Essentials of Management Information Systems / Edition 8

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Overview

Key Benefit: This brief text is ideal for courses on quarter systems and those that combine a MIS text with hands-on software, projects, or case studies.
Key Topics: These authoritative authors continue to define the MIS course by emphasizing how business objectives shape the application of new information systems and technologies and integrating a career orientation that demonstrates the relevance of information systems to all business students regardless of their major.
Market: For introductory undergraduate courses in Information Systems taught in MIS, IS, CIS, Business and Management departments.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780136025795
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 1/11/2008
  • Series: Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 1,248,174
  • Product dimensions: 8.48 (w) x 10.84 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Table of Contents

PREFACE xv
I Information Systems in the Digital Age 1
1 Business Information Systems in Your Career 2
2 E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems 38
3 Achieving Competitive Advantage with Information Systems 78
II Information Technology Infrastructure 113
4 IT Infrastructure: Hardware and Software 114
5 Foundations of Business Intelligence: Databases and Information Management 156
6 Telecommunications, the Internet, and Wireless Technology 188
7 Securing Information Systems 228
III Key System Applications for the Digital Age 265
8 Achieving Operational Excellence and Customer Intimacy: Enterprise Applications 266
9 E-Commerce: Digital Markets, Digital Goods 296
10 Improving Decision Making and Managing Knowledge 330
IV Building and Managing Systems 367
11 Building Information Systems and Managing Projects 368
12 Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems XXX
GLOSSARY G-1
REFERENCES R-1
INDEX I-1
PHOTO AND SCREEN SHOT CREDITS P-1
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