Feature of Mis

1573 WordsFeb 23, 20087 Pages
Features of MIS Management information systems can be used as a support to managers to provide a competitive advantage. The system must support the goals of the organization. Most organizations are structured along functional lines, and the typical systems are identified as follows: 1. Accounting management information systems: All accounting reports are shared by all levels of accounting managers. The management of the information which at the accounting department is one of the most important factors in determines the effectiveness and efficiency of the department. The information that gathers included the invoice, account document, payment, draft, banking document and etc. It is important to ensure the validity and the accuracy of…show more content…
Production is also highly computerized, and distribution processes are aided by robots. Each year 50 million pieces of clothing are distributed. Operations of this scale and agility were previously unheard of in the garment industry. In spite of its large-scale of operation, however, Benetton has only 1,500 employees and relies on a VAP consisting of hundreds of outside contractors and subcontractors employing 25,000 people scattered throughout the world. However, that the impact of new technology in computers and networking is not limited to the reduction of external coordination costs but extends to the reduction of internal coordination costs 3. Manufacturing management information systems: More than any functional area, operations have been impacted by great advances in technology. As a result, manufacturing operations have changed. For instance, inventories are provided just in time so that great amounts of money are not spent for warehousing huge inventories. In some instances, raw materials are even processed on railroad cars waiting to be sent directly to the factory. Thus there is no need for warehousing. The modern input subsystem of the business organization relies heavily on information systems in order to function efficiently and effectively. Input subsystems secure raw material, subassemblies and assemblies from
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