MIS Chapter 2 - MIS Chapter 2 Business Processes,...

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MIS Chapter 2 Business Processes, Information, and Information Systems Q1: Why Do We Need to Understand Business Processes? Need to establish better processes to collaborate more effectively Needs to review all business processes to look for cost saving measures Simplify processes, save time and money, Establish objective and rules on meeting times Need better resources for sharing work product Q2: What Is a Business Process? Business Process: a network of activities, roles, resources, repositories, and data flows that interact to accomplish a business function A business has countless business processes for business functions, many of which over lap Components: Activities: collections of related tasks that receive inputs and process those inputs to produce outputs (class requests to member records) Decision: a question that can be answered Yes or No Roles: a set of procedures. Procedures for executing activities. Resources:
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