MIS System View of Business

The systems approach provides an overall view of an organization’s activities whereby an organization is separated into identifiable subsystems or departments. All such departments are interdependent and perform specific tasks of work which contribute to the organization’s goals.The simplest model of a business system consist of basic elements, they are

  • Input, 
  • Processes, 
  • Output and 
  • Feedback.

A systems view regards business operations as systems embedded within a larger environmental setting.The systems view:

  1. Reduces complexity
  2. Requires good objectives
  3. Emphasizes working together
  4. Acknowledges interconnections
  5. Values feedback

Eg. of system view: Computer

Elements of computer are: Monitor, CPU, Printer etc

Basic goals: Data Processing