by Dinesh Thakur Category: MIS

Human beings have known information and its relevance to their existence from the beginning of human civilization. Our instincts and intellect have developed and evolved to take advantage of information. However, we have been unconscious about the role it played in human lives till the early twentieth century.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: MIS

Business and business environment have changed dramatically in the last one and a half decades. The transformation has been nothing short of being radical. Concepts and issues that were centre stage a decade back are now irrelevant and have been replaced by new ones.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: MIS

Data : Data is raw facts. Data is like raw material. Data does not interrelate and also it does not help in decision making. Data is defined as groups of non-random symbols in the form of text, images, voice representing quantities, action and objects.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: MIS

To facilitate the management decision making at all levels of company, the MIS must be integrated. MIS units are company wide. MIS is available for the Top management. The top management of company should play an active role in designing, modifying and maintenance of the total organization wide management information system.



 
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 Factors Responsible for the development of MIS are numerous and have been a prime concern for many Researchers and Practitioners. Both Inter and external factors must be taken into account when trying to understand and organization’s criteria for deciding about technology. The following are the factors which are responsible for development of MIS :

 
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(i) Qualified System and Management Staff : The prerequisite of an effective MIS is that it should be managed by qualified officers. These officers should have a mutual understanding about the roles and responsibilities of each other and be understand clearly the view of their fellow officers. For this, each organization should have two categories of officers :

 
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The main managerial functions are:

 
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Traditional Marketing: In traditional marketing, more importance is given on selling the product. They start with production and marketing is done while selling and promoting the product to attain sales at profit. In this technique, the existing products are imposed on the market through aggressive selling and promotional pressures.

 
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A management information system has the following characteristics:



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: MIS

MIS is set up by an organization with the prime objective to obtain management information to be used by its managers in decision-making. Thus, MIS must perform the following functions in order to meet its objectives.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: MIS

Quality of information refers to its fitness for use or its reliability. Some of the attributes of information which influence the quality of information are as follows:



 

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