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MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM(M.I.S)

The desire to minimise wastage and to improve information flow for quality decision brings the conception of the need for a working management information system in various organizations. This paper intends to discuss the position of management information systems(MIS) in management of organizations, the role of various professionals in the working of management information systems(MIS) in relation to various departments. Finally the paper will discuss a case study of organization with a working management information systems(MIS) to try and tangibilize the theoretical aspect of management information systems. The paper will show the process involved in coming up with management information system( MIS) of the company.

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language english
wordcount 3126 (cca 8.5 pages)
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Table of contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER 1
1.0 The functioning of management information system (M.I.S) 2
1.1 INTRODUCTION 2
1.2 Methodology of the study 2
1.3 Statement of the problem 2
1.4 Objectives of the research 2

CHAPTER 2
2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW 3
2.1 Role of professionals and their responsibilities in the functioning of MIS 4
2.2 MIS professionals 4

CHAPTER 3
3.1 Introduction to systems analysis and design 6
3.1.1  The Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) 6
3.1.2 Planning 7
3.1.3 Analysis 7
3.1.4 Design 8
3.1.5 Implementation 8
3.2 CASE STUDY OF ABC SOFT DRINK LTD 8
3.2.2 Company background. 8
3.2.3 Project initiation 9
3.2.4 Getting started 10
3.2.5 The project (A.B.C - M.I.S) life cycle 10
3.2.6 System architecture 11
3.2.9 The flow diagram showing relationship among departments through information flow 15
3.2.10 General performance of ABC MIS 16
3.2.11 The position of abc information system in the operation of the company 16
3.3 Limitations of the study 16
3.4 Areas suggested for further study 16

REFERENCES 17

Preview of the essay: MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM(M.I.S)

The functioning of management information system has contributed widely in the the management and running of organisations and departments in varios w ays
For example MIS has helped to improve quality decision flow of information in organisation, it has also increasd production and marketing due to improved ways of sending information .The other details are discussed below:
1.2 Methodology of the study

Since the work deals with a case study, the methods of research will be largely qualitative. Largely relying on content analysis and information from oral interview of the personnel of the company in question.
1.3 Statement of the problem

High level in inefficitiency in production and marketing due to ...





... information systems plays an important role in collecting, processing, storing and retrieving of important information necessary for effective operations of the company. The information has helped to support planning, controlling, organizing operations. It has enabled the organization to maitain a competative edge in the market despite increased competition.
Main source: ABC task force report on development and implementation of ABC

3.3 LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY
i) time available for the case study was not enough and therefore the study restricted itself to mainly qualititive research approach. It was not possible to interactively interview the users to assess their satisfaction and motivation.
ii) Financial contrains.
3.4 AREAS SUGGESTED FOR FURTHER STUDY
i) The effect of MIS on motivation of workers and productivity.
ii) The adaptability of ABC MIS to future expansion.
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Engineering
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Information Technologies
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Economics
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Management
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Operations Management
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Comments
Princess R.

Got nice idea from this research paper. Works of this similar nature are really useful for computer and ICT students like us.




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