Essentials of Management Information Systems: Organization and Technology in the Networked Enterprise

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/1/2000
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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For sophomore through MBA level MIS and information systems courses taught in MIS, IS, CIS, Business and Management departments. It is well-suited for courses on the quarter system and those that combine a MIS text with hands-on software, projects, or case studies. This text prepares students for the constantly changing demands of using information systems as managers in today's fast-paced organizationsfirst by relating MIS to management, the organization and technology, focusing on the importance of integrating these elements; second by tracking emerging technologies and organizational trends; and third by consistently using examples taken from real businesses, both domestic and foreign.

Author Biography

Jane Price Laudon has taught at Columbia University and the New York University Graduate School of Business.

Table of Contents

Part One Organizations, Management, and the Network Revolution 2(106)
The Information Systems Revolution: Transforming Business and Management
The Strategic Role of Information Systems
Information Systems, Organizations, and Management: Business Processes and Enterprise Systems
Part Two Information Technology Infrastructure 108(178)
Computers and Information Processing
The Role of Software in the Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure
Managing Data Resources
Telecommunications, Networks, and the New Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure
The Internet: Electronic Commerce and Electronic Business
Part Three Building Information Systems: Contemporary Approaches 286(68)
Redesigning the Organization with Information Systems
Approaches to Systems-Building
Part Four Management and Organizational Support Systems 354(64)
Managing Knowledge
Enhancing Management Decision Making
Part Five Managing Information Systems 418(66)
Information Systems Security and Control
Ethical and Social Impact of Information Systems
Managing International Information Systems
International Case Studies 1(1)
References 1(1)
Name Index 1(2)
Organizations Index 3(2)
International Organizations Index 5(1)
Subject Index 5
Photo and Screen-Shot Credits 1

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