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Managing Information System

Managing Information System

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04/29/2013

 
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM
ByPriyanka SinghalDelhi
 
Table of Content
Introduction..........................................................................................................................3Honda – A manufacturing organization...............................................................................3MIS –information across various departments....................................................................5Application of MIS in Honda..............................................................................................5Kinds of MIS........................................................................................................................8Facilitation Decision Making at Three Tiers of Management...........................................10MIS – An Efficient Mean to Manage Business Process....................................................12Recommendations..............................................................................................................14Conclusions........................................................................................................................15References –.......................................................................................................................16
 
Introduction
Management Information system is a kind of system which helps in providinginformation to the organization so tat they can run efficiently. MIS can be regarded as asubset of the whole internal control processes in an organization which consists of thedocuments, applications of people, technologies and processes that are used bymanagement accountants which they use for solving business problems like pricing or costing the service or product (Bidgoli, 2010
 
). Management Information System isdifferent from the other kinds of information systems because they are applied inanalyzing the operational activities of the organization. Rationally, MIS is used for referring the group of information management techniques applied together for thesupport of decision making process in a business which is Expert Systems, ExecutiveInformation Systems and Decision Support systems (Lucey, 2005).
Honda – A manufacturing organization
Honda is the world largest producer of the motorcycles and internal combustion enginesthat are measurable by volume mainly producing more than fourteen million internalcombustion engines each year.With the progress of Honda in the manufacturing sector, it has also generated astoundingamount of data. Even though IT departments have an advantage over the improvement inthe hardware components for storing large amount of data, but still the “fact gap” existsin the Honda to met the needs of useful data at aright time to make effective and efficientdecisions.For Honda, getting right kind of information is important in today’s environment which itwas not required before, therefore reducing costs, enhanced productivity andmaximization of profits.Managers of Honda have to administer the intricacy of the supply chain, internal controland manufacturing as well as meeting the customer and distribution demands. In today’s business environment manufacturers are forced to make effective decisions on a regular  basis with the limited information system. Honda has to face mounting globalization,increased competition than before and customers whose needs are reflected in their ownfacts and opportunities of a global market.Besides maintaining proficient business, Honda has grown its emphasis on theinformation technology. With the rising needs for partnership, connectivity and speed inthe modern economy, Honda has started looking for ways to give authority to their 

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