Value of information systems in Organizations-Case Study
Seminar paper from the year 2011 in the subject Information Management, grade: A, University of Portsmouth, course: Managment-InformationSystems, language: English, abstract: An information system can be defined as an application that integrates both information technology and activities with people. It aids the employees or human beings to improve and consequently support an organization's operations, planning, management and decision making processes (Yusuf, 1998). In essence, the system incorporates the interaction between human beings and technology. It stresses on the concept of people's way of interacting with technology in the field of information to aid processes in the organization such as decision making and data collection as well as in defining employee-employer relationships. Mandal and Gunasekaran (2002) further define such systems as a work system whose activities are dedicated to processing, capturing, transmitting, storing, retrieving, manipulating and displaying information. According to Laudon, 'information systems is thus composed of computers, instructions, stored facts, people and procedure (2010, p.20). Hence it can be categorized into Decision Support System (DSS), Management information System and Executive Information Systems.
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