International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online)

Decision Support Capabilities of Enterprise Management Information System: An Empirical Research
Salamatu Bellah Conteh, Yuan Yijun

Abstract
This paper employs quantitative research approach to unearth how the use of management information system (MIS) leads to certain decision-support capabilities among mining companies in Sierra Leone and in the process explores the moderating role of information access and information quality. By identifying the levels of decision support capabilities and MIS use, valuable insight is provided for local businesses on how to achieve IT capability and competitiveness. The correlation analysis demonstrates that all the variables except for speed of decision making had significant impact on the use of information system. The regression result further shows that information access and information quality moderate the impact MIS use have on decision support capabilities. The outcome of the paper can be of benefit to business executives in terms of simplifying their day to day decision making process based on the timely and relevant information. Management information system also ensures the information quality and speed of the decision making process which serve as valuable assets for business managers.

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