The Analysis of MIS Systems Essay
The target is the aim that you set out to achieve and setting is how you go about it. Setting is the planning stage.
Target setting is about setting yourself a goal that you set out to achieve.
An example of target setting in the police force to tackle crime rates – Reduce crime rate would be the target and the setting would be how to go about reducing crime rates (e.g. recruit more policeman).
Example of Target Setting
Thames Valley Police have set a set a target (Target Setting) to tackle crime. They have prepared a five year strategy and this includes targets for the reduction of crimes where there has been a particular increase …show more content…
The budget should be strictly controlled because if it wasn’t this could result in over expenditure of unnecessary things. This would be a waste of government and public money.
I will arrive at a budget using the following scenario:
I will be manning a police station for a five year period and will have to take into account the capital and annual costs.
12 constables at £21,000 = £252,000 x3 shifts
£252,000 x3 = £756,000
2 sergeants at £30,000 = £60,000 x3 shifts
£60,000 x3 = £180,000
1 Admin = £15,000
1 Inspector = £38,000
Total expenditure on wages = £989,000 pa (x5 for 5 year period)
I will be needing three cars at my police station. Two of which I will purchase and the third will be a sponsor car.
Purchase of two cars = £20,000 x 2 = £40,000
Running of cars = £5,000
Total expenditure on cars = £40,000
Running of cars = £5,000 pa (x5 for 5 year period)
Equipment and Administration costs
Equipment will include things such as