engines.Example an organization like Mzumbe university improve its management system bymanaging some data which then can be used by the workers for conducting someresearches or for references.Usetechnology to manage information:Since managers have to use information during the process of planning andorganizing organizational activities, they have to use technology to managethis information and access it at any time.
Usingtechnological systems like management information systems, managers willbe in position to execute important decision and actions required in businessgrowth and development.U1 Use technology to manage businesscontacts: Managers or business owners can use contactmanagement systems to organize and manage business contacts. These contacts canbe for customers, suppliers, or business partners. As a business grows andexpands, also the number of contacts for customers and suppliers will increase,this will demand for a technological system, to help you keep these contactsand retrieve them at any time. You can start by organizing your contacts;separate your customers from your suppliers or partners.
You should alwaysupdate the contact list of your customers, because some stay, while others go.Usetechnology for human resource management: After theplanning process, the business owner will have to execute their goals. During this process, they will need human which will help in accomplishingspecific tasks. Some of this labor can be skilled labor or semi-skilled labor.
The manager or business owner can use technological tools like theinternet to post on online job entries. After this process, they can usetechnological tools to illustrate tasks for each employee and also usetechnology to monitor the performance of each employee. Example all most allorganizations use the information technology through internet in announcing jobpost, and people can apply online.Thefollowing are the application of information technology in inter organizations,An interorganizational system,IOS, refers to the way combined businesses manage their relationships betweenone another and their clients or customers. Businesses that sell similar itemsor services, or require the help of other businesses to complete the sale of aproduct are unquestionably linked in the market.
An IOS system ensures thatcommunication between these businesses is efficient, creates healthycompetition and improves the services delivered to clients and customers. Theapplication of information technology in inter organizations are as followsInformation technology improvecompetition, as there are some relationships betweendifferent business partners or companies, through the use of informationtechnology these partners can increase some innovations to the business so thatthey can be not the same with their competitor, the issue of competitionincreases the goodness and the quality of products in the market. For example,transportations companies they can have relationship but through application ofinformation technology each company concentrate on improving its services totheir customers, hence competition.Supply chain management,refers to the network and communication between interconnected businesses thatdepend on one another to deliver a product or service to the public. Aninterorganizational system creates automated communication betweeninterconnected businesses, or information that is programmed to update itself,with minimal manual operation from a worker. Example the company’s that practicesupply chain management are like the coca cola company, Zara company Colgate,amazon and other many companies. Basing on coca cola company, the main officeis located in Atlanta but their products are distributed to virtually everycountry in the world.Technology exchange, Runningan IOS requires the use of technology.
Phones, computers, internet andintelligent computer programs and software are used to send and receivemessages and store and interpret data. When one company implements and uses anew technology in an IOS system, uniting companies automatically benefit fromthis discovery. Technology is exchanged easily and encourages creators todevelop new products and programs. For example, the inter organization has ledto the relationship between company’s inside the country and companies outsidethe country, this relation has led to the exchange of technology.Reduce business risk,every business takes risks during the process of production.
These risksinclude safety, financial and operational risks. An effective ISO systemreduces these risks, making sure each aspect of the business is being watched.The system provides checks and balances that hold each aspect of the companyaccountable to one another and joining companies.Otherapplications of information technology in inter organization are U1