Essentials of Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/1/2002
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Exceptionally practical in approach, this volume prepares readers for the constantly changing demands of using information systems as managers in today's fast-paced organizations. It relates MIS to management, the organization and technology, focusing on the importance of integrating these elements; tracks emerging technologies and organizational trends; and provides examples taken from real businesses, both domestic and foreign. Managing the Digital Firm. Information Systems in the Enterprise. The Strategic Role of Information Systems in Organizations and Management. Electronic Commerce and Electronic Business. Managing Hardware and Software Assets. Managing Data Resources. Telecommunications and Networks. The Internet and the New Information Technology Infrastructure. Redesigning the Organization with Information Systems. Understanding the Business Value of Systems and Managing Change. Managing Knowledge. Enhancing Management Decision Making. Information System Security and Control. Ethical and Social Impact of Information Systems. International Case Studies. For business managers.

Table of Contents

Part I Organizations, Management, and the Networked Enterprise 1(174)
Managing the Digital Firm
Information Systems in the Enterprise
Information Systems, Organizations, Management, and Strategy
The Digital Firm: Electronic Commerce and Electronic Business
Ethical and Social Issues in the Digital Firm
analyzing Business Processes for an Enterprise System
Part II Information Technology Infrastructure 175(138)
Managing Hardware and Software Assets
Managing Data Resources
Telecommunications and Networks
The Internet and the New Information Technology Infrastructure
Creating a New Internet Business
Part III Management and Organizational Support Systems for the Digital Firm 313(66)
Managing Knowledge for the Digital Firm
Enhancing Management Decision-making for the Digital Firm
Designing an Enterprise Information Portal
Part IV Building Information Systems in the Digital Firm 379(108)
Redesigning the Organization with Information Systems
Understanding the Business Value of Systems and Managing Change
Information Systems Security and Control
Redesigning Business Processes for Healthlite Yogurt Company
International Case Studies 487
References 1(1)
Indexes 1(1)
Photo and Screen Shot Credits 1

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