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  2.  
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  4.  
  5. Question 1
  6. The information systems projects of both the U.S. Navy and FedEx were __________ in nature.
  7. A. tactical
  8. B. strategic
  9. C. operational
  10. D. large-scale
  11.  
  12. Question 2
  13. A global information systems strategy is characterized by __________ systems.
  14. A. centralized
  15. B. decentralized
  16. C. distributed
  17. D. homogeneous
  18.  
  19. Question 3
  20. The business competency area for IS professionals:
  21. A. is more strategic than technical.
  22. B. sets them apart from others who have only technical skills.
  23. C. is the easiest to outsource.
  24. D. None of the above
  25.  
  26. Question 4
  27. Information systems are combinations of __________ that people build and use to collect, create, and distribute useful data, typically in organizational settings.
  28. A. hardware
  29. B. software
  30. C. telecommunications networks
  31. D. All of the above
  32.  
  33. Question 5
  34. Which type of information system enables customers to buy goods and services from a firm's Web site?
  35. A. Customer Relation Management System
  36. B. Electronic Commerce System
  37. C. Office Automation System
  38. D. Transaction Processing System
  39.  
  40. Question 6
  41. Which of the following is considered to be one of the more traditional categories that are used to describe information systems?
  42. A. Transaction processing systems
  43. B. Management information systems
  44. C. Decision support systems
  45. D. All of the above
  46.  
  47. Question 7
  48. Which of the following is NOT true about knowledge?
  49. A. Knowledge is accumulated wisdom.
  50. B. Knowledge is needed to understand relationships between different pieces of information.
  51. C. Knowledge is used to organize or manipulate data.
  52. D. All of the above are true.
  53.  
  54. Question 8
  55. Knowledge is a body of governing procedures. Which of the following American outsourcing destination countries has the highest English proficiency?
  56. A. Argentina
  57. B. Brazil
  58. C.Costa Rica
  59. D.Mexico
  60.  
  61. Question 9
  62. Which of the flowing is NOT a product marketed by Apple?
  63. A. iPod
  64. B. iTunes
  65. C. iDrive
  66. D.Newton
  67.  
  68. Question 10
  69. Which executive-level person is responsible for overseeing and managing the organization's information systems?
  70. A. Chief Knowledge Officer
  71. B. Chief Technology Officer
  72. C. Chief Information Officer
  73. D. Chief Operations Officer
  74.  
  75. Question 11
  76. Which IS manager is responsible for coordinating and managing the entire voice and data network?
  77. A. Operations manager
  78. B. Database administrator
  79. C. Telecommunications manager
  80. D. Network manager
  81.  
  82. Question 12
  83. Which of the following events interrupted Globalization 2.0?
  84. A. The Great Depression
  85. B. World War I
  86. C. World War II
  87. D. All of the above
  88.  
  89. Question 13
  90. __________ is a cultural characteristic related to the risk-taking nature of a culture.
  91. A. Risk aversion
  92. B. Uncertainty avoidance
  93. C. Fear of future consequences
  94. D. Risk seeking
  95.  
  96. Question 14
  97. The first mainstream Web browser was called:
  98. A. Netscape.
  99. B. Opera.
  100. C. Firefox.
  101. D. Internet Explorer.
  102.  
  103. Question 15
  104. Which of the following is a weakness of the multidomestic business strategy?
  105. A. Differing product offerings limit economies of scale
  106. B. Inability to react to local market conditions
  107. C. Difficult to manage
  108. D. Personnel overhead
  109.  
  110. Question 16
  111. __________ enables you to apply concepts from one domain to a new situation or problem.
  112. A. Information
  113. B. Wisdom
  114. C. Data
  115. D. Knowledge
  116.  
  117. Question 17
  118. De facto standards contributing to Globalization 3.0 include all of the following EXCEPT:
  119. A. Microsoft Word.
  120. B. Adobe Acrobat.
  121. C. PayPal.
  122. D. eBay.
  123.  
  124. Question 18
  125. Which of the following is NOT considered a geoeconomic challenge of operating in a digital world?
  126. A. Demographic
  127. B. Expertise
  128. C. Time zone differences
  129. D. Internet access
  130.  
  131. Question 19
  132. A __________ information systems strategy is characterized by local databases.
  133. A. global
  134. B. transnational
  135. C. multinational
  136. D. hybrid
  137.  
  138. Question 20
  139. The EU data protection directive limits:
  140. A. Internet freedom.
  141. B. personal rights to access data.
  142. C. transborder data flows.
  143. D. electronic commerce.
  144.  
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  146.  
  147. Multiple Choice
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  149.  
  150.  
  151. 1.) Boxes-2-Go has two divisions, large and small, that share the common costs of the company's communications network. The annual common costs are $4,500,000. You have been provided with the following information for the upcoming year:
  152. What is the allocation rate for the upcoming year assuming Boxes-2-Go uses the single-rate method and allocates common costs based on the time on the network?
  153. $10.00
  154. $7.14
  155. $8.00
  156. $10.98
  157.  
  158. 2.) In an activity-based cost management (ABM) system, facility-level costs are those that are incurred to:
  159. sustain the company's marketing program.
  160. maintain the plant's production capacity.
  161. cope with a change in the engineering plans for a product.
  162. support the research and development process.
  163.  
  164. 3.) Zela Company is preparing its annual profit plan. As part of its analysis of the profitability of individual products, the controller estimates the amount of overhead that should be allocated to the individual product lines from the information provided below. (CMA based)
  165. Budgeted material handling costs: $50,000
  166. Under a traditional costing system that allocates overhead on the basis of direct labor hours, the materials handling costs allocated to one unit of specialty windows would be
  167. $500
  168. $5,000
  169. $1,500
  170. $2,000
  171.  
  172. 4.) Activity analysis is one of the first stages in implementing an activity-based costing system. Which of the following steps in "activity analysis" is usually performed first?
  173. Identify the process objectives that are defined by what the customer wants from the process.
  174. Classify all activities as value added or nonvalue added.
  175. Improve the efficiency of all activities and develop plans to eliminate any nonvalue-added activities.
  176. Record, from start to finish, the activities used to complete the product or service.
  177.  
  178. 5.) When managers are held responsible for costs and the input-output relationship is well specified, a(n) ________________________ is established.
  179. standard cost center
  180. discretionary cost center
  181. asset center
  182. revenue center
  183.  
  184. 6.) Net realizable value at the split-off point is used to allocate
  185. b
  186. a
  187. c
  188. d
  189.  
  190. 7.) Because this allocation method recognizes that service departments often provide each other with inter-departmental service, it is theoretically considered to be the most accurate method for allocating service department costs to production departments. This method is: (CMA adapted)
  191. direct method.
  192. linear method.
  193. step-down method.
  194. reciprocal method.
  195. variable method.
  196.  
  197. 8.) Assets invested in a responsibility center are included in a performance report of
  198. d
  199. b
  200. c
  201. a
  202.  
  203. 9.) Rogers Company is preparing its annual profit plan. As part of its analysis of the cost of its purchasing activity, management estimates that the $48,000 for purchasing support should be assigned to the individual vendors from the information given as follows:
  204. What is the amount of the purchasing costs that should be allocated to Vendor A assuming Rogers uses purchases orders to compute activity-based costs?
  205. $38,400
  206. $9,600
  207. $32,000
  208. $16,000
  209.  
  210. 10.) Which of the following items would be classified as a volume-level cost in an activity-based cost management (ABM) system?
  211. Indirect materials
  212. Depreciation on factory building
  213. Research and development
  214. Production supervisor's salary
  215.  
  216. 11.) Smelly Perfume Company manufactures and distributes several different products. They currently use a plantwide allocation method for allocating overhead at a rate of $7 per direct labor hour. Cindy is the department manager of Department C which produces Products J and P. Department C has $16,200 in traceable overhead. Diane is the department manager of Department D which manufactures Product X. Department D has $11,100 in traceable overhead. The product costs (per case of 24 bottles) and other information are as follows:
  217. If Smelly changes its allocation basis to machine hours, what is the total product cost per case for Product X? (Do not round your intermediate calculations. Round your final answer to two decimal places.)
  218. $75.17
  219. $80.48
  220. $79.50
  221. $74.00
  222.  
  223. 12.) Joint products and byproducts are produced simultaneously by a single process or series of processes and
  224. byproducts are salable at the split-off point, but joint products are not.
  225. joint products are salable at the split-off point, but byproducts are not.
  226. the revenue from byproducts may be recognized at the time of production.
  227. all byproducts must be allocated some portion of joint costs
  228.  
  229. 13.) Folly Beach Industries decides to price delivery service according to the results of a recent activity-based costing (ABC) study. The study indicates Folly Beach should charge $16 per order, 1% of the order's value for general delivery costs, $2.50 per item, and $45 per delivery.
  230. A year later, Folly Beach collected the following information for three of its customers:
  231. What are the total delivery costs charged to Customer B during the year?
  232. $13,490
  233. $10,800
  234. $11,378
  235. $10,578
  236.  
  237. 14.) The RAH Manufacturing Company has two service departments: Maintenance and Accounting. The Maintenance Department's costs of $300,000 are allocated on the basis of machine hours. The Accounting Department's costs of $120,000 are allocated on the basis of the number of employees within a specific department. The direct departmental costs for A and B are $300,000 and $500,000, respectively.
  238. What is the Accounting Department's cost allocated to Department B using the direct method? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round final answers to the nearest dollar amount.)
  239. $80,000
  240. $10,000
  241. $40,000
  242. $20,000
  243.  
  244. 15.) Which of the following departments is not a service department in a typical manufacturing company?
  245. Human resources
  246. Accounting
  247. Assembly
  248. Information processing
  249.  
  250. 16.) The Moody Company produced three joint products at a joint cost of $100,000. Two of these products were processed further. Production and sales were:
  251. Assume Q is a by-product and Moody uses the cost reduction method of accounting for by-product cost. If estimated net realizable value is used, how much of the joint costs would be allocated to product R? (Do not round intermediate calculations.)
  252. $38,889
  253. $43,750
  254. $50,000
  255. $62,500
  256.  
  257. 17.) The number of services provided by an accounting firm would be classified as a(n)
  258. volume-related activity.
  259. facility-related activity.
  260. product-related activity.
  261. batch-related activity
  262.  
  263. 18.) Which of the following measures is used by activity-based costing (ABC) systems as an allocation base for allocating overhead costs to the units produced?
  264. Volume-related activities
  265. Batch-related activities
  266. Product-related activities
  267. Facility-related activities
  268. All of these are used by ABC systems
  269.  
  270. 19.) RS Company manufactures and distributes two products, R and S. Overhead costs are currently allocated using the number of units produced as the allocation base. The controller has recommended changing to an activity-based costing (ABC) system. She has collected the following information:
  271. What is the total overhead allocated to Product S using the current system?
  272. $100,000
  273. $160,000
  274. $113,600
  275. $146,400
  276.  
  277. 20.) The amount of resources used in an activity-based costing (ABC) system for a specific activity is computed by multiplying the:
  278. cost driver rate and the actual cost driver volume.
  279. cost driver rate and the planned cost driver volume.
  280. overhead rate and the planned cost driver volume.
  281. overhead rate and the actual cost driver volume
  282.  
  283. 21.) An operating unit of an organization is called a profit center if it is responsible
  284. only for costs.
  285. for investments in assets.
  286. for costs and revenues.
  287. only for revenues.
  288.  
  289. 22.) Fenway Telcom has three divisions, commercial, retail and consumer, that share the common costs of the company's computer server network. The annual common costs are $2,400,000. You have been provided with the following information for the upcoming year:
  290. Fenway Telcom uses the single rate method and allocates common costs based on the number of connections. What is the total computer server network cost allocated to the Commercial Division?
  291. $514,286
  292. $1,200,000
  293. $600,000
  294. $480,000
  295.  
  296. 23.) Beta Company is preparing its annual profit plan. As part of its analysis of the profitability of its customers, management estimates that the $12,000 for sales support should be assigned to the individual customers from the information given as follows:
  297. What is the amount of the sales support costs that should be allocated to Customer B assuming Beta uses purchases orders to compute activity-based costs?
  298. $2,400
  299. $8,000
  300. $4,000
  301. $9,600
  302.  
  303. 24.) Decentralization refers to the delegation of decision-making authority to
  304. board of directors.
  305. subordinates.
  306. superiors.
  307. top management.
  308.  
  309.  
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  311.  
  312. Multiple Choice
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  314.  
  315. 1) One reason for international investment is to reduce
  316. A. portfolio risk
  317. B. price-earnings (P/E) ratios
  318. C. advantages in a foreign country
  319. D. exchange rate risk.
  320.  
  321. 2) The firm should accept independent projects if
  322. A. the payback is less than the IRR
  323. B. the profitability index is greater than 1.0
  324. C. the IRR is positive
  325. D. the NPV is greater than the discounted payback
  326.  
  327. 3) Lever Brothers has a debt ratio (debt to assets) of 40%. Management is wondering if its current capital structure is too conservative. Lever Brothers’ present EBIT is $3 million, and profits available to common shareholders are $1,560,000, with 342,857 shares of common stock outstanding. If the firm were to instead have a debt ratio of 60%, additional interest expense would cause profits available to stockholders to decline to $1,440,000, but only 228,571 common shares would be outstanding. What is the difference in EPS at a debt ratio of 60% versus 40%?
  328. A. $1.75
  329. B. $2.00
  330. C. $3.25
  331. D. $4.50
  332.  
  333. 4) The most expensive source of capital is
  334. A. preferred stock
  335. B. new common stock
  336. C. debt
  337. D. retained earnings
  338.  
  339. 5) The cost associated with each additional dollar of financing for investment projects is
  340. A. the incremental return
  341. B. the marginal cost of capital
  342. C. risk-free rate
  343. D. beta
  344.  
  345. 6) The XYZ Company is planning a $50 million expansion. The expansion is to be financed by selling $20 million in new debt and $30 million in new common stock. The before-tax required rate of return on debt is 9%, and the required rate of return on equity is 14%. If the company is in the 40% tax bracket, what is the marginal cost of capital?
  346. A. 14.0%
  347. B. 9.0%
  348. C. 10.6%
  349. D. 11.5%
  350.  
  351. 23) Shawhan Supply plans to maintain its optimal capital structure of 30% debt, 20% preferred stock, and 50% common stock far into the future. The required return on each component is: debt–10%; preferred stock–11%; and common stock–18%. Assuming a 40% marginal tax rate, what after-tax rate of return must Shawhan Supply earn on its investments if the value of the firm is to remain unchanged?
  352. A. 18.0%
  353. B. 13.0%
  354. C. 10.0%
  355. D. 14.2%
  356.  
  357. 7) Which of the following is considered to be a deficiency of the IRR?
  358. A. It fails to properly rank capital projects.
  359. B. It could produce more than one rate of return.
  360. C. It fails to utilize the time value of money.
  361. D. It is not useful in accounting for risk in capital budgeting.
  362.  
  363. 8) Zybeck Corp. projects operating income of $4 million next year. The firm’s income tax rate is 40%. Zybeck presently has 750,000 shares of common stock which have a market value of $10 per share, no preferred stock, and no debt. The firm is considering two alternatives to finance a new product: (a) the issuance of $6 million of 10% bonds, or (b) the issuance of 60,000 new shares of common stock. If Zybeck issues common stock this year, what will be the projected EPS next year?
  364. A. $4.94
  365. B. $2.96
  366. C. $5.33
  367. D. $3.20
  368.  
  369. 9) _________ risk is generally considered only a paper gain or loss.
  370. A. Transaction
  371. B. Translation
  372. C. Economic
  373. D. Financial
  374.  
  375. 10) Capital markets in foreign countries
  376. A. offer lower returns than those obtainable in the domestic capital markets
  377. B. provide international diversification
  378. C. in general are becoming less integrated due to the widespread availability of interest rate and currency swaps
  379. D. have been getting smaller in the past decade
  380.  
  381. 11) Buying and selling in more than one market to make a riskless profit is called
  382. A. profit maximization
  383. B. arbitrage
  384. C. international trading
  385. D. an efficient market
  386.  
  387. 12) What keeps foreign exchange quotes in two different countries in line with each other?
  388. A. Cross rates
  389. B. Forward rates
  390. C. Arbitrage
  391. D. Spot rates
  392.  
  393. 13) For the NPV criteria, a project is acceptable if the NPV is __________, while for the profitability index, a project is acceptable if the profitability index is __________.
  394. A. less than zero, greater than the required return
  395. B. greater than zero, greater than one
  396. C. greater than one, greater than zero
  397. D. greater than zero, less than on
  398.  
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  400.  
  401. Lead Analytical Chemist
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  403.  
  404. Imagine yourself as the Lead Analytical Chemist at Kaplan Industries. Your first big assignment is to investigate the strength of several commercial antacids for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). They have sent five antacids to be tested with a back-titration that works as follows:
  405. First, each antacid tablet is mixed with 40 mL of 0.1 M HCl-this acidic solution is the same stuff that is in stomach acid, and one antacid pill isn't anywhere near enough to neutralize all 40 mL of the acid.
  406. So, to see how much extra help each antacid pill needs to neutralize 40 mL of 0.1 M HCL, you add 0.05 M NaOH drop-by-drop to back-titrate the solution until the pH is neutral.
  407. What this means is that, the stronger the antacid tablet, the less NaOH it will take to help bring the acid to neutral. (In other words, the stronger antacid tablets counteract more of the original HCl, leaving the solution closer to neutral before the NaOH is added.)
  408. Here are your results:
  409.  
  410.  
  411. Maalox
  412. Tums
  413. Mylanta
  414. CVS brand
  415. Rennies
  416. Mass of one dose
  417. antacid
  418. 20.0 g
  419. 21.0 g
  420. 18.0 g
  421. 18.3 g
  422. 17.5 g
  423. mL NaOH used in back-titration
  424. 24.1 mL
  425. 22.4 mL
  426. 20.0 mL
  427. 19.9 mL
  428. 24.4 mL
  429.                
  430. 1. Which is the strongest antacid, on a single-dose basis? Which is the weakest? Explain and show your calculations.
  431. 2. Which are the strongest and weakest, on a by-weight (mass) basis?
  432.  
  433. 3) When people do back titrations, they usually watch the solution for a color change when the solution becomes neutral. What might you have used in the above experiment to get this color change to happen in the solution? At what pH would the solution have been neutral?
  434.  
  435. 4) If you had walked into the lab, only to discover that you only had 0.1 M sulfuric acid available to run your tests, how might this have affected your calculations? Why?
  436. 5) If most of the antacids you tested, the active ingredient is Aluminum Hydroxide. Here is an unbalanced reaction that shows how this chemical neutralizes HCl (the main ingredient in stomach acid). Please provide a balanced version of this equation:
  437.  
  438. 6) The FDA requires that all of its reports be super-brief-short enough so that they can be sent via text message to all of its lab sites across the country.. As you probably know, the word limit for text messages is very small, so your goal here is to describe precisely what you did to test the antacids in fewer than 150 words. In this brief report, you should provide the FDA the major findings from your tests and let them know generally how you performed your tests.
  439.  
  440.  
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  442.  
  443. Multiple Choice
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  445.  
  446.  
  447. 1) A human resources department may provide all of the following functions EXCEPT:
  448. a. placing recruitment advertisements.
  449. b. employee benefits administration.
  450. c. payroll processing.
  451. d. providing legal advice to employees.
  452. e. delivering training programs.
  453.  
  454. 2) The strategic management of employees:
  455. a. centers around the constant monitoring of regulations and legislative issues.
  456. b. helps an organization achieve competitive advantage.
  457. c. must involve aligning HR activities in order for employees to perform well.
  458. d. focuses on workforce planning and identifying labor force trends.
  459. e. Both b and c.
  460.  
  461. 3) When designing a job, the manager should ask several questions related to which of the
  462. following items?
  463. a. Time
  464. b. Equipment
  465. c. Tasks
  466. d. Technology
  467. e. Training
  468.  
  469. 4) The main purpose of recruitment and selection is to:
  470. a. fill all vacant positions within an organization in a timely fashion.
  471. b. ensure that new hires are offered the most competitive benefits and compensation
  472. package.
  473. c. hire employees who have the knowledge, skills and abilities to help the company succeed.
  474. d. find employees who can be trained to meet the needs of the organization.
  475. e. use “one best way” to find and hire employees.
  476.  
  477. 5) An example of an organization who compensates employees based on performance would most
  478. likely be:
  479. a. providing an employee with a holiday bonus each year in December.
  480. b. paying an employee based on the average number of parts they inspect every four hours.
  481. c. providing an employee with a flat hourly rate for each hour of work they perform.
  482. d. providing a sales employee with a company car due to the volume of sales calls they make.
  483. e. paying an employee an annual salary based on the management role they hold.
  484.  
  485. 6) The majority of your employees are females under the age of 45. Which benefits will most
  486. likely attract and retain them?
  487. a. Workers compensation and personal leave
  488. b. Long term disability and life insurance
  489. c. Wellness programs and free parking
  490. d. Health insurance and vacation time
  491. e. Social Security and a pension plan
  492.  
  493. 7) A company whose strategy focuses on providing excellent customer service would most likely
  494. have the following practices in place EXCEPT:
  495. a. selection tools which assess how an employee may behave towards a difficult customer.
  496. b. job descriptions which emphasize the employee’s role in designing quality products.
  497. c. a compensation program which includes rewards for receiving positive customer
  498. comments.
  499. d. a detailed customer service training program for all employees.
  500. e. a no hassle policy regarding product returns and exchanges.
  501.  
  502. 8) An example of internally aligning HR practices is:
  503. a. implementing an employee dress code that increases customer satisfaction.
  504. b. creating a recruitment plan that targets the predominate groups in the organization’s labor
  505. market.
  506. c. implementing a training program which supports the company’s differentiation strategy.
  507. d. setting up the organization’s reporting structure so that payroll and HR report to the same
  508. senior executive.
  509. e. designing a compensation program which offers competitive wages in order to attract and
  510. retain high quality candidates.
  511.  
  512. 9) The owner of J & J Car Dealership has always encouraged his sales staff to be competitive and
  513. he has always taken a “hands off” approach when managing his employees. The sales staff
  514. dresses casually and has very flexible schedules. All of these things describe the company’s:
  515. a. organizational culture.
  516. b. social responsibility.
  517. c. labor force trends.
  518. d. environmental influences.
  519. e. differentiation strategy.
  520.  
  521. 10) Jose’s supervisor often reprimands him in front of his coworkers, does not return his calls or
  522. emails when he has a question, and communicates process changes to his coworkers, leaving
  523. Jose left out. Jose’s supervisor has not demonstrated appropriate:
  524. a. bias suppression.
  525. b. ethical behavior.
  526. c. distributive justice.
  527. d. procedural justice.
  528. e. interactional justice.
  529.  
  530. 11) Establishing independent business units in several countries is known as a(n):
  531. a. multinational strategy.
  532. b. international strategy.
  533. c. global strategy.
  534. d. domestic strategy.
  535. e. transnational strategy.
  536.  
  537. 12) Before deciding to move the assembly of its computer components overseas, BCD Industries
  538. should have taken all of the following into consideration as it relates to managing its
  539. employees EXCEPT:
  540. a. the culture of the overseas country and how it might impact the work ethic of its
  541. employees.
  542. b. the cost of labor in the U.S compared to the overseas company for this specific type of
  543. work.
  544. c. the amount of unemployment claims it may have if overseas employees have to be
  545. down-sized.
  546. d. the availability of employees to do this type of work in the overseas country.
  547. e. the skill level of the labor force in the overseas country.
  548.  
  549. 13) Jack’s family runs a farmer’s market that has been in the family for nearly 75 years. The
  550. expectation is that Jack will some day take over managing the family business and keep
  551. traditions that have been established regarding quality, customer service and giving back to the
  552. community. The culture in which Jack lives most likely relates to the cultural dimension of:
  553. a masculinity.
  554. b. short term orientation.
  555. c. individualism.
  556. d. power distance.
  557. e. collectivism.
  558.  
  559. 14) All of the following are considered acceptable defenses in a disparate impact case EXCEPT:
  560. a. the practice is a business necessity
  561. b. bona fide seniority system.
  562. c. job related.
  563. d. a and c.
  564. e. a, b and c are all acceptable defenses.
  565.  
  566. 15) A clothing company that designs petite styles is searching for models who are less than 5’4”.
  567. If all of the black applicants happen to be over 5’4” tall they could be excluded from
  568. consideration based on:
  569. a. mixed motive.
  570. b. business necessity.
  571. c. retaliation
  572. d. job related.
  573. e. hostile work environment.
  574.  
  575. 16) Juan, a long time janitor and a flirtatious employee, has once again been hanging around with
  576. the secretarial staff and making what he feels are innocent comments. Juan says things such
  577. as “The perfume you are wearing is very sexy,” or “That sweater you have on really accentuates
  578. your curves.” Normally, the secretaries ignore his comments and know that he is harmless and
  579. does not intend to harass them. However a new employee, Rose, has taken offense to the
  580. repeated comments and has filed a complaint. As the HR Manager, you should:
  581. a. follow up with Rose after you take the appropriate steps to resolve the issue so that she
  582. knows it has been handled.
  583. b. immediately give Juan the appropriate disciplinary action because the new employee’s
  584. perceptions of him are accurate.
  585. c. investigate the complaint immediately, ensuring you talk to any witnesses and to both Juan
  586. and Rose to get their version of events.
  587. d. All choices are correct.
  588. e. a and c are correct.
  589.  
  590. 17) Undue hardship could be described as all of the following EXCEPT:
  591. a. building an exit ramp from the office which will violate local building ordinances but allow
  592. a disabled employee to exit safely.
  593. b. taking away certain tasks from a disabled employee and requiring other employees to do
  594. the work, which then slows their work down and impacts productivity.
  595. c. allowing an employee to have Sunday off to attend church as long as they can find
  596. coverage by swapping another shift with a coworker.
  597. d. modifying a work station which will then create a safety hazard for other employees who
  598. work in the area.
  599. e. All of the above are an undue hardship.
  600.  
  601. 18) All of the following statements about sexual harassment are correct EXCEPT:
  602. a. If an employee did not report the harassment and the company can show they have a
  603. clearly communicated policy about how to report sexual harassment issues, the company
  604. has a better chance of defending a claim of harassment.
  605. b. Physical contact must take place in order for sexual harassment to be proven.
  606. c. Managers are required to take action as soon as they become aware that sexual harassment
  607. may have occurred.
  608. d. If a reasonable person would find the particular behavior offensive then it is considered
  609. sexual harassment.
  610. e. Sexual harassment is illegal under Title VII because it is a type of discrimination that
  611. impacts employment conditions.
  612.  
  613. 19) Every job, even those that are similar in nature such as an RN and LPN, require different types
  614. of levels of KSAs in order for the person performing the job to be successful. KSA stands for:
  615. a. keenness, skills, and achievement.
  616. b. kindness, sincerity, and admiration.
  617. c. knowledge, self esteem, and aptitude.
  618. d. knowledge, skills, and accountability.
  619. e. knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  620.  
  621. 20) In order to determine what types of competencies are necessary to perform a job successfully,
  622. an organization must complete a:
  623. a. job analysis.
  624. b. job characteristics model.
  625. c. job design.
  626. d. job simplification.
  627. e. job description.
  628.  
  629. 21) The competencies for a job identify things such as the level of education and the number of
  630. years of experience required to hold the job, and are also known as:
  631. a. a job description.
  632. b. job identification.
  633. c. a competitive advantage.
  634. d. essential duties.
  635. e. job specifications.
  636.  
  637. 22) John is an expediter for a paper goods manufacturer. He has been asked to track how much
  638. time he spends traveling to and from each department delivering supplies and how much time
  639. he spends unloading and loading supplies onto his delivery cart. This is an example of:
  640. a. performance feedback.
  641. b. job simplification.
  642. c. job specialization.
  643. d. a time and motion study.
  644. e. assembly line work.
  645.  
  646. 23) Which of the following is the best example of a succession plan?
  647. a. Steven was transferred from a branch office of the bank to the main office so that he could
  648. learn more about the new services that are being offered. He will then return to his branch
  649. office after three months of training and teach his employees there about the new services.
  650. b. Lauren was demoted from her position as Menswear Department Manager and Eric, her
  651. Assistant Manager, was placed in her role until a new manager is hired.
  652. c. Dara, the VP of Distribution, has been mentoring Joseph, the Distribution Services
  653. Manager, for the past three years because she is planning to retire at the end of this year
  654. and Joseph will be taking over for her.
  655. d. Paul is being trained to provide coverage in Jason’s department so he can provide support
  656. to Jason’s employees when he goes on vacation.
  657. e. Bob, a new employee, has been attending all of the management training programs offered
  658. by his organization because he has hopes of being selected for a management position
  659. someday and eventually running his department.
  660.  
  661. 24) A custom wedding dress maker employs 5 seamstresses to assist her with alterations. During
  662. the winter months the demand for her services declines, thereby ________________ her labor
  663. _________________.
  664. a. increasing; supply
  665. b. increasing; shortage
  666. c. decreasing; demand
  667. d. decreasing; supply
  668. e. increasing; demand
  669.  
  670. 25) QPR Architects Inc. has experienced a slow down of work requests. They must lay off 5
  671. employees and have decided to lay off the last 5 employees hired. Remaining employees felt
  672. that Stan, a twenty-year employee who has performance issues, should have been laid off and
  673. most likely believe that ________________ has occurred in regard to QPR’s workforce planning.
  674. a. procedural injustice
  675. b. discrimination
  676. c. distributional injustice
  677. d. wrongful termination
  678. e. attrition
  679.  
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  681.  
  682. Population
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  684.  
  685. Is the Population too Large? Is our population a concern? Make sure you support your answer. You may include examples of areas of the US that are overpopulated, etc.
  686. 500 Words
  687.  
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  689.  
  690. Shilow Company
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  692.  
  693. The following data relate to the operations of Shilow Company, a wholesale distributor of consumer goods:
  694.  
  695.  
  696.   Current assets as of March 31:
  697.  
  698.  
  699.      Cash
  700. $8,000  
  701.      Accounts receivable
  702. $20,000  
  703.      Inventory
  704. $36,000  
  705.   Buildings and equipment, net
  706. $120,000  
  707.   Accounts payable
  708. $21,750  
  709.   Capital stock
  710. $150,000  
  711.   Retained earnings
  712. $12,250  
  713.  
  714.  
  715. a.
  716. The gross margin is 25% of sales.
  717. b.
  718. Actual and budgeted sales data:
  719.  
  720.  
  721.  
  722.   March (actual)
  723. $50,000  
  724.   April
  725. $60,000  
  726.   May
  727. $72,000  
  728.   June
  729. $90,000  
  730.   July
  731. $48,000  
  732.  
  733.  
  734. c.
  735. Sales are 60% for cash and 40% on credit. Credit sales are collected in the month following sale. The accounts receivable at March 31 are a result of March credit sales.
  736. d.
  737. Each month's ending inventory should equal 80% of the following month's budgeted cost of goods sold.
  738. e.
  739. One-half of a month's inventory purchases is paid for in the month of purchase; the other half is paid for in the following month. The accounts payable at March 31 are the result of March purchases of inventory.
  740. f.
  741. Monthly expenses are as follows: commissions, 12% of sales; rent, $2,500 per month; other expenses (excluding depreciation), 6% of sales. Assume that these expenses are paid monthly. Depreciation is $900 per month (includes depreciation on new assets.)
  742. g.
  743. Equipment costing $1,500 will be purchased for cash in April.
  744. h.
  745. Management would like to maintain a minimum cash balance of at least $4,000 at the end of each month. The company has an agreement with a local bank that allows the company to borrow in increments of $1,000 at the beginning of each month, up to a total loan balance of $20,000. The interest rate on these loans is 1% per month, and for simplicity, we will assume that interest is not compounded. The company would, as far as it is able, repay the loan plus accumulated interest at the end of the quarter.
  746.  
  747. Requirement 1:
  748. Complete the following schedule using the above data. (Omit the "$" sign in your response.)
  749.  
  750. Requirement 2:
  751. Complete the following using the above data. (Leave no cells blank - be certain to enter "0" wherever required. Input all amounts as positive values. Omit the "$" sign in your response.)
  752.  
  753. Requirement 3:
  754. Complete the following using the above data. (Omit the "$" sign in your response.)
  755.  
  756. Requirement 4:
  757. Complete the following cash budget using the above data. (Leave no cells blank - be certain to enter "0" wherever required. Show deficiencies, repayments, Interest and total financing preceded by a minus sign wherever appropriate. Enter all other amounts as positive values. Omit the "$" sign in your response.)
  758. Requirement 5:
  759. Prepare an absorption costing income statement, for the quarter ended June 30. (Input all amounts as positive values. Omit the "$" sign in your response.)
  760.  
  761. Requirement 6:
  762. Prepare a balance sheet as of June 30. (Omit the "$" sign in your response.)
  763.  
  764.  
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  766.  
  767. Dave Dandy
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  769.  
  770. Objective: Identify, formulate, and solve technical and policy challenges in an InfoSEC position.
  771.  
  772. Background: Dave Dandy, Owner of David’s Dandy Doohickies (D.D.D.) has noticed that several of the intranet servers are located in the system administrator’s cube and have been for 3 months. The servers include these servers: a web server that hosts the HR system; an internal email server that routes mail destined for the “outside” to the world facing server in the DMZ; and an internal only ftp server used to hold proprietary design information on the new lone of framastats that D.D.D is developing.
  773.  
  774. The current server room at D.D.D. has no locks, cameras, or access lists. In fact, it still resembles the warehouse that it is housed in, lacking even a rudimentary fire extinguisher system. While there is a tape backup process, labels consist of small notes taped to each backup tape. There is also no centralized log management; list of who has administrative rights on any of the servers in the server room or outside the administrator’s cube.
  775.  
  776. Instructions: Remember there are three types of controls: administrative, technical, and policy. You first need to identify all of the security issues with D.D.D. Divide the issues identified into the three control categories. Each issue may over lap the categories and often do. For each issue, identify a specific technique in that control category to mitigate the issue. This is most easily done with a matrix but there are certainly many other acceptable ways.
  777.  
  778. You should seek controls that will provide the most security effectiveness for the money. That said, Dave will listen to reasonable proposals for spending his money.
  779.  
  780. Deliverables:
  781.  
  782. Submit a matrix or other suitable way of expressing the relationship between issue, type of control, and type of mitigation. Use proper citations when appropriate, so a reference page will also be required. Remember that security must be cost effective as well as effective so use wisdom when deciding to use a control or a mitigation technique.
  783.  
  784. While there are non-access control issues that you may include, the focus should be on those issues related to access control as we have discussed during this course.