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What requires a unit of analysis, has been processed, and requires human mediation?

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Data

B

Information

C

Knowledge

D

Legacy

E

None of the above

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Question 2
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Roles that managers fill, according to Mintzberg, include all of the following except:

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Figurehead

B

Disseminator

C

Disciplinarian

D

Entrepreneur

E

Resource Allocator

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Question 3
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Which of the following is not a Decisional role?

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Entrepreneur

B

Disturbance handler

C

Negotiator

D

Resource allocator

E

Spokesperson

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Question 4
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What skills would be required to be a visionary manager?

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Communication and Information gathering

B

Flexibility and creativity

C

Analytical and organizational

D

All of the above

E

None of the above

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Question 5
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Define Wisdom:

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knowledge infused with intuition and judgment that facilitates the ability to make decisions

B

a process

C

all forms of technology used to create data

D

anything that makes a person clever

E

only d and b

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Data is:

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information endowed with relevance and purpose
B
set of specific objective facts or observations
C
some information
D
all of the above
E
only a and c
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Information systems (IS) managers should participate in all of the important IS decisions, even if those decisions do not impact the IS department.

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Question 8
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Information for top management is usually based on a long time horizon, with great detail and high structuredness.

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Question 9
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Pricing of things is most often based on _____ while pricing of information goods is most often based on _____

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Question 10
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If a manager exhibits creativity, curiosity, and confidence, we would say that he or she supports the role of ______ very well.

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The Chief Technology Officer of Wal-Mart states that every company is becoming a ______ company.

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Provide two examples of how the economics of things are different from the economics of information.

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Provide two reasons business managers should participate in information systems decisions.

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How does a functional view differ from a process view of a firm?