Benefits of Decision Support Systems

  • Roger Alan Pick
Part of the International Handbooks Information System book series (INFOSYS)


The benefits of a decision support system (DSS) can be subtler than those of other systems. This chapter identifies benefits from various DSSs as described in the literature and categorizes them according to their effects on various phases of the problem-solving process. The chapter also outlines techniques for assessing the benefits of a DSS before and after implementation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger Alan Pick
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  1. 1.Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public AdministrationUniversity of MissouriKansas CityUSA

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