Short Answer & Essay Questions:
- Discuss the 8 steps in change management. Which of the steps do you believe is the most crucial for creating effective change?
- Why are teams using collaborative tools like groupware and wikis to coordinate their work rather than a communication tool like e-mail?
- Briefly define the four most common IT architectures. Which of these is a modular system that can be set up quickly?
- Describe a business process by identifying the input to the process, some tasks associated with the process, the output of the process and a metric that could measure its effectiveness.
- Discuss the 4 steps for optimizing virtual teams and address the cave and commons approach.
- What was one of the first things Marissa Mayer did as a new CEO of Yahoo? Describe reasons for why her actions would be appropriate.
- According to Ford, white collar jobs and blue collar jobs are at risk of being replaced by artificial intelligence/robots? Are there any jobs that are safe from automation • Historically there has been a link between increasing productivity and rising income, however recently this link has broken down. Discuss what may be the causes of this as argued by Ford.
- Ford briefly raises the idea of a basic guaranteed income. Define what this means, provide Ford’s view and lastly state your viewpoint on the topic.