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Code No: 321201 III B.Tech. II-Semester Supplementary Examinations, November-2003 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (Common to Computer Science and Information Technology) Time: 3 hours Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks --1. 2. 3. Draw the structure of MIS. Explain its functions. Why is positive reinforcement a more effective intervention strategy than punishment? Describe the Basic Information Systems in a functional organisation under the heads (a) Product Development (b) Operations/Manufacturing (c) Marketing and (d) Finance/Administration. What do you understand by the term “Project Planning and Control Cycle” with respect to the MIS Project implementation. Illustrate by means of a chart. Programmed decision making is a common occurrence in the manufacturing sub-system. Illustrate by means of a chart how the relevant data base and the relevant sub-systems are linked up using the computerized system. Explain file organization techniques. Discuss the information requirements related to a sub-system in a banking system. Explain control and maintenance of MIS in detail. “When it comes to implementation of MIS one has to look into the human aspect of organization.” What kind of pitfalls one will encounter if one fails to take heed of this? ### Max. Marks: 80

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Code No: 321201 III B.Tech. II-Semester Supplementary Examinations, November-2003 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (Common to Computer Science and Information Technology) Time: 3 hours Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks --1. 2. 3. Distinguish between decision support systems and expert systems. Discuss the impact of groups on organizational and individual effectiveness. “Financial Information System is basically dependent on other information systems for providing management information for planning and control”. Explain this with reference to the integration of operating systems with Accounting and Financial Information Systems. Illustrate by means of a chart how the integration of sub systems through the information flow in the production/operations system. Explain what is meant by the Economic Order Quantity and Illustrate how a system can be devised for calculating the EOQ for the different items in the inventory given the stock holding cost, ordering cost and stock out cost. Prepare the conceptual document report. What are the features and considerations for a system design? What environmental changes can affect the control and maintenance of MIS? Explain in detail. What are the causes of problems of MIS implementation? How would you attempt to solve it? ### Max. Marks: 80

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Code No: 321201 III B.Tech. II-Semester Supplementary Examinations, November-2003 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (Common to Computer Science and Information Technology) Time: 3 hours Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks --1. 2. 3. What is the role of expert systems in MIS ? Explain in detail. What is the path-goal theory of leadership? What is the leader’s function in this conceptualization? Explain the important features of marketing information system by giving the key inputs to the systems, the outputs generated by the system and a chart giving the linkage between the inputs and outputs. What are business plans? Explain in detail. How is a data base designed? Explain the constraints. What is a data base? Explain the best known approaches to the development of a data base. Discuss internal problems, responsibility initiation of maintenance project and plan related MIS maintenance. What are the causes of problems of MIS at design stage? What is the remedy? ### Max. Marks: 80

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Code No: 321201 III B.Tech. II-Semester Supplementary Examinations, November-2003 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (Common to Computer Science and Information Technology) Time: 3 hours Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks --1. 2. 3. Define a MIS and describe several types of Management Information Systems. What are the four ‘Selfs’ in the Johari window? What implications does each have for inter personal conflict? Explain the salient features of a personnel information system and illustrate the various inputs to the system and the outputs generated by system. Explain their usefulness to the specific tasks of the personnel function. What are the steps in business system planning? Explain various design strategies. Explain any two ways of testing a MIS just designed. What are the major steps involved in MIS implementation? Discuss in brief. What are the basic limitations of MIS? ### Max. Marks: 80

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