organizational boundaries or physical locations.
- Network economics
A) applies the law of diminishing returns to communities of users.
B) applies traditional economics to networked users.
C) sees the cost of adding new members as inconsequential.
D) balances the high cost of adding new members to a community against the lower cost of using network infrastructure.
- A(n) ________ is an activity at which a firm excels as a world-class leader.
- a C
- b A
- c virtual
- d value chain model
- e core competency
5 Multiple choice questions
5 True/False questions
The effect of the Internet has been to raise bargaining power over suppliers.
Answer → FALSE
Wal-Mart's continuous replenishment system allows it to
A) provide mass customization.
B) provide an efficient customer response system.
C) strengthen customer intimacy.
D) achieve economy of scale. → B
The competitive forces model was created for today's digital firm.
Answer: → TRUE
An adhocracy is a knowledge-based organization where goods and services depend on the expertise and knowledge of professionals.
Answer → Support activities
An information system can enable a company to focus on a market niche through
A) complex trend forecasting.
B) tailoring products to the client.
C) intensive product trend analysis.
D) intensive customer data analysis.
Answer → D