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Information system for managers

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(81)Discuss why management needs information. Is it possible for the management of an organization to make effective decisions without the aid of an information system? Discuss.

(82) In the end, the information system is recognized only as a foundation for human judgment, insight and inventiveness. Discuss.

(83) What impact does the implementation of programmed decision-making have on the management system of an organization?

(84) Compare and contrast programmed decision-making information system and decision assisting information system.

(85) What are different types of controls and audits required for an information

(86) Define data and information. What is the difference between the two?

(87) What is the need of information in present day society? Why is it necessary to have a structure in an organization?

(88) What are the main characteristics of information?

(89) What are various ways of assessing the value of information? Explain each method briefly?

(90) Write a detailed note on data life cycle.

(91) What are the main reasons for success and failure of an information system?
(92) Define MIS. What are the main features of an MIS?

(93) Write a brief note to explain the evolution of MIS.

(94) What are the functions that MIS supports in an organization?

(95) What is Simons framework for decision-making? How does it help in MIS design?

(96) What are the determinants of MIS design according to Zani?

(97) Explain the following statement, there is a two way relationship between organization and Information Systems.

(98) What are the main types of software?

(99) What are the main functions of operating system?

(100) Define multi-tasking and time-sharing system?

(101) Difference between compiler and interpreter?

(102) Name different generations of programming languages and their characteristics?

(103) What are the advantages of open-source software?

(104) Describe the decision making process of acquiring application software?

(105) What are the components of a computer system?

(106) What are the components of a CPU?

(107) What factors affects the speed of a computer?

(108) Write a detailed note on primary memory?

(109) Write a detailed note on secondary memory?

(110) Write a detailed note on Input-Output devices?

(111) What are plug-and-play devices?

(112) What are various types of computer?

(113) Define an information system and list its major components.

(114) Describe how information system can support a business.

(115) Define the Internet, Intranet, and e-commerce.

(116) Briefly describe various types of Information Systems.

(117) What is the purpose of a TPS? How does it compliment MIS in an organization?

(118) List the major advantages of the Internet. Briefly describe impact of Internet on business.

(119) Write a note on e-commerce. What are the advantages of e-commerce over conventional business?

(120) What is the purpose of a computer aided decision support system? What are the major components of such a system? How does it help the decision making process?

(121) Wliat is change in the focus of operations management? Is this change in tlie focus is due to the increase of competitiveness in Business? Elaborate.

(122) What are the types of inventory management systems? Define them and partition them into further classes. Also, briefly explain each subdivision.

(123) What is computerized maintenance management? Explain the conceptual model
through which the maintenance function can achieve its objectives on a sustained

(124) How the financial systems, facilitated by computer software, are important for
economy of data processing and administrative efficiency?

(125 ) computerised are often referred to as 'number crunchers'. Evaluate the statement
in the context of financial planning.

(126) What are the main features of a computerised General Ledger System?

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