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BUS384: Quiz 1.7 and 1.8

Submitted 24 May  

Quiz 1.7
A value chain begins with _____ who provide inputs to a goods-producing or service-providing process or network of processes.

  • a. stockbrokers    
  • b. suppliers    
  • c. customers    
  • d. managers

 

Which of the following key processes in a business directly create and deliver goods and services to customers?

  • a. Core processes    
  • b. Support processes    
  • c. Peripheral processes    
  • d. General management processes

 

Which of the following are preproduction services of a value chain?

  • a. On-site installation services    
  • b. Contract negotiations    
  • c. Recycling initiatives    
  • d. Transportation services

 

Which of the following is a postproduction service of a value chain?

  • a. Good and service design    
  • b. Warehouse and inventory management    
  • c. Purchasing service    
  • d. Contract negotiation

 

The basic purpose of a supply chain is to:

  • a. reduce production during peak energy demand times.    
  • b. act as an intermediary between agents of products and consumers.    
  • c. forecast the annual sales revenue by detecting patterns and relationships in data.    
  • d. coordinate the flow of materials, services, and information among the elements of the supply chain.

 

 

QUIZ 1.8
Social sustainability is important because:

  • a. it leads to a short-term reduction in the organizing and administrative costs of companies.    
  • b. every organization must protect the health and well-being of all stakeholders.    
  • c. it reduces the operational costs of companies owing to the low cost of sustainable technology.    
  • d. all organizations must engage in greenwashing to reduce pressure from regulatory agencies.

 

_____ is an organization's commitment to have the agility and strategic management to prepare successfully for future business, markets, and operating environments.

  • a. Environmental sustainability    
  • b. Economic sustainability    
  • c. Social sustainability    
  • d. Political sustainability

 

Which of the following is true of sustainability?

  • a. The application of sustainable technology is limited to the agriculture industry.    
  • b. The use of sustainable technology reduces short-term operational costs.    
  • c. The three dimensions of sustainability are often referred to as the triple bottom line.    
  • d. The use of sustainable technology results in immediate profits.

 

Which of the following is an example of an environmental sustainability practice?

  • a. Reducing waste and managing recycling efforts    
  • b. Acquiring and managing human resources effectively and efficiently    
  • c. Ensuring consumer safety in using goods and services    
  • d. Improving productivity through business-to-business partnerships

 

Transportation optimization by designing efficient vehicles and routes to save fuel is an example of _____.

  • a. political sustainability    
  • b. social sustainability    
  • c. environmental sustainability    
  • d. human sustainability

 

Which of the following is an example of an environmental sustainability practice?

  • a. Making sound financial plans to ensure long-term organizational survival    
  • b. Designing goods whose parts can be safely disposed of    
  • c. Ensuring consumer safety in using goods and services    
  • d. Acquiring and managing human resources effectively and efficiently

 

Ensuring the health and safety of the workforce is an example of _____.

  • a. environmental sustainability    
  • b. social sustainability    
  • c. economic sustainability    
  • d. technological sustainability

 

___ is defined as a process of transforming data into actions through analysis and insights in the context of organizational decision making and problem solving.

  • a. Inventory management    
  • b. Data warehousing    
  • c. Business analytics    
  • d. Market basket analysis

 

When business analytics is used to identify the best decisions, it is known as _____.

  • a. diagnostic analytics    
  • b. descriptive analytics    
  • c. predictive analytics    
  • d. prescriptive analytics    


 



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