MBA 858 – Database Management Application System (2014)

NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA

14-16 AHMADU BELLOW WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS

SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

EXAMINATION

 

COURSE CODE: MBA 858                                                    COURSE UNITS: 2

COURSE TITLE: Database Management Application System

TIME ALLOWED: 2HRS

Instructions:   1. Attempt question Number one (1) and any other Two (2).

  1. Question number 1 is compulsory and carries 30 marks, while the other

    questions carry equal marks each

 

  1. Present all your points in coherent and orderly manner

 

1a)   Is the form and use of information and decision support in e-business changing and

expanding?  Why or why not?

 

1b)   As a Database Administrator, what would you consider as the benefit of Database

Management System to an organization.

 

2)     Has the growth of self-directed teams to manage work in organizations changed the

need for strategic, tactical, and operational decision making in business?

 

3)     What is the difference between the ability of a manager to retrieve information

instantly on demand using an MIS, and the capabilities provided by a DSS?

 

4)    Refer to the Real World Case.  Are e-business decision support products evolving into

hybrid systems that combine MIS, OLAP, DSS, AI, and other related capabilities?  Give

examples to illustrate your answer.

 

5)   In what ways does using an electronic spreadsheet package provide you with the capabilities of a decision support system?

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