MANGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM
Introduction to Management Information System (M.I.S)
The purpose of writing this assignment is to compare and contrast two types of management information systems. To know the types of management information system, it is required to know what management information is.
“MIS is a necessity to all organisations. Their original idea is to route data from organization and present it in the appearance of news at expected intervals. The system was mostly able of conducting data from compilation, to processing. It was more remote, requiring each client to pick and choose the processed data and use it for his needs. This concept was further modified when a difference was made linking data and information” (O’Brien, J (1999). MIS – Managing Information Technology in the Internetworked Enterprise)
According to J. O’Brien, (MIS) is a computerised course with the intention to provide the information necessary to handle an association successfully.
Furthermore, it is a process carried out by managers in firms and organisations to store data and information using computers. It is however an easy way for professionals to execute their business plans. Management information system is a wide topic with numerous definitions. It is actually rather different from other information systems. This is because the MIS is used mainly to consider other information systems that are used in the functioning actions of any particular organisation.
Figure 1 MIS and decision making process
MIS could be seen as a stand designed for conversion of data, which are being used in order to create decision-making process. Figure 1 shows this understanding concerning information as data processed for an exact principle....