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management information system

[′man·ij·mənt ‚in·fər′mā·shən ‚sis·təm]
(communications)
A communication system in which data are recorded and processed to form the basis for decisions by top management of an organization. Abbreviated MIS.

Management Information System

(application)
(MIS) A computer system, usually based on a mainframe or minicomputer, designed to provide management personnel with up-to-date information on an organisation's performance, e.g. inventory and sales. These systems output information in a form that is useable by managers at all levels of the organisation: strategic, tactical, and operational. A good example of an MIS report is an annual report for a stockholder (a scheduled report).

[Que's Computer User's Dictionary Second Edition, 1992].
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