Information Systems in Management

Information Systems in Management

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The third edition of this popular text retains the solid foundation of management theory and the flexible modular format of previous editions, whilst incorporating a new, overall focus on the end user. The book deals with relations among data, information and computer processing as they occur in a wide variety of organizations. New chapters on database concepts, data communications, decision support systems, information systems and the future are included. This book should be of interest to students on introductory courses in management information systems.show more

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  • Hardback | 800 pages
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • 3rd edition
  • 0534074820
  • 9780534074821

Table of contents

Introduction to information systems. Management information concepts. Systems concepts. Information systems in the organization. Introduction to personal computers and mainframes. How a computer works. Computer software for information systems. Files and file processing. Database management. Data communications. Transaction processing systems. Management information systems. Decision support and expert systems. Office information systems. Requirements analysis. Structuring a system design. End-user development of information systems. Implementing information systems. The impact of information systems on corporate strategy. Information systems in the future. Case study module. Appendix. Glossary. Index. (Each chapter concludes with a summary, keywords, review questions, and applications problems).show more

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