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Lesson 11: Management Information Systems Management Information System: Definitions An organized method of providing past, present, and projected information relating to internal operations and external intelligence Furnishes timely information to assist managers in decision making & problem solving Consists of a database and a model/algorithm/formula for data manipulation Provides information needed to manage an organization MIS Models There are many special kinds of MIS, or MIS subsystems Many share data and databases across functional areas; some do not- have separate databases and hence separate MISs Traditionally organizations have been functionally organized MIS can parallel the organization in function, structure, product, customer, management, etc. Functional MISs are not a recommended alternative to an integrated MIS Functional information systems can be integrated by Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems Functional Areas of Business Organization:
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