56) Which of the following is an example of a disruptive technology? A) digital photography B) a new

56)
Which of the following is an example of a disruptive technology?
A)
digital photography
B)
a new version of Microsoft Excel
C)
a third generation iPod
D)
an all-in-one printer

57)
Which of the following would NOT be considered a disruptive technology?
A)
instant messaging
B)
e-mail
C)
Internet telephony
D)
PCs

58)
The interaction between information systems and organizations is
A)
primarily guided by the decision making of middle- and senior-managers.
B)
a complex, two-way relationship mediated by factors such as the environment and
organizational structure.
C)
driven by the microeconomic forces of capital and labour.
D)
successfully managed when the organization’s existing culture and goals are
seen as the driving force.

59)
How does the technical view of organizations fall short of understanding the
full impacts of information systems in a firm?
A)
It sees information systems as a way to rearrange the inputs and outputs of the
organization.
B)
It sees capital and labour as primary production factors.
C)
It sees the inputs and outputs, labour and capital, as being infinitely
malleable.
D)
It sees the organization as a social structure similar to a machine.

60)
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)
microeconomic
B)
macroeconomic
C)
sociotechnical
D)
behavioural

61)
All of the following are major features of organizations that impact the use of
information systems EXCEPT for
A)
business processes.
B)
environments.
C)
goals.
D)
agency costs.

62)
Business processes are collections of
A)
informal practices and behaviours.
B)
formalized and documented practices.
C)
routines.
D)
rights and privileges.

63)
Mintzberg’s classification of organizational structure categorizes the
knowledge-based organization where goods and services depend on the expertise
and knowledge of professionals as a(n)
A)
entrepreneurial structure.
B)
divisionalized bureaucracy.
C)
professional bureaucracy.
D)
adhocracy.

64)
A large bureaucracy existing in a slowly changing environment
that produces standard products and is dominated by centralized management
making is classified by Mintzberg as a________ bureaucracy.
A)
machine
B)
professional
C)
divisionalized
D)
multidivisional

65)
An example of a professional bureaucracy is a
A)
small startup firm.
B)
school system.
C)
mid-size manufacturing firm.
D)
consulting firm.

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