Management Information Systems / Edition 8

Management Information Systems / Edition 8

by James A. O'Brien, George Marakas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073511544

ISBN-13: 9780073511542

Pub. Date: 11/25/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Management Information Systems,4/E is a higher-level,longer edition (15 chapters) with longer,more complex case studies and more IT/IS and business theory throughout. Of the 3 O'Brien books (8/e,2Ae,and MIS,4/E),the MIS,4/e has the strongest focus on managers (versus end-users)of IT/IS with an introduction to the systems approach to problem solving and IS development

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Management Information Systems,4/E is a higher-level,longer edition (15 chapters) with longer,more complex case studies and more IT/IS and business theory throughout. Of the 3 O'Brien books (8/e,2Ae,and MIS,4/E),the MIS,4/e has the strongest focus on managers (versus end-users)of IT/IS with an introduction to the systems approach to problem solving and IS development early in the book in Chapter 3. This material comes later (Chapters 10 and 11) in the 8/e and 2Ae.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073511542
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
11/25/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
656

Table of Contents

MODULE I Foundations of Information Systems
Chapter 1 Introduction to Information Systems in Business
Section I Why Study Information Systems?
Section II Why Businesses Need Information Technology
Chapter 2 Fundamentals of Information Systems
Section I Fundamental Information Systems Concepts
Section II Overview of Information Systems
Chapter 3 Solving Business Problems with Information Systems
Section I A Systems Approach to Problem Solving
Section II Developing Information System Solutions
MODULE II Information Technology: A Managerial Overview
Chapter 4 Introduction to Computer Hardware
Section I Computer Systems: End User and Enterprise Computing
Section II Computer Peripherals: Input, Output, and Storage Technologies
Chapter 5 Introduction to Computer Software
Section I Application Software: End User Applications
Section II System Software: Computer System Management
Chapter 6 Introduction to Business Telecommunications
(and more...)

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