Principles of Information Systems (with Online Content Printed Access Card) / Edition 10

Principles of Information Systems (with Online Content Printed Access Card) / Edition 10

by Ralph Stair, George Reynolds
     
 


Stair/Reynolds' PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 10E puts today's principles of information systems first, where they belong! This streamlined edition focuses on the core IS principles that are most important in business studies or careers. Readers gain the solid foundation to better understand the entire IS discipline and how to use IS concepts in business to… See more details below

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Stair/Reynolds' PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 10E puts today's principles of information systems first, where they belong! This streamlined edition focuses on the core IS principles that are most important in business studies or careers. Readers gain the solid foundation to better understand the entire IS discipline and how to use IS concepts in business to further the emphasis organizations now place on innovation and speed. Readers examine the changing role of today's IS professional with the most current examples and IS references available. New detailed coverage of cloud computing and new updates of forecasting demonstrate issues reshaping IS today. The most recent research on virtual communities and work structures highlights how social networking sites assist virtual teams. PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 10E provides insights to help any reader function more efficiently and effectively as a worker, manager, decision maker, or organizational leader in business today.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780538478298
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
704
Sales rank:
1,028,671
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents


PART I: AN OVERVIEW. 1. An Introduction to Information Systems. 2. Information Systems in Organizations. PART II: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CONCEPTS. 3. Hardware: Input, Processing, and Output Devices. 4. Software: Systems and Application Software. 5. Organizing Data and Information. 6. Telecommunications and Networks. 7. The Internet, Intranets, and Extranets. PART III: BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS. 8. Electronic and Mobile Commerce. 9. Enterprise Systems. 10. Information and Decision Support Systems. 11. Knowledge Management and Specialized Information Systems. PART IV: SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT. 12. Systems Development: Investigat9ion and Analysis. 13. Systems Design, Implementation, Maintenance, and Review. PART V: INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN BUSINESS AND SOCIETY. 14. The Personal and Social Impact of Computers.

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