Master of Business Administration (MBA) Examination

III Semester

(Management Information System)

Time : 3 Hours)                                                                                               [Max. Marks : 80

1.         (a) "MIS support organisations business operations, decision making by their managers and give them a competitive advantage." Clarify the above statement.

            (b) Explain 'Pyramidal Structure' of MIS.

2.         (a) Why feedback is considered as an important factor in System Concept ?

            (b) Sometimes Resistance and Manager's Frustrations exist with the MIS. Why?

3.         Explain planning, implementing and controlling MIS.

4.         What is Flow Chart ? What are the advantages of using flow chart?

            What are the limitations associated with it ? Draw a flow chart to generate Fibonacci series.

5.         Explain :

            (a) Computer Systems Software.

            (b) Application Software.

            (c) Telecommunication System.

6.         (a) How will you differentiate Programmed Decisions and Non-Programmed Decisions? Explain by taking suitable examples.

            (b) "Are there any limitations to MIS?" If yes, give reasons to support your answer.

7.         (a) "Decision Making Process is different at different levels of management." Explain the above statement.

            (b) Distinguish between MIS and DSS.

.8.        (a) Emphasis should be given on security and control issues in Information System. Justify.

            (b) Write short notes on the following :

            (i)         Input Output Design.

            (ii)        Form Design.