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34) The assignment of decision rights and the accountability framework to encourage desirable
behavior in the use of IT is referred to as:
A) knowledge management.
B) IT governance.
C) strategic alignment.
D) None of the above
35) Which type of risk should be addressed by project managers within their project proposals?
A) risk that the project will fail
B) risk of not doing the project
C) risk that it is the wrong project for what is trying to be achieved
D) All of the above
Which of the following does not represent traditional IS functions?
A) running computers and networks
B) developing and maintaining systems
setting a strategy and maintaining an architecture for BOTH IT and information
D) helping articulate what the business needs from IT
E) None of the above
37) Governance differs from management in that:
A) governance is about why decisions are made, whereas management is about deciding
who makes decisions.
B) governance is about when decisions are made, whereas management is about deciding
why decisions are made.
C) governance is about making decisions once decision rights have been assigned,
whereas management is about deciding who makes decisions.
D) governance is about deciding who makes decisions, whereas management is about
making decisions once decision rights have been assigned.
38) The type of governance arrangement where rights are shared by C-level executives and one
tier of the business hierarchy, such as business-unit presidents is called:
D) Business Monarchy.