Telecommunications for Managers
For Introductory Telecommunications courses.Aimed at those just beginning their exploration in the field, this easy-to-read, non-technical text presents a complete introduction to the fast-paced world of telecommunications, covering all facets of the technology and industry including both data and voice communications used by many organizations. The book uses real-life examples, references, sidebars, and case studies to illustrate the many uses of telecommunications today.
- Hardback | 758 pages
- 185.4 x 243.3 x 32.5mm | 1,306.36g
- 26 Feb 2001
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 5th edition
Table of contents
I. INTRODUCTION TO THE BUSINESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENVIRONMENT. 1. Introduction to Telecommunications. 2. External Influences on Telecommunications in the Enterprise. 3. Telecommunications Architectures and Standards. II. TELECOMMUNICATIONS APPLICATIONS-HOW THE ENTERPRISE USES TELECOMMUNICATIONS. 4. Data Communications Applications. 5. Voice Communications. III. THE USER INTERFACE TO THE NETWORK. 6. Data Terminals and Personal Computers. IV. HOW DATA IS COMMUNICATED-THE TECHNICAL DATA. 7. Data Coding. 8. Data Transmission and Modems. 9. Communications Circuits. 10. Data Link Control Procedures. V. COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS. 11. Network Fundamentals. 12. Local Area Networks. 13. Network Management and Operations. 14. Network Design and Implementation. VI. MANAGING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT. 15. Telecommunications Department Management. 16. Future Directions in Telecommunications. Appendix A. The ISO-OSI Model. Appendix B. Telecommunications Trade-Offs. Appendix C. Telecommunications Periodicals and Newsletters. Appendix D. Telecommunications Professional and User Associations. Appendix E. Organizations That Conduct Telecommunications Seminars. Appendix F. Internet World Wide Web Addresses. Appendix G. Abbreviations and Acronyms in the Text. Glossary. Index.
About Stanford H. Rowe
Stanford H. Rowe II is the Director of Communications Delivery Systems for the Dow Corning Corporation. He has extensive international experience in both Europe and Asia, where he was responsible for planning and integrating Dow Corning's network and information systems. Previously he was the corporate Manager of Telecommunications for Dow Corning. His first-hand experience provides a unique, practical insight into the design and operation of networks in business and other organizations, an important element that is missing in most books.