Ifsm Final Exam
2167 words 9 pagesFinal Exam Fall 2012
IFSM 201 –Section 7979
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Instructions: Your responses should demonstrate your understanding of the course content and your analysis and critical thinking; you are not expected to just re-iterate what is in the textbook and the course modules, but to integrate the information and apply it to the specific question. Proper APA style must be used for any citations and references that …show more content…
When a computer is designed there are many ways that devices can be placed so that these risks are minuscule. When a workstation is designed for an office or home setting, ergonomics is considered to assist employees and families with comfortable seating and positioning. Since computer technology is the primary way of learning in this generation there is much need to make sure that a workstations are designed to help prevent long-term injuries. Without the correct design, neck, back, arm and vision injuries can occur.
5. (10%) Define the term computer-based information systems. In your definition, discuss three types of information systems, the audience or level of management served by each, and how the systems benefit the organization.
Computer-based information systems, such as decision support, executive support and expert systems, is processed specific data and information for particular purposes by hardware, software, devices, network and databases. Managers who specifically deal with the act of booking use decision support systems (DSS). Higher executives would utilize the executive support system (ESS) to track and monitor their companies. What is very interesting is the use of expert systems, which is used by not only management but also non-management to analyze information as a human