Handbook of Management Information Systems

Handbook of Management Information Systems : A Managerial Perspective

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"Handbook of Management Information Systems" is a clear, specific, rigorous, and complete discussion regarding the design, implementation and utilization of Computer-Based Information Systems (CBIS). In an outstanding framework, it covers both human and technical issues of successful information systems design for managerial applications. It covers the existing technology of CBIS and also explores future and emerging trends and technologies by introducing information systems reengineering, security issues and measures, total quality management, information superhighway, Intranet, Extranet, electronic data interchange, global information systems, executive information systems, decision support systems, group support systems, geographic information systems, multimedia, virtual reality, expert systems, natural language processing, and applied artificial intelligence. Numerous real life cases illustrate the practical applications of this growing technology. It includes detailed discussion of the upcoming information systems technologies. It presents numerous information systems applications found in the business world.
It places heavy emphasis on human issues and the user perspective throughout the text. It presents a complete discussion of organizational, ethical and social impacts of information systems. It offers numerous review questions, and projects to facilitate the actual design of information systems. It features the most recent coverage of software products for successful information systems design.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 643 pages
  • 158 x 235.7 x 32.5mm | 1,134.63g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0120959755
  • 9780120959754

Table of contents

Information Systems Basics: Information Systems: An Overview. Hardware and Software Concepts. Database Concepts. Organizational, Social and Legal Impacts of Information Systems. Data Communications and the Internet: Data Communications Concepts. Security Issues and Measures. The Information Superhighway and Global Information Systems. The Intranet: The Internet of Your Own. Building and Utilizing Effective Information Systems: Tools and Techniques for Building Information Systems. Total Quality Management and Information Systems Reengineering. Building Effective Information Systems in Functional Areas. Information Systems in Action: Electronic Data Interchange (EDI): A New Strategic Tool. Decision Support and Executive Information Systems. Group Support Systems: Collaborative Computing Has Started. Geographic Information Systems. Multimedia and Virtual Reality Information Systems. Emerging Technologies and Applications in the Information Systems Environment: Applied Artificial Intelligence: What is Really Involved? Expert Systems Development: Putting Theory to Work. Fuzzy Logic and Hybrid Systems: Managing Imprecise Data. Neural Networks: Computers that Learn by Doing. Natural Language Processing: The Ultimate User/System Interface. Index.
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About Hossein Bidgoli

Hossein Bidgoli, Ph.D., is professor of Management Information Systems at California State University, Bakersfield. Dr. Bidgoli helped set up the first PC lab in the United States. He is the author of 40 textbooks, 26 manuals, and more than three dozen technical articles and papers on various aspects of computer applications and information systems that have been published and presented throughout the world.Dr. Bidgoli is a two-time winner of Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise Award for 1985-86 and 1988-89, School of Business and Public Administration, California State University, Bakersfield.
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