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IT3 8: MIS


Definition of MIS Management Information Systems are organised collections of people, procedures and resources designed to support the decisions of Managers
5 Features of an Effective MIS Include Data That Is Relevant And Accurate; Give Information When Required; Be Accessible To Wide Range Of Users; Present Data In The Most Appropriate Format; Be Flexible
7 Features of a Good MIS (a) Accuracy Of The Data ; Flexibility Of Data Analysis; Providing Data In An Appropriate Form; Accessible To A Wide Range of Users And Support A Wide Range Of Skills And Knowledge.
7 Factors leading to a Poor MIS (a) Complexity of The System; Inadequate Initial Analysis; Lack Of Management Involvement In Initial Design; Inappropriate Hardware And Software; Lack Of Management Knowledge about Computer Systems And Their Capabilities;
Understand Questions tend to focus on difference between good/effective MIS and poor MIS
7 Features of a Good MIS (b) Improve Interpersonal Communications Amongst Management And Employees; Allow Individual Project Planning; Avoid Information Overload
7 Factors leading to a Poor MIS (b) Poor Communications Between Professionals; Lack Of Professional Standards
Created by: mcounsell