CS507 Assignment 1 Solution and Discussion


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    Virtual University of Pakistan
    Assignment No. 01 Fall 2019
    CS507: Information Systems
    Due date: 15 Nov 2019
    Total Marks: 20
    Obtained Marks_____
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    Virtual University of Pakistan
    Objective
    All questions in this assignment cover the topics from lecture 1 to 9. For all questions your answer must be concise, to the point and compact not more than 4 to 5 lines.
    The objective of this assignment is to;

    1. Evaluate the student understandings in the basic organizational concepts 2. Evaluate the understandings of management information systems
    2. Evaluate the students understanding in decision making approaches
      Instructions to solve Assignment
      This assignment contains 4 questions; you are required to solve all of them. It should be clear that your assignment will not get any credit if:
      • The assignment is submitted after due date.
      • The assignment is not in the required format.
      • The submitted assignment does not open or file is corrupt.
      • Assignment is copied (partial or full) from any source (websites, forums,
      students, etc.)
      • Assignment sent by email will not be accepted.
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    Virtual University of Pakistan
    Question No 1: (5+5 Marks)
    The board of directors of a famous multinational hotel has approved a new restructuring plan for the organization. The new plan is expected to improve routine activities, task ownership and smooth reporting of overall operations with expedition of decision processes. It includes numerous changes in terms of classification of jobs and differentiation of responsibilities, identification of stakeholders and their roles, inter-department and intra-department authority delegation. All correspondences have to be examined by department heads and most of departmental matters are decided at their level. Issues falling out of the scope or lacking clarity are escalated to higher management. Departments such as human relations management, marketing, finance and business development has strong dependencies on other departments and all departments work proactively with each other, however, inter-departmental decisions are required to be approved by higher management who requires the regular reports from the departmental heads on various issues.
    a) management and what are the b) Give any 3 points that shows how Business Environment affects hotel industry?
    Question No 2: (5 Marks)
    There are different decision making approaches depending on the nature and type of the problem or issue. You are required to discuss different types of decision making approaches briefly and what approach would be applied to solve the problems related to following situations.

    1. Recruitment in an organization 2.
    2. Natural disaster
    3. Selection of a University for higher Studies
      Question No 3: (5 Marks)
      Computer based information management systems help large organizations in various aspects like simplifying the decision processes, strategic planning, control of management, operational control and processing of transactions etc. As a system analyst you are required to enlist and briefly discuss the enabling technologies/components that an information system depends on.
      Note: Assignment Solutions only in MSWORD format shall be accepted,
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      Which organizational structure is followed by this hotel
      challenges of that structure?
      Withdraw Amount from an account
      Labor walkout in a factory
      Employee salaries distribution
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    @zaasmi said in CS507 Assignment 1 Solution and Discussion:

     A Survey Conducted by HR Department For Employee Satisfaction
     A survey conducted by an independent recruitment consulting firm for salary ranking by
    profession
     Financial Assets Consolidation report
     ISO Quality standards
     Standard Operating Procedures to handle external issues
     KSE Stocks Status Market Status
     Local Labor Law
    Note: Assignment Solutions only in MSWORD format shall be accepted,

    A Survey Conducted by HR Department For Employee Satisfaction Internal
    A survey conducted by an independent recruitment consulting firm for salary ranking by profession External
    Financial Assets Consolidation report Internal
    ISO Quality standards External
    Standard Operating Procedures to handle external issues Internal
    KSE Stocks Status Market Status External
    Local Labor Law External

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    @zaasmi said in CS507 Assignment 1 Solution and Discussion:

    (b) Enlist at least two distinct information requirements for each of the above sector (4 Marks)

    1. Manufacturing Sector
      Agriauto Industries limited.
      a) Material Resource Planning (MRP)
      b) Exemtive Support System (ESS)
      Ferozsons Laboratories Limited.
      a) Transactional Processing System (TPS)
      b) Entexprise Resource Planning System (RUM)

    2. Service Sector
      Balance Cargo Company Services Limited.
      a) Resources Management System
      b) Delivery Management System
      Friends CCTV Services.
      a) Customer Management
      b) Customer services

    3. Trading Sector
      Sheikh Combined Industries Ltd.
      a) Stock Management System
      b) Customer Management System
      Yamaha Motors Pakistan.
      a) Supplier Management b) Accounts Management


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    @zaasmi said in CS507 Assignment 1 Solution and Discussion:

    Trading Sector

    1. Shaikh Combined Industries(Pst) Ltd Lahore Pakistan dealing in Textile.
    2. Yamaha Motor Pakistan provide motor bikes to the customers.

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    @zaasmi said in CS507 Assignment 1 Solution and Discussion:

    Service Sector

    1. Balance International Cargo Services prides itself 011 offering Unfailing, committed and attentive services to all of our customers.
    2. Founded in 2008, Friends CCTV Service Systems specialist in the design, installation and mintenance of high quality security systems to Pakistan and the Home Counties. Our senores Include:

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    @zaasmi said in CS507 Assignment 1 Solution and Discussion:

    Manufacturing Sector

    1. The company is one of the leading automotive components manufacturers in the private sector and the first company in Pakistan to acquire TS16949 certification.
    2. Engages in the manufacturing and trading of pharmaceutical products. It produces tablets, capsules, synips, suspension, creams, and ointments.

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    Total Marks: 20
    Obtained Marks
    Virtual University of Pakistan
    Assignment No. 01 Spring 2020
    CS507: Information Systems
    Due date: 22nd May 2020
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    Virtual University of Pakistan
    Objectives
    All questions in this assignment cover the topics from lecture 1 to 6. For all questions your answer must be concise, to the point and compact not more than 4 to 5 lines.
    The objective of this assignment is to;

    1. Evaluate the student understandings in the basic organizational concepts
    2. Evaluate the student understandings in the management styles
    3. Evaluate the understandings of information resources
      Instructions to solve Assignment
    4. This assignment contains two questions, students are required to solve both.
    5. Students should prepare the solution and upload on LMS as soon as possible
      without waiting for the due date in order to avoid issues resulting from the
      internet connectivity or power failures etc.
    6. Assignment should be solved using Time New Roman format and Size of 12.
      It should be clear that your assignment will not get any credit if:
      • The assignment is submitted after due date.
      • The assignment is not in the required format (Only MSWord Format is allowed)
      • The submitted assignment does not open or file is corrupt.
      • Assignment is copied (partial or full) from any source (websites, forums, students, etc.)
      • Assignment sent by email will not be accepted.
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    Question no 1:
    (6+4 marks)
    Virtual University of Pakistan
    (a) Different types of organizations have different information requirements. Your task is to identify at least two famous Pakistani organizations and their category based on size for each of the following sectors. (6 Marks)

    1. Manufacturing Sector
    2. Service Sector
    3. Trading Sector
      (b) Enlist at least two distinct information requirements for each of the above sector (4 Marks)
      Question no 2: (5+5 marks)
      There are different sources of information e.g. internal and external for organizational usage. Following sources of information are used by a newly developed organization for decision making purposes. You are required to indicate the type as “Internal” or “External” source of information from the given list. And how would you know that the information form these sources is ideal for decision making?
       A Survey Conducted by HR Department For Employee Satisfaction
       A survey conducted by an independent recruitment consulting firm for salary ranking by
      profession
       Financial Assets Consolidation report
       ISO Quality standards
       Standard Operating Procedures to handle external issues
       KSE Stocks Status Market Status
       Local Labor Law
      Note: Assignment Solutions only in MSWORD format shall be accepted,
      Best of Luck
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