Fundamentals of Information Systems (Book Only) / Edition 6

Fundamentals of Information Systems (Book Only) / Edition 6

by Ralph Stair
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0840062192

ISBN-13: 9780840062192

Pub. Date: 01/01/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Readers gain with a solid understanding of the core fundamentals of information systems (IS) today in just nine brief chapters with Stair/Reynolds' FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 6E. Readers explore the key principles of IS with a captivating overview of the IS discipline and the rapidly changing role of today's IS professional. More than 50 new references in

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Readers gain with a solid understanding of the core fundamentals of information systems (IS) today in just nine brief chapters with Stair/Reynolds' FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 6E. Readers explore the key principles of IS with a captivating overview of the IS discipline and the rapidly changing role of today's IS professional. More than 50 new references in each chapter bring the latest IS topics and examples to the forefront, while new opening vignettes, cases and special interest features clearly demonstrate the emphasis today's organizations place on innovation and speed. Readers gain an understanding of cloud computing, forecasting and some of the most recent developments affecting virtual communities, virtual teams and work structures. It's the concise IS overview readers need to function more effectively as workers, managers, decision makers, and organizational leaders in business today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780840062192
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN PERSPECTIVE. 1 An Introduction to Information Systems in Organizations. Part II: TECHNOLOGY. 2 Hardware and Software. 3 Database Systems and Business Intelligence. 4 Telecommunications, the Internet, Intranets, and Extranets. Part III: BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS. 5 Electronic and Mobile Commerce and Enterprise Systems. 6 Information and Decision Support Systems. 7 Knowledge Management and Specialized Information Systems. Part IV: SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL ISSUES. 8 Systems Development. Part V: INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN BUSINESS AND SOCIETY. 9 The Personal and Social Impact of Computers. Glossary. Index.

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