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Different kinds of system may be understood as

 
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Functional Information System is based on the various business functions such as Production,  Marketing, Finance and Personnel etc. These departments or functions are known as functional areas of business. Each functional area requires applications to perform all information processing related to the function. The popular functional areas of the business organization are:



 
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Decision Support System refers to a class of systems which support in the process of decision making and does not always give a decision it self. Decision Support Systems (DSS) are a specific class of computerized information system that supports business and organizational decisionmaking activities.



 
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Formal Information System: It is based on organizational chart represented by the organization.

Informal Information System: it is an employee based system designedto meet personal and vocational needs and to help in the solution of workrelatedproblems. It also funnels information upward through indirectchannels. It works within the framework of the business and its stated policies.



 
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The discipline of MIS can be categorized in the following 6 classes:

 
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The word system is derived from the Greek word “system” which means a organized relationship among the following unit or component. "A system is an orderly grouping of interdependent components linked together according to a plan to achieve a specific goal". 

 
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Structure of MIS may be understood by looking at the physical components of the information system in an organization. The physical components of an organizational information system may be hardware, software, database, manual procedures and operating persons. A brief description of these components has been outlined in the following paragraphs: 



 
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Office automation refers to the application of computer and communication technology to office functions. Office automation systems are meant to improve the productivity of managers at various levels of management by providing secretarial assistance and better communication facilities.



 
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A Business Expert System (BES) is a knowledge based information system, which is based on artificial intelligence. A Knowledge Based information system adds a knowledge base that uses its knowledge about a specific, complex application area to act as an expert. 



 
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 DSS is an information system application that helps in decision-making. DSS is used in planning and analyzing alternatives. DSS differs from most traditional information system in that each DSS is distinct from the other information system and is specifically made for managers.



 

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