Fundamentals of Information Systems / Edition 5

Fundamentals of Information Systems / Edition 5

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by Ralph Stair
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1423925815

ISBN-13: 9781423925811

Pub. Date: 12/31/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Now in its fifth edition, FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS continues to offer a concise overview of information systems fundamentals in a short, nine-chapter format. Students will be presented with the core IS principles, offered an overview of the IS discipline, and will learn the changing role of the IS professional. By achieving these goals, FUNDAMENTALS OF

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Now in its fifth edition, FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS continues to offer a concise overview of information systems fundamentals in a short, nine-chapter format. Students will be presented with the core IS principles, offered an overview of the IS discipline, and will learn the changing role of the IS professional. By achieving these goals, FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS will enable students, regardless of their major, to understand and use fundamental IS principles so that they can function more efficiently and effectively as workers, managers, decision makers, and organizational leaders. Each chapter has been completely updated with the latest topics and examples. Chapters have more than 50 new references; contain all new opening vignettes, Information Systems @ Work, and Ethical and Societal Issues special interest boxes; and contain examples of actual individuals and organizations using IS to their benefit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423925811
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/31/2008
Series:
Available Titles Skills Assessment Manager (SAM) - Office 2010 Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(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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Fundamentals of Information Systems 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is worthless as a ebook on nook, you might as well get it on coursesmart instead
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