Chapter 13 Management info systems

Chapter 13 Management info systems - Chapter 13 Types of...

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Chapter 13 Types of Management Information System There are four types of computer-based management information systems. These systems help managers use resources efficiently and make effective decisions. The four systems are: transaction-processing systems, operations information systems, decisions support system, and expert systems. The systems provide useful information for the managers that they need to make nonprogrammed decisions and they are place in order of increasing usefulness. The Organizational Hierarchy: The Traditional Information System Managers use the organizational hierarchy as a system for gathering the information that is needed to achieve coordination and control in order to make decisions. In this system, the information is gathered by front line workers or managers, and slowly goes up the chain of command to upper management. Organizational system is reliable when a massage that is passed down is not complicated for everyone to understand. However, there are some problems that
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2011 for the course MGT 300 taught by Professor Mathys,nicholas during the Winter '08 term at DePaul.

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