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What is the definition of variable?
Data characteristic that stands for a value that changes or varies over time
Successful companies operate ______________, integrating the operations of all departments
What is information that returns to its original transmitter and modifies the transmitter's actions?
What are Porter's Five Forces?
Buyer Power, Supplier Power, Threat of Substitute Products or Services, Threat of New Entrants, Rivalry among Existing Competitors
A business _______ is a standardized set of activities that accomplish a specific task, such as processing a customer's order.
______ value activities include firm infrastructure, human resource management, technology development, and procurement.
Knowledge ________ are individuals valued for their ability to interpret and analyze information.
_____ is high when competition in fierce in a marker and low when competitors are more complacent
rivalry among existing competitors
Changing to a new product or service can be difficult for some customers because of ______
A company that develops a unique difference in its products or services with the intent to influence demand is creating _____
_____ are considered suppliers to the organic milk industry
Horizon Organic, Organic Valley, Whole Foods Organic
Based on the examples of Porter's three generic strategies in the textbook, which of the following is Walmart following?
broad cost leadership
In analyzing Neiman Marcus, which of Porter's three generic strategies would you determine that is was following?
In analyzing Payless Shoes, which of Porter's three generic strategies would you determine that is was following?
focused cost leadership
In analyzing Tiffany & Co, which of Porter's three generic strategies would you determine that is was following?
The ___-cost operator saved on expenses and passes the savings along to customers in the form of ____ prices
A(n_ _____ consists of nonpropriety hardware and software based on publicly known standards that allows third parties to create add-on products to plug into or interoperate with the system.
Which of the following possible answers best describes asynchronous communications?
Communication, such as email, in which the message and the response do not occur at the same time.
Which of the below defines synchronous communications?
Communications that occur at the same time, such as IM.
How do we describe agents, software or businesses that provide a trading infrastructure to bring buyers and sellers together?
In ______, steps are added to the value chain as new players find ways to add value to the business process
Barnes & Noble is a good example of a business that has used the ______ model
What describes how products in a network increase in value to users as the number of users increase?
What describes a format used to publish frequently updated works, such as blogs, news headlines, audio and video, in a standardized format?
real simple syndication
What describes the practive of sending brief posts to a personal blog, either publicly or to a private group of subscribers who can read the posts as IMs or as texts?
The term that describes that crowdsourcing determines the tags or keyword-based classification system
What describes the collaborative activity of making shared online content with keywords or tags as a way to organize it for future navigation, filtering, or search?
During the first 10 years of the Internet, people primarily used it to connect computers together. Which category of web development would you place this time?
What is the best term to describe an Internet customer who can order one-of-a-kind toys or a product specific to the customer's likes and dislikes?
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