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MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM Definition
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (MIS) is a well-developed data management system that provides uniform organizational information from all areas of the entity within a database. Information within the database is manipulated to help management reach accurate and rapid organizational decisions.
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CROSS-FOOTING is the addition of columns of figures in different ways to check the accuracy of the totals, e.g. vertically and horizontally deriving the same total in a spreadsheet.
INQUIRE / INQUIRY is to ask questions or investigate.