Author(s): Adel Al-Dhuwaihi, Ruslan Alqadasi
This study aims to determine the degree of use of management information systems among academic leaders at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University during the decision-making process and to identify the quality of administrative decision-making among the academic leaders. In addition, it seeks to reveal the relationship between the degree of use of management information systems and the quality of the administrative decisions. In order to achieve the objectives of this study, a descriptive approach was used with a sample of 62 academic leaders at the university. A questionnaire was used to collect data. The results showed that the degree of use of management information systems among the academic leaders in making administrative decisions was high in all areas, with an average rating of 3.7. Moreover, the quality of administrative decision-making was very high, with the average rating of 4.08. A strong positive relationship was found between the degree of use of management information systems and the quality of administrative decision-making in three areas: (a) problem formulation and data collection, (b) formulation and evaluation of alternatives, and (c) decision-making, its implementation, follow-up, and evaluation.