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Strayer BUS 599 Quiz Week 1




Question;Question 1;One behavioral problem;occurs when there is insufficient explanation of why a change must take place.;In order to curtail this resistance from occurring within the organization;what guideline should be implemented and followed?;Question 2;A system change that;results in an improved product or service and helps lower costs provided a(n);Question 3;The type of user;resistance in which data are erroneously entered into a system is called;Question 4;In which step of the;SDLC do all of the elements of the system come together?;Question 5;Refer to the table;below, which shows the results of payback, net present value, and internal rate;of return analysis of four projects. Which is preferred by the internal rate of;return criterion?;Question 6;Refer to the table;below, which shows the results of payback, net present value, and internal rate;of return analysis of four projects. Which is preferred by the payback;criterion?;Question 7;Major resistance to;change takes one of several forms. What is the name of the form of resistance;where the new system is blamed for any and every unpleasant occurrence?;Question 8;Which data gathering;method is most helpful to deal with the question: "Why?;Question 9;The ________ method of;gathering information helps to determine how a system should work.;Question 10;A good rule to follow;to prevent behavioral problems associated with implementing a new system is;Avoid complex systems that cause radical changes." What expression;is used to describe this system design rule?;Question 11;There are several;important aspects to be considered during a feasibility study. The aspect that;asks the question, "Can people use the system and will they use it?;is called;Question 12;On March 18, 2008, a;newly installed robotic painting system broke down. A technician was called to;repair the system. She found that a shoe had been shoved into the system's;innards. This is an example of dealing with change by;Question 13;Refer to the table;below, which shows the results of payback, net present value, and internal rate;of return analysis of four projects. Which is preferred by the net present;value criterion?;Question 14;Three months after a;new telephone system with voice mail was installed at Modest Expectations;College in Pennsylvania, several senior faculty members were contacted by a;telecommunications secretary and were told that their voice mail boxes were;full. This is an example of dealing with change by;Question 15;A project development;team at Midwest Construction was assigned the task of improving the efficiency;of the firm's accounting information system. As part of the ________ step in;the systems development life cycle, the team has initiated an end user training;program in preparation for switching over to the new system.;Question 16;What is an important;risk to be considered when allowing end users to develop a system?;Question 17;Question 18;A company that has;outsourced its AIS function can lose a fundamental understanding of its AIS;needs and the strategic uses of AIS with the passing of time. What is this risk;called?;Question 19;As part of the;development process for a new job bidding software system for Halide;Construction, LLC, Jon Chelide prepared and distributed functional programs;that simulate the system's input and output interface. These programs are an;example of;Question 20;Which of the following;is a method for comparing alternative vendor proposals for development of an;accounting information system when the vendors differ with regard to their;ability to meet the project criteria?;Question 21;Software as a Service;(SaaS) refers to Web-based computing services provided by a(an);Question 22;Software development;companies write commercial software that can be used by a variety of;organizations. Sometimes these companies combine both software and hardware;together to sell as one package. Such a package is commonly referred to as;Question 23;What is the first step;a company should take when evaluating requests for proposals?;Question 24;When canned software;is used for systems acquisition, the conceptual design phase of the SDLC;Question 25;Firms should consider;preparing a software prototype if the application;Question 26;Question 27;Which advantage of;outsourcing, given below, may tend to cause resistance on the part of in-house;IS staff and other organization employees?;Question 28;Benathir Donathat;director of the project committee, has received approval from management for;implementation of a new accounting information system. After putting out an;RFP, the committee settled on a vendor that will provide an industry standard;software package and post-sale technical support. The committee decided to go;with;Question 29;The basic premise of;is that it is easier for people to express what they like or dislike;about an existing system than to imagine what they would like in a system.;Question 30;Where is the;responsibility for the development of end-user computing applications typically;placed?


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