management (noun, man-age-ment, \ ˈmænɪdʒmənt \) support (noun, sup-port, \ səˈpɔːrt \) system (noun, sys-tem, \ ˈsɪstəm \)
Definition: is a subdivision of an organization’s management information system that boosts the end-user’s capacity to retrieve information by using “query and analysis functions” that help generate “what if” potential scenarios, navigate inside various company-wide databases, and other similar purposes. A management support system can provide a company’s management with information on how to improve its planning procedures and tighten the decision-making process by using different data sources and tools.
In a Sentence:
Our firm could greatly benefit from purchasing a management support system application. It will allow us to enhance our administrative record-keeping and grant us more control over sensitive company information.
Leg-and-Ary has recently purchased a management support system module from Simple Solutions. The company’s directors hope to use this software to increase their control over the organization’s operations.
Synonyms and related words: management information system, cash flow management, decision support system, management system