by Dinesh Thakur Category: MIS

Management information system is a set of systems which helps management at different levels to take better decisions by providing the necessary information to managers. Management information system is not a monolithic entity but a collection of systems which provide the user with a monolithic feel as far as information delivery, transmission and storage is concerned.



 
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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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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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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.

 
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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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MIS when properly developed and used in an organization brings in a lot of benefits for the organization. A list of the benefits of MIS for a organization are:

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: MIS

Quality of information is an important concept. Information quality is a multi-attribute concept. If the attributes that define quality of information are of good quality or of high value then the information is said to have good quality. The attributes of quality of information are:



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: MIS

Even though MIS has many benefits it has its limitations. MIS is sometimes considered a solution for every bane within an organization. While MIS may solve some critical problems but it is not a solution to all problems of an organization. The limitations of MIS may be stated as,

 
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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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 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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