Difference between Formal and informal System In Management information System.

1. Formal System:

  • Formal system is a system that is designed and developed using a set of well-established organizational policies, procedures, and principles, guidelines to coordinate and facilitate communication between different functional units and the processes they support, and to meet the overall information needs of the business.

2. Informal System:

  • Informal Systems is the systems created by ad hoc, informal work groups to support information needs that cannot be met by formal systems. These are powerful systems that meet unique needs and thrive in many organizations.
Informal systems do not follow any formal or pre established rules for collecting, processing, storing, or disseminating data:
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