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Chapters cover what instructors want students to know about MIS while Extended Learning Modules (XLMs) show students what they can do with MIS. A contemporary writing style and a wealth of examples engage students. Arranged with chapter opening cases that highlight how an organization has successfully implemented many of the chapter’s concepts and chapter closing cases that help students apply what they just learned gives students the hands-on knowledge that is applicable in both their personal and professional experiences.
Stephen Haag is the Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Director of the MBA program in the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. Prior to being Associate Dean, Stephen served as Chair of the Department of Information Technology and Electronic Commerce in the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. Stephen holds a B.B.A. and M.B.A. from West Texas State University and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Arlington. Stephen has been teaching in the classroom since 1982 and publishing books since 1984.
Stephen is the coauthor of numerous books including "Interactions: Teaching English as a Second Language" (with his mother and father), "Information Technology: Tomorrow's Advantage Today" (with Peter Keen), "Excelling in Finance," and more than 40 books within the "I-Series." He has also written numberous articles appearing in such journals as Communications of the ACM, Soio-Economic Planning Siences, the International Journal of Systems Science, Managerial and Decision Economics, Applied Economics, and the Australian Journal of Management.
Maeve Cummings is a professor of Information Systems at Pittsburg State University. She holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science and an M.B.A. from Pittsburg State, and a Ph.D. in Information Systems from the University of Texas at Arlington. She has published in various journals including the Journal of Global Information Management and the Journal of Computer Information Systems. She serves on various editorial boards and is a coauthor of two concepts books within the I-Series. Maeve has been teaching for 20 years and lives in Pittsburg, Kansas, with her husband, Slim.
Chapter 1  The Information Age in Which You Live: Changing the Face of Business
Chapter 2  Major Business Initiatives: Gaining Competitive Advantage with IT
Chapter 3  Databases and Data Warehouses: Building Business Intelligence
Chapter 4  Decision Support and Artificial Intelligence: Brainpower for Your Business
Chapter 5  Electronic Commerce: Strategies for the New Economy
Chapter 6  Systems Development: Phases, Tools, and Techniques
Chapter 7  Enterprise Infrastructure, Metrics, and Business Continuity Planning: Building and Sustaining the Dynamic Enterprise
Chapter 8  Protecting People and Information: Threats and Safeguards
Chapter 9  Emerging Trends and Technologies: Business, People, and Technology Tomorrow
XLM A  Computer Hardware and Software
XLM B  The World Wide Web and the Internet
XLM C  Designing Databases and Entity-Relationship Diagramming
XLM D  Decision Analysis with Spreadsheet Software (Office 2007)
XLM E  Network Basics
XLM H  Computer Crime and Digital Forensics
XLM J  Implementing a Database with Microsoft Access (Office 2007)
Group Projects On the OLC:
XLM D  Decision Analysis with Spreadsheet Software (Office 2003)
XLM F  Building a Web Page with HTML
XLM G  Object-Oriented Technologies
XLM I  Building an E-Portfolio
XLM J  Implementing a Database with Microsoft Access (Office 2003)
XLM K  Careers in Business
XLM L  Building Web Sites with FrontPage
XLM M  Programming in Excel with VBA