03-LECTURE NOTES 3 - INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ORGANIZATIONS AND STRATEGY

03-LECTURE NOTES 3 - INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ORGANIZATIONS AND STRATEGY

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MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (MIS) MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (MIS) INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ORGANIZATIONS , AND STRATEGY INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ORGANIZATIONS , AND STRATEGY LECTURE NOTES 3 LECTURE NOTES 3 SPRING 2010 SPRING 2010
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INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND STRATEGY INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND STRATEGY   Information Systems (IS) are built to serve the interest of the organizations (i,e. Business firms, Banks, Airlines. University, government, Hospitals an so on) However, Organization must be aware of and be open to the influences of Information Systems to benefit from the new technologies. The interaction between IS and Organizations is complex and is influenced by many mediating factors of Organization’s such as: Structure , Business Processes, Politics, Culture, Surrounding Environment, Management Decisions. You will neither be able to design new Information Systems nor understand Existing Systems without understanding the Business Organization.
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INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND STRATEGY INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND STRATEGY .
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INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND STRATEGY INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND STRATEGY WHAT IS AN ORGANIZATION An Organization is a stable, formal social structure that takes resources from the Environment and processes them to produce outputs. Organizations are also considered as Formal Legal Entities with internal Rules and Procedures that must abide by laws. Organizations are also Social Structures because they are a collection of social elements.
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INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND STRATEGY INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND STRATEGY WHAT IS AN ORGANIZATION The Technical side of Organization focuses on three elements : Capital Labour Environment Capital and Labour are primary production factors provided by the Environment. The Organization transforms these inputs into products and services in a Production function. Technical view of Organization encourages us to focus on how inputs are combined to create outputs when technology changes are introduced into the Organization.
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INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND STRATEGY INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND STRATEGY The Behavioural View of Organization emphasizes: Group relationships, Values, Structures. Behavioural definition of an Organization suggests that building new Information Systems, or rebuilding old Systems , involves much more than a technical rearrangement of machines and workers. It also cause changes to the Organization: Balance of rights, Privileges, Obligations, Responsibilities, Feelings (that have been established over a long period of time).
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INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND STRATEGY INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND STRATEGY The Technical and Behavioural definitions of Organizations are not contradictory but complementary in other word they complement each.
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This note was uploaded on 08/12/2011 for the course ITEC 421 taught by Professor Huseyingursev during the Spring '11 term at Eastern Mediterranean University.

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03-LECTURE NOTES 3 - INFORMATION SYSTEMS, ORGANIZATIONS AND STRATEGY

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