Busimis 2 - Classic Management Pyramid Top-level Top-level...

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Unformatted text preview: Classic Management Pyramid Top-level Top-level managers managers Middle-level Middle-level managers managers Low-level Low-level managers managers Strategic Strategic Tactical Tactical Operational Operational Strategic Level Management This level of management focuses on the planning functions of the organization. Tactical Level Management At this level, management focuses on organizing and staffing to carry out the visions of top- level managers. Operational Level Management The focus of this level of management is on directing and controlling workers to perform the planned activities. Management I nformation Systems (MI S) MI S is a set of formal business systems designed to provide information for decision Flattened Management Pyramid Top-level Top-level managers managers Low and Low and Middle-level Middle-level managers managers Workers Workers Strategic Strategic Tactical Tactical Operational Operational I mpact of Groupware The introduction of groupware has contributed to the flattening of the management pyramid. Fewer lower- and middle- managers are needed in an organization that is information- driven and supports team-based projects. I mpact of Teamwork Networks and groupware help to organize employees into task- focused teams. Small-sized teams of highly skilled workers need fewer managers to dispense ideas and make decisions. I nfor mation Systems Applications I nformation I nformation is an organizational resource, which must be managed as carefully as other resources. Costs are associated with information processing. I nformation processing must be managed to take full advantage of its potential. New Technologies New technologies are being integrated into traditional systems: Ecommerce uses the Web to perform business activities. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) has the goal of integrating many different information systems within the corporation....
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This note was uploaded on 07/03/2011 for the course BUSIMIS 101 taught by Professor Dimaranan during the Summer '11 term at De La Salle University.

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