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Management Information System
application (MIS) A computer system, usually based on a
personnel with up-to-date information on an organisation's
performance, e.g. inventory and sales. These systems output
information in a form that is useable by managers at all
levels of the organisation: strategic, tactical, and
operational. A good example of an MIS report is an annual
report for a stockholder (a scheduled report).
[Que's Computer User's Dictionary Second Edition, 1992].