A management information system (MIS) focuses on the management of information systems to provide efficiency and effectiveness of strategic decision making. The concept may include systems termedtransaction processing systemdecision support systemexpert system, or executive information system. The term is often used in the academic study of businesses and has connections with other areas, such asinformation systemsinformation technologyinformaticse-commerce and computer science; as a result, the term is used interchangeably with some of these areas.Management information systems (plural) as an academic discipline studies people, technology, organizations, and the relationships among them.[1] This definition relates specifically to "MIS" as a course of study in business schools.

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