There are various reasons behind the use of EIS. Some of the reasons are:
To support managerial learning about the organization, its work processes, and its interaction with the external environment. This reason is the primary one since the decision can be made better if the mangers are well informed.
To allow timely access to the information so that the information can be used by the needful employee in time. This timely access also puts impact on the learning process. To direct management attention to specific problem area of the business