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Chapter 10, Problem 3DQ
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Describe the key features of a human resource MIS for a management consulting firm. What are the primary inputs and outputs? What are the subsystems?

Program Plan Intro

Information system:

  • An information system is a system which provides the necessary information to an organization to achieve the goals.
  • It monitors the transactions details, provides the required information to decision makers, and provides necessary documents to customers.
  • The main components in the information system are people, data, procedures, hardware, as well as software.
  • The main function of information system is to accept and process the input data and then stores the retrieved information and distributes it across the organization.

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Key features of human resource MIS:

  • The key features of a human resource MIS for a management consulting firm is shown below:
    • Workforce analysis and planning.
    • Hiring.
    • Training.
    • Job and task assignment.
    • Other personnel-related issues.

Primary inputs and outputs:

  • The primary inputs and outputs are shown below:
    • The primary inputs and outputs range from determination of human resource needs.
      • It depends on hiring through retirement.
      • It depends on outplacement.
      • The inputs may depend on the type of requirement in the company...

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