Item #M881 A Manager's Guide to Computer Processing, 1967. Roger Sisson, Richard Canning.

A Manager's Guide to Computer Processing, 1967.

John Wiley and Sons NY 1967, 124 pages, index, some diagrams.

Condition: Good overall, black cloth hardcover in dustjacket; exlibrary some stamps and markings on endpages and pastedowns. Binding sound and secure, pages clean.

Keywords: computers in the 1960s, administration of computers, data processing

Price: $5.00

Item Description

Includes, The Nature of Management Information Systems -- an historical perspective; components of a decision; more
THe Information Processing Business -- the flow of information; information processing as a business; information products; Characteristics of information products; comparison and contrasts;
Automated Decision Making; Information Processing Tools - data processing fiunctions; manual tools; machine-aids; electromechanical data processing tools; electronic-magnetic tools; computers; On-line, Real-Time and Time-shared;

How information Systems relate to Other Management Services; Organization and Administration - functions of the data processing department, personnel considerations etc;
The Future -- 1960s current status of computer-based information systems; total systems; management information systems; more
Further reading -- Appendix - a more detailed guide to key information processing function; operations, more.