The functions of MIS.

Published: 21st April 2009
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MIS is acronym of management information system which can do collection, transmission, storage, processing, maintenance and use of information, composed of human, computer and other peripheral equipments . As an emerging science, the main task of it is to strengthen the information management of enterprises by taking advantage of modern computer and network communication technology to the largest extent, and set up the correct data based on the research of human resource, financial resource, equipments, technology, etc. owned by enterprises, and provide timely various of processed and systemized information data to the manager so as to make correct decisions and improve continuously the management level and economic benefits of enterprises.

At present, MIS of enterprises has been the main resort to reform technology and improve the management level. The office and management of a enterprise will be towards a effective, rapid and paperless direction. MIS is generally used for system decision-making. For instance, enterprise employee can make use of MIS to find out problems that need to be solved urgently and feedback in time to the upper managers in order to make them understand the current progress and its shortages. The main functions of MIS are as follows´╝Ü

1. data processing

It includes the collection, transmission, storage, processing and output of data. It simplifies the statistics and reduces to the lowest cost by supplying an unified format.

2. function of prediction

It predicts the future situation by applying modern mathematics, statistics or simulation.

3. function of plan

It arranges reasonably the plans of each functional department in accordance with the restrictions afforded by enterprises and provides the appropriate planning reports according to different management.

4. function of control

It monitors and inspects the operation of plans and comprises with the differences between operation and plan in accordance with the data afforded by every functional department, and be assistant to managers to control timely each method by analyzing the reasons why the differences comes into being.

5. function of assistance

It derivates instantly the best answers of related problems by applying to various of mathematics' mode and analyzing a plentiful data stored in computers in the hope of using rationally human resource, financial resource, material resource and information resource for relative abundant economic benefits.



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