Basic Concepts for Understanding Systems
Viewing a firm as a system
Primary processes for a hypothetical restaurant
Business processes and functional areas of business
Roles of information Systems within Work Systems
Bar code scanners and computers identi
Classic M anagement Pyr amid
Toplevel managers Middlelevel managers Lowlevel managers Strategic Tactical Operational
St r at egic L evel M anagement
This level of management focuses on t he planning funct ions of t he or ganizat ion.
Tact ical L evel M a
Information System Basics
What is the difference between data and information?
What is Data?
Individual or separate pieces of raw facts, concepts, and ideas derived through different modes of inquiry
What is Information?
Processed data that is organized