Management Information Systems / Edition 10

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Overview

Overview: The benchmark text for the syllabus organised by technology (a week on databases, a week on networks, a week on systems development, etc.) taught from a managerial perspective. O&#39Brien defines technology and then explains how companies use the technology to improve performance. Real world cases finalise the explanation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073376813
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 10/22/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 712
  • Sales rank: 364,943
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

George M. Marakas is an associate professor of Information Systems at the School of Business at the University of Kansas. His teaching expertise includes Systems Analysis and Design, Technology-Assisted Decision Making, Electronic Commerce, Management of IS Resources, Behavioral IS Research Methods, and Data Visualization and Decision Support. In addition, George is an active researcher in the area of Systems Analysis Methods, Data Mining and Visualization, Creativity Enhancement, Conceptual Data Modeling, and Computer Self-Efficacy.

George received his PhD in Information Systems from Florida International University in Miami and his MBA from Colorado State University. Throughout his academic career, George has distinguished himself both through his research and in the classroom. He has received numerous national teaching awards and his research has appeared in the top journals in his field. In addition to this text, he is also the author of three best-selling textbooks in information systems: Decision Support Systems for the 21st Century, Systems Analysis and Design: An Active Approach, and Data Warehousing, Mining, and Visualization: Core Concepts.

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Table of Contents

MODULE I Foundation Concepts 1. Foundations of Information Systems in BusinessSection I Foundation Concepts: Information Systems in BusinessSection II Foundation Concepts: The Components of Information Systems2. Competing with Information TechnologySection I Fundamentals of Strategic AdvantageSection II Using Information Technology for Strategic AdvantageMODULE II Information Technologies3. Computer HardwareSection I Computer Systems: End User and Enterprise ComputingSection II Computer Peripherals: Input, Output, and Storage Technologies4. Computer SoftwareSection I Application Software: End-User ApplicationsSection II System Software: Computer System Management5. Data Resource ManagementSection I Technical Foundations of Database ManagementSection II Managing Data Resources6. Telecommunications and NetworksSection I The Networked EnterpriseSection II Telecommunications Network AlternativesMODULE III Business Applications7. E-Business SystemsSection I e-Business SystemsSection II Functional Business Systems8. Enterprise Business SystemsSection I Getting All the Geese Lined Up: Managing at the Enterprise LevelSection II Enterprise Resource Planning: The Business BackboneSection III Supply Chain Management: The Business Network9. E-Commerce SystemsSection I e-Commerce FundamentalsSection II e-Commerce Applications and Issues10. Supporting Decision MakingSection I Decision Support in BusinessSection II Artificial Intelligence Technologies in BusinessMODULE IV Development Processes11. Developing Business/IT StrategiesSection I Planning FundamentalsSection II Implementation Challenges12. Developing Business/IT SolutionsSection I Developing Business SystemsSection II Implementing Business Systems MODULE V Management Challenges13. Security and Ethical ChallengesSection I Security, Ethical, and Societal Challenges of ITSection II Security Management of Information Technology14. Enterprise and Global Management of Information TechnologySection I Managing Information TechnologySection II Managing Global IT

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