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Tomorrow’s Technology and You 8/e Chapter 12 Information Technology and Management
Information Technology and Decision Making
Management information systems
A management information system (MIS) gives a manager the information he or she needs to make decisions—typically, structured decisions—regarding the operational activities of the company.
Detail, summary, and exception reports
Database management system
Maintained by transaction processing systems
Information for decision making