Decision Support System

Published by MBA Skool Team, Last Updated: April 16, 2016

What is Decision Support System?

Decision Support System as the name suggests is a system (mostly electronic) which aids or support business or process decisions. It can be a dashboard based system for senior management or detailed information system which can help in processes.


A DSS is advantageous in the following ways:-

  • Informed decision making
  • Timely problem solving
  • Improved efficiency
  • Better learning


For example:-A DSS can present and analyze sales trends. DSS can give dashboard of all the employees who are due for confirmation or may be are on leave more than 3 days.


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