Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems : Managing the Digital Firm, Second Canadian Edition

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For business majors at the undergraduate and graduate-level courses in Management Information Systems. Information systems knowledge is essential for creating competitive firms, managing global corporations, adding business value, and providing useful products and services to customers. This edition covers the fundamental concepts of Management Information Systems within a Canadian context. It complements the way this course is taught in Canada by placing more emphasis on e-Business and e-Commerce; providing an international perspective as well as further background on Canadian realities; maintaining an ideal balance between theory and application; and by shortening its length. This edition adopts a management approach to the discussion of IT. It discusses essential material within a context that attempts to match IT with an organization and its people.
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  • Hardback | 572 pages
  • 214 x 276 x 26mm | 1,460.58g
  • Prentice-Hall (Canada)
  • Scarborough, Canada
  • 2nd edition
  • 0131213520
  • 9780131213524

Table of contents

I. ORGANIZATIONAL FOUNDATIONS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGY. 1. Managing the Digital Firm: Canada and the World. 2. Information Systems in the Organization. 3. Information Systems, Organizations, Management, and Strategy. 4. The Digital Firm: Electronic Business and Electronic Commerce. 5. Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues in the Information Age. II. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE. 6. Hardware and Software. 7. Managing Data Resources. 8. Telecommunications and Networks. 9. The Internet and Its Infrastructure. III. CREATING AND MANAGING INFORMATION SYSTEMS. 10. Systems Development. 11. Information Systems, Security, Quality, and Control. 12. Information as a Critical Resource: Information Resource Management. IV. HIGHER-LEVEL AND GLOBAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS. 13. Decision Making in a Digital Age. 14. Knowledge-Based Information Systems. 15. Managing International Information Systems.
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