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Management Information Systems: Business and Support Systems

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Define a decision support system (DSS).
What is the difference between management information systems and decision support systems?
Describe the different components of a decision support system and explain each one.
Think of an example where a decision support system helps with making internal decisions.

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InformationBuilders.com (2010) defines "Decision Support Systems (DSS) (as) a specific class of computerized information system that supports business and organizational decision-making activities. A properly designed DSS is an interactive software-based system intended to help decision makers compile useful information from raw data, documents, personal knowledge, and or business models to identify and solve problems and make decisions" ...

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