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Ampex Support Systems is the single supplier for a local manufacturing comp
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Ampex Support Systems is the single supplier for a local manufacturing company's MRO (maintenance, repair, operating) supplies and needs, Ampex Support Systems is considered as providing ________ for the manufacturer

 

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Question 1. 1. If Ampex Support Systems is the single supplier for a local manufacturing company's MRO (maintenance, repair, operating) supplies and needs, Ampex Support Systems is considered as providing ________ for the manufacturer. (Points : 5)

systems buying

purchasing support

turnkey logistics

decision support

systems contracting

Question 2. 2.The total demand for many business goods and services is ________ —that is, not much affected by price changes. (Points : 5)

derived

fluctuating

accelerated

multiple

inelastic

Question 3. 3.When a symphony orchestra targets people who have broad cultural interests, rather than only those who regularly attend concerts, the orchestra is targeting ________. (Points : 5)

market mavens

strategic segments

supersegments

occasion segments

psychodemographic segments

Question 4. 4.Business marketers can stimulate problem recognition by ________. (Points : 5)

trade directories

direct mail, telemarketing, and calling on prospects

encouraging the Better Business Bureau to release statistics

consumer advertising

requesting testimonials from existing customers

Question 5. 5.Webster cautions that ultimately, ________ make purchasing decisions. (Points : 5)

only senior managers

individuals, not organizations,

organizations, not individuals,

third parties

systems contractors

Question 6. 6.The purchasing department buys office supplies on a routine basis. This type of purchase is classified as a ________. (Points : 5)

straight rebuy

modified rebuy

new task

secondary purchase

preordained purchase

Question 7. 7.________ is the strategic coordination of economic, psychological, political, and public relations skills, to gain the cooperation of a number of parties in order to enter or operate in a given market. (Points : 5)

Metamarketing

Macromarketing

Micromarketing

Megamarketing

Modular marketing

Question 8. 8.________ combines operationally driven mass customization with customized marketing in a way that empowers consumers to design the product service offering of their choice. (Points : 5)

Consumptionization

Viral marketing

Virtual marketing

Regionalization

Customerization

Question 9. 9.Procter & Gamble has many soap brands. One reason for this is that soap users tend to group together in terms of preferences such as bleaching action, softness, stain removal, et cetera. Which of the following preferences pattern would most likely apply to P&G's method of response to market needs? (Points : 5)

Homogeneous preferences

Diffused preferences

Clustered preferences

Psychological preferences

Cultural preferences

Question 10. 10.In evaluating different market segments, the firm must look at two factors: the segment's overall attractiveness and ________. (Points : 5)

company's objectives and resources

the product to be sold

the purchasing process

competition's strategies

the global nature of the product

Question 11. 11.Which of the following reflects high trust between business sellers and buyers? (Points : 5)

Distorted and hidden information

Incentive alignment for seller, not customer gains

Limited or biased product comparisons and advice

Minimal customer education and support

Customers help design products individually and through committees

Question 12. 12.A marketer is interested in segmenting a business market on ________ if the marketer intends to eventually segment the market based on loyalty and attitudes toward risk. (Points : 5)

situational factors

purchasing approaches

personal characteristics

operating variables

demographic variables

Question 13. 13.If a marketer is seeking to segment a business market, which of the following variables is generally felt to be the most important? (Points : 5)

Personal characteristics

Demographic variables

Situational factors

Operating variables

Purchasing approaches

Question 14. 14.Ultimately, the amount of steel sold to General Motors depends on the consumer's demand for GM cars and trucks. From the standpoint of the steel manufacturer, which of the following demand forms is most pertinent? (Points : 5)

Derived demand

Inelastic demand

Geographic demand

Relational demand

Static demand

Question 15. 15.Not all attempts to target children, minorities, or other special segments draw criticism. Which of the following is the best illustration of a company (or industry) that seems to be marketing to a target segment in a correct and ethical way? (Points : 5)

McDonald's marketing to inner-city youth

R. J. Reynolds marketing of the Kool brand

Colgate-Palmolive's Colgate Junior toothpaste

The cereal industry's approaches to children

G. Heileman Brewing's approach to Colt 45 malt liquor

Question 16. 16.Moving into e-procurement has many benefits. Which of the following would not be among those benefits? (Points : 5)

Aggregating purchasing across departments gains larger volume discounts.

Aggregating purchasing gains centrally negotiated volume discounts.

There is less buying of substandard goods from suppliers not on the approved list.

A smaller purchasing staff is required.

Purchasing gains a significant leverage with top management because of its management team.

Question 17. 17.According to PRIZM, the ________ cluster is characterized as being in their late forties and fifties, college-educated, upper-middle-class homeowners that married late and are still raising children in comfortable suburban subdivisions and are still pursuing kid-centered lifestyles? (Points : 5)

Cosmopolitans

Beltway Boomers

Young Digerati

Winner's Circle

Old Milltowns

Question 18. 18.In principle, business buyers seek to ________ in relation a market offering's costs. (Points : 5)

spread risks

obtain the highest benefit package

maintain everyday low prices

outsource as much as is possible

eliminate partners' shares in profits as much as possible

Question 19. 19.Research has found that buyer-suppler relationships differed according to four factors. Which of the following would NOT be among those factors? (Points : 5)

Importance of supply

Complexity of supply

Availability of alternatives

Supply market dynamism

Demand market conservatism

Question 20.20.If a marketing manager segments the market into culture-oriented, sports-oriented, or outdoor-oriented groups, he or she is segmenting on the basis of ________. (Points : 5)

personality

behavioral occasions

user status

psychographic lifestyle

readiness stage

 

ANSWER

1. systems contracting

2. inelastic

3. supersegments

4. direct mail, telemarketing, and calling on prospects

5. individuals, not organizations,

6. straight rebuy

7. Megamarketing

8. Customerization

9. Clustered preferences

10. company's objectives and resources

11. Customers help design products individually and through committees

12. personal characteristics

13. Demographic variables

14. Derived demand

15. Colgate-Palmolive's Colgate Junior toothpaste

16. Purchasing gains a significant leverage with top management because of its management team.

17. Beltway Boomers

18. obtain the highest benefit package

19. Demand market conservatism

20. psychographic lifestyle

 

 

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