Top management transformed as EIS arrives
Executive information systems (EISs) enable business executives with little or no prior computer or keyboard knowledge to access both internal and external information formatted for management decision making. EISs employ automated communications and interrogation programs to collect summary data from a user's company database. Any EIS must address two dynamic issues: how to update existing data, and how to incorporate organizational changes into the updating process.
Publication Name: Accountancy
Perils of the combo mambo
More people are combining Western medicine with herbs to cure their ailments. Some herbs lessen the side effects of potent drugs or, conversely, supplement a certain drug's effects. However, not all drug-herb cocktails are beneficial. It is always wise to consult a health professional first.
Publication Name: Utne Reader
Subject: General interest
I'm O.K., you're selfish
Responses to a New York Times survey on Americans' perceptions of individualism are discussed. Issues include the differences between utilitarian individualism and expressive individualism and the tensions in Americans' sense of self.
Publication Name: The New York Times Magazine
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