Essentials of Management Information Systems

Essentials of Management Information Systems : United States Edition

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Practical in approach, this text prepares students for the constantly changing demands of using information systems as managers in fast-paced organizations - first by relating MIS to management, the organization and technology, focusing on the importance of integrating these elements; second by tracking emerging technologies and organizational trends; and third by consistently using examples taken from real businesses, both domestic and foreign. Key topics include: managing the digital firm; information systems in the enterprise; the strategic role of information systems in organizations and management; electronic commerce and electronic business; managing hardware and software assets; managing data resources; telecommunications and networks; the internet and the information technology infrastructure; redesigning the organization with information systems; understanding the business value of systems and managing change; managing knowledge; enhancing management decision making; information system security and control; ethical and social impact of information systems; and international case studies.
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  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 222 x 281.9 x 27.2mm | 1,419.76g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 5th edition
  • 0130087343
  • 9780130087348

Table of contents

I. ORGANIZATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND THE NETWORKED ENTERPRISE. 1. Managing the Digital Firm. 2. Information Systems in the Enterprise. 3. The Strategic Role of Information Systems in Organizations and Management Information Systems, Organizations, Management, and Strategy. 4. The Digital Firm: Electronic Commerce and Electronic Business. Part I Project: Analyzing Business Processes for an Enterprise System.II. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE. 5. Managing Hardware and Software Assets. 6. Managing Data Resources. 7. Telecommunications and Networks. 8. The Internet and the New Information Technology Infrastructure. Part II Project: Creating a New Internet Business. III. BUILDING INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN THE DIGITAL FIRM. 9. Redesigning the Organization with Information Systems. 10. Understanding the Business Value of Systems and Managing Change. Part III Project: Redesigning Business Processes for Healthlite Yogurt Company. IV. MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT SYSTEMS IN THE DIGITAL FIRM. 11. Managing Knowledge. 12. Enhancing Management Decision Making. Part IV Project: Designing an Enterprise Information Portal. V. MANAGING INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN THE DIGITAL FIRM. 13. Information System Security and Control. 14. Ethical and Social Impact of Information Systems. Part V Project: Assessing the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of a Web Site. International Case Studies.
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