With a clear emphasis on the business and management elements of information technology, Management Information Systems, Sixth Edition continues to be the ideal resource for upper-level business students and MBA students. Updated to include the latest information technologies, practices, and trends, this book uses more real-world examples and case studies than ever before, providing skills and knowledge that are easily transferable to the business world. From overviews of the information age to online business and business intelligence, readers will gain a sound balance of the technical and business elements of information technology.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: THE INFORMATION AGE.
1. Business Information Systems: An Overview.
2. Strategic Uses of Information Systems.
3. Business Functions and Supply Chains.
PART TWO: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
4. Business Hardware.
5. Business Software.
6. Business Networks and Telecommunications.
7. Database Management Systems.
PART THREE: ONLINE BUSINESS.
8. The Web-enabled Enterprise.
9. Challenges in Global Information Systems.
PART FOUR: DECISION SUPPORT AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE.
10. Decision Support and Expert Systems.
11. Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management.
PART FIVE: PLANNING, ACQUISITION, AND CONTROLS.
12. System Planning and Development.
13. Choices in Systems Acquisition.
14. Risks, Security, and Disaster Recovery.