Decision Support Systems
The concept explains the usefulness of decision support systems for organisational problem solving. It describes the types of decision support systems available, their advantages and limitations, as well as real case studies of firms using DSS across different industries and sectors.
Decision Support Systems Definition
Decision Support Systems (DSS) are interactive computer-based systems that enable people to use IT communications, data, documents, knowledge and models to solve problems and make decisions. DSS are intended to improve and speed-up the processes by which people make and communicate decisions. However, they are designed to be auxiliary systems instead of replacing skilled decision makers (Power, 2002).
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- Arnott, D., Dodson, G. (2008) Decision Support Systems Failure. In Burstein, F., Holsapple, C.W. (ed.). Handbook on Decision Support Systems 1. Springer.
- Arnott, D., Pervan, G. (2008) Eight Key Issues for the Decision Support Systems Discipline. Decision Support Systems, 44, pp.657-672.
- Burstein, F., Holsapple, C.W. (2008) Handbook on Decision Support Systems 1. Springer.
- Carlson, B., Chen, Y., Hong, M., Jones, R., Larson, K., Ma, X., Nieuwesteeg, P., Song, H., Sperry, K., Tackett, M., Taylor, D., Wan, J., Zak, E.(2012) MISO Unlocks Billions in Savings Through the Application of Operations Research for Energy and Ancillary Services Markets Interfaces, 42, pp.58-73.
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