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Managing Information Systems

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The aim of this assignment is to see the requirements for developing and managing a comprehensive Management Information system for an organisation.

In today's business environment it is getting harder and harder for organisation's to not only survive but to compete against other organisation's. Information technology plays a big part in helping companies compete and survive. Companies that have branches or franchises need to make sure that they can communicate with the head office so that orders can be passed down. Most of a mangers time is spent

1 Passing information and ideas upwards to senior management to aid their decision making

2 Providing other department managers with information which will help them do their jobs more effectively

3 Passing information down wards to subordinates

4 Conveying attitudes or creating them

5 Receiving and interpreting facts and data

6 Communicating with people out sides the company e.g. suppliers.

The manager needs resources to aid him with the task mentioned above.


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