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Management and Office Information Systems

  • Shi-Kou Chang

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Organization Structures and Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Augusto A. Legasto Jr, Amador Muriel
      Pages 57-67
  3. Decision Support Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Edward A. Stohr, Norman H. White
      Pages 71-89
    3. Shuhshen Pan, Roger A. Pick, Andrew B. Whinston
      Pages 91-118
    4. Benn R. Konsynski, Jay F. Nunamaker
      Pages 119-132
    5. Bala V. Balachandran, Richard W. Srch
      Pages 133-153
  4. Database Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
    2. Daniel T. Lee
      Pages 183-204
    3. C. R. Carlson, Adarsh K. Arora
      Pages 205-215
    4. Robert W. Blanning
      Pages 217-235
    5. Masahito Hirakawa, Tatsuo Shimizu, Tadao Ichikawa
      Pages 237-251
    6. Edward T. Lee
      Pages 253-287
  5. Office Information Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 289-289
    2. Shi-Kuo Chang
      Pages 291-308
    3. Jyh-Sheng Ke, Ching-Liang Lin, Chiou-Feng Wang, Yuh-Ling Hwang
      Pages 323-333
    4. Yang-Chang Hong, Yui-Wei Ho, Chen-Hshin Ho, Te-Son Kuo
      Pages 335-350
    5. Kiichi Kumano, Yoshihiro Nagai, Mitsuhiro Hattori
      Pages 369-381
  6. Systems and Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 383-383
    2. Peter S. Albin, Farrokh Z. Hormozi, Stergios L. Mourgos, Arthur Weinberg
      Pages 385-400
    3. Panos A. Ligomenides
      Pages 401-414
    4. Houston H. Stokes
      Pages 415-434
    5. Samir Chakraborty
      Pages 435-450
    6. Balbir S. Dhillon, J. Natesan
      Pages 463-474
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 475-476

About this book

Introduction

Decision making is a very complex phenomenon. Modern decision makers must deal with very complex problems which are constantly changing and often ill­ structured, making modeling and analysis difficult. In order to provide support for the decision makers, computer-based information systems are designed to collect, store, process, and transport information. Recent advances in computer technol­ ogy, data communications, database systems, office automation, and knowledge engineering have made possible the design of very sophisticated information sys­ tems. However, rapid technological advances also create many problems, not the least of which is the lack of integration among the various disciplines in infor­ mation system design. Without such integration, a costly computer-based infor­ mation system is at best partially useful and at worst totally useless. The aim of this book, therefore, is to examine the various issues involved in designing man­ agement information systems, decision support systems, and office information systems for increasing productivity and providing decision support. This book is the outcome of the Workshop on Management and Office Infor­ mation Systems, which was organized by the Knowledge Systems Institute and held at Chicago, Illinois, from June 28 to 30, 1982. Twenty-seven papers from the working papers presented at that workshop were selected for inclusion in the present volume, which is organized into five parts: (I) organization structures and management, (II) decision support systems, (III) database systems, (IV) office information systems, and (V) systems and applications.

Keywords

calculus computer control database database design information system management modeling organization

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  • Shi-Kou Chang
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  1. 1.Illinois Institute of TechnologyChicagoUSA

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