by Dinesh Thakur Category: Structure and Classification

Executive Support System (ESS) is an extension of the management information system, which is a special kind of DSS; An ESS is specially developed for the use of chief executive of an organization to support his decision-making.



 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Structure and Classification

Organizations are structured in several ways. In some cases the functional roles and specializations form the basis of the segregation of groups into homogenous entities like departments, etc., while in other cases, logical business of the organization becomes the basis for segregation like divisions based on product categories, geographies (particularly related to markets) and also customer types? Organizational activities arranged in the form of a hierarchy can be based on the following types:

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Structure and Classification

Organizations and management are concepts that are very important for the understanding of MIS. Organization is the crucible in which MIS operates and management is the reason for its existence. Any understanding of MIS is incomplete without a discussion on organization and management. Organization and its structure play an important role in MIS as different levels of employees have different levels of authority.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Structure and Classification

Tremendous amounts of content get created everyday in organization. Most organizations do not have a structured approach to managing such content. However, there is a need for having a scientific approach towards content and its management especially in the digital environment where content gets created and updated much faster. A content management is therefore required in organizations to support the organization and to keep track of the huge volume of content that gets created everyday.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: System Design

Conceptual design in itself is not the end of the design process, rather it servers as a basis for the detailed MIS design. The performance requirements specified by the conceptual design become inputs to the detailed design phase, in which these are further refined, detailed and finalized to be called the system specifications.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: System Design

In the conceptual design, the feasibility of meeting the management objectives for the MIS is assessed and a broad picture of the system is analyzed. It involves the following steps:

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: System Design

Output from a system is regarded as the main determinant of the system's performance, output from the system are affected by the input to the system.

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Decision Making

Herbert Simon made key contributions to enhance our understanding of the decision-making process. In fact, he pioneered the field of decision support systems. According to (Simon 1960) and his later work with (Newell 1972), decision-making is a process with distinct stages. He suggested for the first time the decision-making model of human beings. His model of decision-making has three stages:

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Decision Making

Organizational decisions differ in a number of ways. The following basis are used to classify the decisions:

 
by Dinesh Thakur Category: Decision Making

The word “decision “is derived from the Latin word “decido”. Which means “A decision, therefore is

 
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