Managing Information Systems

Managing Information Systems : A Strategic Approach

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Describing how managers in modern organizations use information systems to meet their organization's goals, this text concentrates on information systems as a means to managerial productivity. To achieve this goal, the book focuses on four central themes which stress creating strategic advantage, supporting managers, risks and obtaining a technological leadership position.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 800 pages
  • 202 x 258 x 24mm | 1,220.16g
  • Course Technology Inc
  • Boston, MA, United States
  • English
  • 0155002449
  • 9780155002449

Table of contents

Part I: Information Systems for Strategic Advantage. Introduction. Management and Information. Organisations as Systems of Business Processes. Strategic Advantage. Bridging Disciplines: IS Architecture for Strategic Advantage. Bridging Distances: Telecommunications Architectures for Strategic Advantage. Part II: Supporting Managers through Information Systems. Management Support Systems. Supporting Individuals through DSS, ESS, Hypermedia, and Multimedia. Supporting Groups through Groupware, Electronic Mail, and Bulletin Boards. Evaluating Management Support Systems and Usability. The Changing Role of Information Systems. Part III: Managing the Risk in the Application Life Cycle. Application Life Cycle. Application Management. Project Management. Part IV: Information Systems and Technological Leadership. Managing Technological Innovation. Technological Leadership.
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