供应链管理 第三版 Unit17 习题与答案

供应链管理 第三版 习题与答案

Chapter 17

Information Technology and the Supply Chain

True/False

1. Information is crucial to the performance of a supply chain because it provides

the basis upon which supply chain managers make decisions.

Answer: True

Difficulty: Easy

2. Information is the supply chain driver that serves as the glue allowing the other

three drivers to work together to create an integrated, coordinated supply chain.

Answer: True

Difficulty: Moderate

3. Information makes the supply chain visible to a manager so that he can make

decisions to improve the supply chain’s performance.

Answer: True

Difficulty: Moderate

4. Information is not necessary for management to make decisions over a broad

scope that crosses both functions and companies.

Answer: True

Difficulty: Easy

5. Information must be 100 percent correct in order to make good decisions.

Answer: False

Difficulty: Moderate

6. To make good decisions, a manager needs to have accurate information

regardless of how long it takes to acquire it.

Answer: False

Difficulty: Hard

7. Often companies will have large amounts of data that are not helpful with

decision making.

Answer: True

Difficulty: Moderate

8. Information is only a key ingredient at each stage of the supply chain, not within

each phase of supply chain decision making.

Answer: False

Difficulty: Moderate

9. The driver of IT in the supply chain has increasingly been the enterprise software

developed to enable processes both within and across companies.

Answer: True

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