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What is MIS & HRIS

MIS stand for: MANAGEMENT  INFORMATION  SYSTEM

MIS  is  an integrated  information  system, which is  used to provide management  with  needed information on a  regular basis .

The term system in MIS implies ORDER, ARRANGEMENT, and PURPOSE.

The information  can be  used  for   various  purposes,

-strategic planning
-delivering increased  productivity
-reducing  service cyclesImage
-reducing  product development  cycles
-reducing  marketing life cycles
-increasing  the  understanding  of  customers’ needs
-facilitating business and  process re-engineering.

MIS   can  also  be used across the  organization  as an  information utility  to

-support  policy making
-meet  regulatory  and  legislative requirements
-support  research  and  development
-support  consistent and  rapid  decision  making
-enable  effective  and efficient  utilization  of resources
-provide evidence of  business transactions
-identify  and  manage  risks
-evaluate  and document quality, performance and achievements.

MAKING INFORMATION AVAILABLE
The availability of information is fundamental to the decision making process. Decisions are made within the organization at
-STRATEGIC
-OPERATIONAL
-PROGRAMMES
-ACTIVITY LEVEL.

The  information  needs and decision making  activities  of the various  levels of management

SENIOR  MANAGEMENT
Strategic business  direction

-information  for  strategically positioning  the  organization
-competitive  analysis and  performance evaluation,
-strategic  planning and policy,
-external factors that  influence  the  direction
etc

MID LEVEL MANAGEMENT

Organizational and operational functions

-information  for  coordination  of  work units
-information  for  delivery  programmes
-evaluation  of  resources usage
-budget control
-problem  solving
-operational  planning
etc

MID  LEVEL  MANAGEMENT

Programme  management within units

-information  for  implementing programmes
-information  for  managing   programmes
-management   of  resources usage
-project scheduling
-problem  solving
-operational  planning
etc

LINE  MANAGEMENT

Activity management

-information for  routine  decision  making
-information  for  problem solving
-information  for  service delivery
etc.

MANAGEMENT  SUPPORT  SYSTEMS

The  management  oriented  support  systems   provide support to  various  levels  of  management.

Executive Information Systems allow executives to see where a problem or opportunity exists.

Decision  Support  Systems are  used  by  mid-level management to support  the  solution  of  problems that  require judgment by  the  problem solver.

Line Managers   use Management Reporting Systems for routine operational information.

FUNCTIONAL   INFORMATION  SYSTEMS

These  include

-Accounting  Information  Systems

-Marketing  Information  Systems

-Enterprise  Information  Systems

-Decision  Support  Information  Systems

-Executive    Information  Systems

-Quality  Management   Information  Systems

-Manufacturing   Information  Systems

-Financial   Information  Systems

-Human resource   Information  Systems

HRIS stand for: Human Resource Information System

Human Resources Management (HRM) is the attraction, selection, retention, development, and utilization of labor resource in order to achieve both individual and organizational objectives. Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) is an integration of HRM and Information Systems (IS). HRIS or Human resource Information system helps HR managers perform HR functions in a more effective and systematic way using technology. It is the system used to acquire, store, manipulate, analyze, retrieve, and distribute pertinent information regarding an organization’s human resources. A human resource information system (HRIS) is a system used to acquire, store, manipulate, analyze, retrieve, and distribute pertinent information about an organization’s human resources. The HRIS system is usually a part of the organization’s larger management information system (MIS) which would include accounting, production, and marketing functions, to name just a few. Human resource and line managers require good human resource information to facilitate decision-making.

Application of HRIS

HRIS can be applied in the following areas of HRM:

HR planning
Succession planning
Work force planning
Work force dynamics analysis
Staffing
Applicant recruitment and tracking
Employee data base development
Performance management
Learning and development
Compensation and benefits
Pay roll
Job evaluation
Salary survey
Salary planning
International compensation
Benefits management
Develop innovative Org. Structure
Develop IT

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Difference between MIS (human resource) and HRIS  


MIS HR  includes only
-HR STRATEGIC  HR PLANNING
-HR PLANNING
-MANPOWER  PLANNING
-SUCCESSION PLANNING
-COMPENSATION PLANS
-INDUSTRIAL  RELATIONS  PLANS
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HRIS  for  various  purposes

*HR STRATEGIC PLANNING
*human resource planning
*manpower  planning
*job analyses
*job description
*job specification
*recruitment
*selection
*performance appraisal
*performance management
*training
*development  programs
*career  planning
*job rostering
*promotions
*career development
*succession  planning
*job rotation
*job enrichment
*job multiskilling
*compensation  planning
*compensation  package development
*staff leave management
*termination  records  management
*international  staff records

STAFF  INFORMATION

department,
job title,
grade,
salary,
salary history,
position history,
supervisor,
training completed,
special qualifications,
ethnicity,
date of birth,
disabilities,
veterans status,
visa status,
benefits selected,

*promotions
*career development
*career  management
*succession  planning
*job rotation
*labor relations
*compensation  planning
*compensation  package development
*staff leave management
*termination  records  management
*employee communication
*international  staff records
*payroll  records
*pension management
*health & safety records

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