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Unformatted text preview: systems help senior executives monitor organizational performance, track activities of competitors, identify changing market conditions, spot problems, identify opportunities, and forecast trends. Employees lower down in the corporate hierarchy also use these systems to monitor and measure business performance in their areas of responsibility. Executive support systems help senior managers with unstructured problems by combining data from internal and external sources for high level overviews or drilling down to detailed transaction data. Businesses will operate less effectively and efficiently if this unique knowledge is not available for decision making and ongoing operations....
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course IT 205 1 taught by Professor Managementofinformationsystems during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11