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Management Information Systems

ISBN-10: 0131889184
ISBN-13: 9780131889187
Edition: 10th 2007 (Revised)
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Description: Focusing on the role of the manager within an organisation, this text emphasises the development of computer-based information systems to support an organisation's objectives and strategic plans.

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Book details

List price: $184.40
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.266
Language: English

Focusing on the role of the manager within an organisation, this text emphasises the development of computer-based information systems to support an organisation's objectives and strategic plans.

Preface
Essential Concepts
Introduction to Information Systems
History of Information Systems
Introduction to Computer Architecture
Introduction to Communications Architecture
The Evolution in Computer Applications
Information System Users
Managers as Information System Users
The Role of Information in Management Problem Solving
The Future of Information Technology
Highlights in MIS - The World's Smallest Logic Circuit
Summary
Key Terms
Key Concepts
Questions
Topics for Discussion
Problems
Notes
Case Problem - Freeway Ford
Case Problem - Spending on Personal Computers
Information Systems for Competitive Advantage
The Firm and Its Environment
Managing the Physical Resource Flows-Supply Chain Management
Competitive Advantage
Challenges from Global Competitors
Challenges in Developing Global Information Systems
Knowledge Management
Strategic Planning for Information Resources
Highlights in MIS - 9/11-Not the End of Globalization
Summary
Key Terms
Key Concepts
Questions
Topics for Discussion
Problems
Notes
Case Problem - Water Equipment Technology Company of Mexico
Case Problem - A Day Late, and Thousands of Dollars Short
Using Information Technology to Engage in Electronic Commerce
Electronic Commerce
Business Intelligence
E-Commerce Strategy and Interorganizational Systems
The Interorganizational System
B2C Strategies for E-Commerce
The Next Step for E-Commerce
Using the Internet
Highlights in MIS - Get Your Red Hot Web Domain Here
Cyberspace and the Information Superhighway
Business Applications of the Internet
Suggestions for Successful Internet Use
Future Impact of the Internet on Business
Summary
Key Terms
Key Concepts
Questions
Topics for Discussion
Problems
Notes
Case Problem - A Buck More
Case Problem - Less Painful Parking Tickets
System Users and Developers
The Business Organization
The Information Services Organization
The Information Services Organizational Structure
End-User Computing
Users as an Information Resource
Education Criteria, Knowledge, and Skills Needed for Careers in Information Services
Managing the Knowledge Represented by the Firm's Information Resources
Office Automation
The Virtual Office
The Virtual Organization
Highlights in MIS - Videoconferencing Alternatives
Putting the System Users and Information Specialists in Perspective
Highlights in MIS - A Successful KM Development Project at Nortel Networks
Summary
Key Terms
Key Concepts
Questions
Topics for Discussion
Problems
Notes
Case Problem - Cyber U
Information Resources
Computing and Communications Resources
Hardware
Highlights in MIS - Blue Gene
Personal Computing Devices
Highlights in MIS - The Impact of Wireless Networks-Convenient but Vulnerable
Software
Highlights in MIS - Slow Computers and Spyware
Communications
Network Types
The Convergence of Computing and Communications
Summary
Key Terms
Key Concepts
Questions
Topics for Discussion
Problems
Notes
Case Problem - Special Salmon
Database Management Systems
Data Organization
Database Structures
A Relational Database Example
Creating a Database
Using the Database
Highlights in MIS - It Can Be Healthy to Mine the Corporate Database
Database Personnel
Putting Database Management Systems in Perspective
Summary
Key Terms
Key Concepts
Questions
Topics for Discussion
Problems
Notes
Case Problem - Pets to People
Systems Development
The Systems Approach
The Systems Development Life Cycle
The Traditional SDLC
Prototyping
Rapid Application Development
Phased Development
Business Process Redesign
Putting the Traditional SDLC, Prototyping, RAD, Phased Development, and BPR in Perspective
Systems Development Tools
Process Modeling
Project Management
Project Cost Estimating
Highlights in MIS - A Quick Fix for IT at the FBI? Think Again
Summary
Key Terms
Key Concepts
Questions
Topics for Discussion
Problems
Notes
Case Problem - Saint James Hospital
Information in Action
Information as a Critical Success Factor
The Transaction Processing System
Organizational Information Systems
Customer Relationship Management
Data Warehousing
Information Delivery
OLAP
Data Mining
Highlights in MIS - Casinos Lead the Way in Data Mining
Summary
Key Terms
Key Concepts
Questions
Topics for Discussion
Problems
Notes
Case Problem - Great Lakes Boat and Marine
Managing Information and Technology
Information Security
Organizational Needs for Security and Control
Information Security
Information Security Management
Threats
Types of Threats
Risks
E-Commerce Considerations
Risk Management
Information Security Policy
Controls
Technical Controls
Formal Controls
Informal Controls
Achieving the Proper Level of Controls
Government and Industry Assistance
Government Legislation
Industry Standards
Professional Certification
Putting Information Security Management In Perspective
Business Continuity Management
Putting Business Continuity Management in Perspective
Highlights in MIS - The Newest Threat to the Corporation: Cyberextortion
Summary
Key Terms
Key Concepts
Questions
Topics for Discussion
Problems
Notes
Case Problem - Confidential Reports
Ethical Implications of Information Technology
Prescriptive Versus Descriptive Coverage
Morals, Ethics, and Laws
Putting Morals, Ethics, and Laws in Perspective
Need for an Ethics Culture
Reasons for a Computer Ethic
Information Auditing
Achieving Ethics in Information Technology
Ethics and the CIO
Life Under Sarbanes-Oxley
Highlights in MIS - SOX Lose Season Opener
Summary
Key Terms
Key Concepts
Questions
Topics for Discussion
Problems
Notes
Case Problem - National Foods
Decision Support Systems
What It's All About-Decision Making
Building on the Concepts
Decision Support Systems
Mathematical Modeling
Mathematical Modeling Using Electronic Spreadsheets
Artificial Intelligence
Group Decision Support Systems
Putting the DSS in Perspective
Highlights in MIS - Fix It before It Breaks
Summary
Key Terms
Key Concepts
Questions
Topics for Discussion
Problems
Notes
Case Problem - Heritage Homes
Projects
Everyday Technology Skills
Operating Systems
Application Software
Viruses and Spyware
E-Mail
Summary
Assignment
Notes
Web/HTML Project Using Microsoft FrontPage
Example
Making the FrontPage Document
View the Web Page
Advantages and Disadvantages of Frontpage
Assignment
Web/HTML Project Using Notepad
Example
Sections of an HTML Document
Making the Notepad Document
Saving the Example
View the Web Page
Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Notepad
Assignment
Web/HTML Student Survey Form
Example
Sections of the Example Form
Saving the Example
View the Web Page
Assignment
Web/HTML Book Purchase Form
Example
Sections of the Example Form
Saving the Example
View the Web Page
Assignment
Spreadsheet Basics
Example
Discount Datasheet
Invoice Datasheet
Saving the Example
Assignment
Spreadsheets with Data Capture-Minivan Example
Example
Options Datasheet
Car Datasheet
Calculating Values Based on Choices
Calculating Monthly Payments
Showing the Profit
Saving and Editing the Example
Assignment
Spreadsheets with Data Capture-College Computing Example
Example
Prices Datasheet
Computers Datasheet
Calculating Values Based on Choices
Choosing the Best Buy
Saving and Editing the Example
Assignment
Database Forms and Reports
Example
Assignment
Database Queries-Textbook Database
Example
Assignment
Database Queries-ClassProjects Database
Example
Assignment
Reports Based on Queries
Example
Creating a Query and Report to Show Books Required for Classes
Assignment
Glossary
Index

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