Higher Education

Information Technology for Managers, 1st Edition

  • George Reynolds Strayer University
  • ISBN-10: 142390169X  |  ISBN-13: 9781423901693
  • 500 Pages
  • © 2010 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $192.00
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Today's managers are increasingly expected to successfully oversee and understand information systems -- even when it is an area in which they have had little formal training or expertise. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR MANAGERS is targeted at these future managers who are expected to understand the business implications of information technology. Real world examples show future managers how information technology can be applied to improve their organization. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR MANAGERS provides a framework for managers to understand their important role vis-a-vis information technology and it emphasizes the importance of working effectively with all members of the organization to achieve results.

Features and Benefits

  • COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS: Comprehensive table of contents gives readers easy reference to particular sections of the book.
  • REAL-WORLD BUSINESS EXAMPLES: Addresses timely topics in the opening business vignettes by examining real world businesses and how management oversees information technology in various capacities.
  • END OF CHAPTER FEATURES: End of Chapter features promote lively classroom discussions and assignments.
  • INTRUCTOR RESOURCES: Valuable Instructor's Resources include End of Chapter solutions, a detailed Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint presentations, and Test Banks.

Table of Contents

1. Managers: Key to Information Technology Results.
2. Strategic Planning.
3. Project Management.
4. Business Process and IT Outsourcing.
5. Corporate Governance and IT.
6. Collaboration Tools and Wireless Networks.
7. E-Business.
8. Enterprise Resource Planning.
9. Business Intelligence.
10. Knowledge Management.
11. Enterprise Architecture.
12. Ethical, Privacy, and Security Issues.


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Instructor Supplements

Instructor Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1423902300 | ISBN-13: 9781423902300)

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

George Reynolds

Professor George Reynolds brings a wealth of business, teaching, and writing experience to this book. His successful business career spans four decades of working in government, institutional, and business IS organizations. Professor Reynolds combines this business and industry experience with exceptional teaching skills to deliver a text that is both practical and focused on the needs of today's student. Professor Reynolds has taught IS at the University of Cincinnati, Xavier University (Ohio), Miami University (Ohio), the College of Mount St. Joseph, and Strayer University. He has held positions at the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston, Texas; the Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, California; and Procter & Gamble and Atos IT Services in Cincinnati, Ohio. Professor Reynolds has authored more than two dozen popular textbooks addressing various aspects of today’s information technology and business.