MIS Test #3 Ch 6 Part 3
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“Rules of thumb,” or commonly accepted guidelines or procedures that usually find a good solution.
highly structured problems
Problems that are straightforward and require known facts and relationships.
human resource MIS (HRMIS)
An information system that is concerned with activities related to employees and potential employees of an organization, also called a personnel MIS.
A stage of problem solving in which a solution is put into effect.
A DSS that handles situations or decisions that occur more than once, usually several times per year or more. An institutional DSS is used repeatedly and refined over the years.
The first stage of decision making, in which you identify and define potential problems or opportunities.
Auditing performed by individuals within the organization.
just-in-time (JIT) inventory
An inventory management approach in which inventory and materials are delivered just before they are used in manufacturing a product.
A summary of the previous day’s critical activities, typically available at the beginning of each workday.
An information system that supports managerial activities in product development, distribution, pricing decisions, promotional effectiveness, and sales forecasting.
material requirements planning (MRP)
A set of inventory-control techniques that help coordinate thousands of inventory items when the demand of one item is dependent on the demand for another.
Part of a DSS that allows managers and decision makers to perform quantitative analysis on both internal and external data.
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