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Unformatted text preview: E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems Components of a Business An Employee Record-Keeping System This system maintains data on the firm’s employees to support the human resources function. Figure 2-8 2.26 Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 2 E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems Types of Business Information Systems Interactive Session: People Google’s New Search for the Best and the Brightest • Read the Interactive Session and then discuss the Read following questions: following • Did Google’s traditional hiring practices create business problems? Did Explain your answer. Explain • Is Google’s quantitative approach to hiring a good solution to its Is employee recruiting problems? Why or why not? employee • What role does culture play in Google’s hiring preferences? • What kind of system or systems described in this chapter are What discussed in this case? What are the inputs, processes, and outputs? discussed 2.27 Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 2 E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems Types of Business Information Systems Interactive Session: People Google’s New Search for the Best and the Brightest • Create a list of ten questions that you think might be appropriate for Create Google’s job applicant survey. Justify each question with a short explanation of why the answer would be useful. explanation • If you were applying for a job at Google, how would you want to be If evaluated? Which evaluation techniques do you think favor your strengths? Which techniques might expose your weaknesses? strengths? 2.28 Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 2 E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems Types of Business Information Systems Systems from a Constituency Perspective • Transaction processing systems • Keep track of basic activities and transactions of organization (e.g. sales, receipts, cash deposits, payroll, credit decisions, flow of materials in a factory) • Management information systems and decisionsupport systems • Help with monitoring, controlling, decision-making, and administrative activities • Executive support systems: • 2.29 Help address strategic issues and long-term trends, both in firm and in external environment Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 2 E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems Types of Busin...
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