personnel information system


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personnel information system

the collection of information on its employees stored by an organization. At its most basic such information will usually comprise employees' names and addresses, length of service and attendance, and will be maintained by the PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT department. It is common for this information to be kept separate from pay records (which are usually maintained by the finance department). Until the widespread adoption of computerized databases, many organizations found it difficult to analyse this information for MANPOWER PLANNING purposes; it was instead used mainly to deal with problems relating to individual employees. In addition such information was not readily available to other management departments. Nor did it generally include information on, for instance, skills and training which production departments, for instance, would find useful. A sophisticated personnel information system will comprise an extensive database capable of retrieval and analysis by all management functions.
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