Journal of Management Information Systems

Volume 2 Number 4 1986 pp. 85-97

Systems to Think With: A Response to "A Vision for Decision Support Systems"

Weber, E Sue

ABSTRACT: This paper addresses the question of how Decision Support Systems, (DSS) should be designed to stimulate learning and creativity. Research has shown that increasing one's use of learning and problem-solving strategies can significantly improve performance. Based on this perspective, the DSS designer's responsibility becomes one of providing strategies that facilitate learning and creative thinking.

Key words and phrases: problem-solving strategies, creativity in decision making, decision support systems