ZGE 4304 - Living in the IT Era Module 1 Quiz

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What does 'Science' refer to according to the Dictionary?

The study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment

What is the definition of 'Technology' according to the Dictionary?

The application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes

How is 'Innovation' defined according to the Dictionary?

The application of better solutions that meet new requirements, unarticulated needs, or existing market needs

What is the primary goal of Research and Development (R&D)?

To create new or improved technology for competitive advantage

What does 'Culture' refer to?

The belief, customs, arts, etc, of a particular group or society

Which term describes 'the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes'?

Technology

What are norms?

The special rules and guidelines that prescribe appropriate behavior in particular situations

What do folkways refer to?

The routine conventions of everyday life and symbolic behavior

What is the relationship between society and culture?

Society represents the beliefs and practices of a group, while culture represents the people who share those beliefs and practices

What is ethics defined as?

The moral principles that govern a person's behavior or the conducting of an activity

What is etiquette?

Expected behaviors and expectations for individual actions within society, group, or class

What do business etiquettes refer to?

The written and unwritten rules of conduct that make social interactions run more smoothly

What is the importance of business etiquettes?

Prevents Misunderstanding

What does punctuality signify in German business culture?

Wasting time by showing up late is disrespectful

What does drinking alcohol represent in Saudi Arabia (mores)?

It is illegal to drink alcohol in Saudi Arabia

What can violation of mores bring?

A serious justice as theft or cannibalism

According to the Dictionary, "Science" is a noun, which refers to the intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and ______

experiment

According to the Dictionary, "Technology" is a noun. It refers to the application of scientific knowledge for practical ______

purposes

According to the Dictionary, "INNOVATION" is a noun. It refers to a new method, idea, ______

product

Research and development (R&D) is a process intended to create NEW or IMPROVED technology that can provide a competitive advantage at the business, industry, or ______ level

national

While the rewards can be very high, the process of technological innovation (of which R&D is the first phase) is ______ and risky

complex

Culture is the belief, customs, arts, etc, of a particular group or ______

society

Culture includes all of the things listed in the picture and how these things vary from ______

place

Styles of clothes change because of the weather or because of the religion in certain ______

areas

Values are the abstract ideas about what a group believe to be good, right and ______

desirable

Norms are the special rules and guidelines that prescribe appropriate behavior in particular ______

situations

Folkways: (the routine conventions of every day life/ rituals and symbolic behavior) good social manner, appropriate dress code in a particular situation, eating with correct ______

utensils

Mores: (norms that are seen as central to the functioning of society and to its social life) they have much greater significance than folkways and violation can bring serious justice as ______, cannibalism etc.

theft

A culture represents the beliefs and practices of a group, while Society represents the people who share those beliefs and ______

practices

Ethics is defined as the moral principles that govern a person's behavior or the conducting of an ______

activity

The set of written and unwritten rules of conduct that make social interactions run more ______

smoothly

In German eyes, time is ______. Wasting time by showing up late is disrespectful.

money

Test your understanding of the conceptual framework and definitions of science and technology. Explore the meanings and applications of these terms in the context of the IT era.

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