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Unformatted text preview: s products or services Senior management: • • Middle management: • • Analyze and monitor manufacturing and production costs and resources Operational management • 2.21 Help plan long-term manufacturing goals, such as technology investments and locating new plants Manage status of production tasks Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 2 E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems Components of a Business Overview of an Inventory System This system provides information about the number of items available in inventory to support manufacturing and production activities. Figure 2-6 2.22 Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 2 E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems Types of Business Information Systems Systems from a Functional Perspective • Finance and accounting systems • • Support activities for managing financial assets, firm’s capitalization, and financial records Senior management: • • Middle management: • • Oversee and control firm’s financial resources Operational management • 2.23 Establish long-term investment goals and provide longrange forecasts of firm’s financial performance Track flow of funds in firm through transactions (paychecks, payments, securities reports, receipts, etc.) Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 2 E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems Components of a Business An Accounts Receivable System Figure 2-7 An accounts receivable system tracks and stores important customer data, such as payment history, credit rating, and billing history. 2.24 Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 2 E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems Types of Business Information Systems Systems from a Functional Perspective • Human resources systems • • Support activities for attracting, developing, and maintaining firm’s workforce Senior management: • • Middle management: • • Monitor and analyze recruitment, allocation, and compensation of employees Operational management • 2.25 Identify manpower requirements (skill, education level, types and numbers of positions, etc.) for meeting long-term business plans Track recruitment and placement of employees Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 2...
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