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Sprague and Carlson, 1982

Sprague and Carlson concluded in 1982 that "DSS comprise a class of information system that draws on transaction processing systems and interacts with the other parts of the overall information system to support the decision-making activities of managers and other knowledge workers in organizations." (p. 9)

from Sprague, R. H., and E. D. Carlson. Building Effective Decision Support Systems. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1982.

appeared in DSS News, February 11, 2001, Vol. 2, No. 4