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Select two organizational departments in a business. Write a paragraph of at least 200 words in which you identify the roles of information systems within those departments. Within the production and operations department, the roles that are played out by the information systems are all designed to insure that the product is delivered to the end- user via the timeliest and the most cost effective manner. Some of the roles that the IS fills within the production and operation department are the current inventory levels, the expected inventory levels, the shipping records, and computer aided drawings. All of these various records, gathered from hundreds of sources, all allow the company to have the right amount of raw materials on hand to fill the demand to finished products. Within the Human Resource department, information systems allow the company to
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Unformatted text preview: maintain the detailed personal information that is required in order to remain eligible to legally employ their workers. Some of the roles that the IS fills within the human resource department are the medical and dental benefits that each employee are eligible for and have elected. The training of new employees and continuing education of existing employees, another role that is handled via the IS in the human resource department is the ability to manage five employees with the same efficiency as it handles 500 employees. While all of these individual elements of the information system within each department are vital to that department, the ability to share this information with other departments is what is going to make the entire business even more productive....
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course BUSINESS BIS/219 taught by Professor Helton during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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