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Achieve a higher return on your investment in IS

When a business devotes resources to its information systems, it expects a positive return on its investment. So should you.

You are about to invest your own time and effort in your Information Systems Course. With Huber, Piercy, and McKeown's Information Systems: Creating Business Value, you can expect to be prepared to succeed in the modern business world. This book shows you the value of investing in IS for your career and for today's organizations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471265825
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/15/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 8.48 (w) x 10.94 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark W. Huber is Lecturer in Management Information Systems in the Terry College of Business, Director of the Terry College and Franklin College of Arts and Science Leadership Excellence and Development Program (L.E.A.D.), and a member of the UGA Teaching Academy. He has a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of Georgia. He began his faculty career at UGA in 1999 and prior to that was on the faculty at Wake Forest University and East Carolina University. During the past six years he has won nine teaching awards including recognition as Outstanding Faculty at UGA Honors Day, a Terry College Regent's Professor Award Nominee, Outstanding MIS Faculty, a Student Government Outstanding Professor Award, Alpha Kappa Psi (Professional Business Society) Outstanding Management Information Systems Teacher of the Year Award, and three UGAA Career Center Student Development Awards. Dr. Huber recently completed a 21-year Air Force career that included the creation and command of a Combat Communications Squadron and the management and development of strategic information systems projects at the Pentagon. His research interests include group support systems and team and group development. His papers have been published in the International Journal of-e-Collaboration, Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, and Communications of the Association for Information Systems. In addition to this textbook, he has co-authored a lab manual published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. in 2006. Away from school, he and his wife Lisa enjoy hiking, kayaking, and bicycling.
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Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Introduction to Information Systems.

Chapter 2. Fundamentals of Information Technology.

Chapter 3. Doing Knowledge Work to Create Business Value.


Chapter 4. Business Fundamentals and IT Strategy.

Chapter 5. IT for the Organization.

Chapter 6. Creating Connected Solutions Through IS.


Chapter 7. E-Commerce for Consumers and Organizations.

Chapter 8. E-Commerce Technologies.

Chapter 9. The Connected Enterprise: Business Partnering and Protecting.

Field Guides.

A. The Details of IT Hardware.

B. The Details of Software.

C. The Details of Networking.

D. The Details of SQL, Logical Modeling, and XML.

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