MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM1.Management information2. Components of an Information System3. Types of Information System4. Management Information System
Attributes of InformationNo Attributes Significance1. Accuracy Must be true and Correct and must accurately describe the item or event.2. Timeliness Available when it is needed and without excessive delay.3. Relevance Pertains to the situation in hand.4. Completeness Provides user with all the details needed to understand the solution.5. Frequency Prepared/Presented to users and Up-to-date6. Time Horizon Past-Present-Future activities and events7. Scope Coverage of area of interest-Broad or narrow8. Origin May originate from sources within or outside organisation.9. Form of Tables of numbers or graphic displays of information are the Preparation most common written or printed forms or verbal presentation.
Information Needs by Level of OrganisationNo Characteristic Top Middle Operating Management Management Management1. Planning Focus Heavy Moderate Minimum2. Control Focus Moderate Heavy Heavy3. Time Frame Long term Short Term Day to Day4. Nature of Activity Unstructured Moderately Highly Structured Structured5. Level of Complexity Many Open Better defined Straight forward variables, variables complex6. Result of Activity Mission, Goals, Action Plan End products and Objectives services