MIS Test #3 Ch 6 Part 2

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MIS Test #3 Ch 6 Part 2
2013-04-01 12:04:07
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MIS Test #3 Ch 6 Part 2
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  1. design stage
    The second stage of decision making, in which you develop alternative solutions to the problem and evaluate their feasibility.
  2. dialogue manager
    A user interface that allows decision makers to easily access and manipulate the DSS and to use common business terms and phrases
  3. drill-down report
    A report providing increasingly detailed data about a situation.
  4. economic order quantity (EOQ)
    The quantity that should be reordered to minimize total inventory costs.
  5. exception report
    A report automatically produced when a situation is unusual or requires management action.
  6. executive support system (ESS)
    Specialized DSS that includes all hardware, software, data, procedures, and people used to assist senior-level executives within the organization.
  7. external auditing
    Auditing performed by an outside group.
  8. financial MIS
    An information system that provides financial information for executives and for a broader set of people who need to make better decisions on a daily basis.
  9. flexible manufacturing system (FMS)
    An approach that allows manufacturing facilities to rapidly and efficiently change from making one product to making another.
  10. geographic information system (GIS)
    A computer system capable of assembling, storing, manipulating, and displaying geographic information, that is, data identified according to its location.
  11. group consensus approach
    A decision-making approach that forces members in the group to reach a unanimous decision.
  12. group support system (GSS)
    Software application that consists of most elements in a DSS, plus software to provide effective support in group decision making; also called group support system or computerized collaborative work system.