For sophomore, undergraduate, or MBA-level MIS and Information Systems courses taught in MIS, IS, CIS, Business and Management departments. Exceptionally practical in approach, this text prepares students for the constantly changing demands of using information systems as managers in today's fast-paced organizations first 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.
Table of Contents
I. ORGANIZATIONS, MANAGEMENT AND THE NETWORKED ENTERPRISE. 1. Managing the Digital Firm. 2. Information Systems in the Enterprise. 3. Information Systems, Organizations, Management, and Strategy. 4. The Digital Firm: Electronic Commerce and Electronic Business. 5. Ethical and Social Issues in the Digital Firm. Part I Project: Analyzing Business Processes for an Enterprise System. II. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE. 6. Managing Hardware and Software Assets. 7. Managing Data Resources. 8. Telecommunications and Networks. 9. The Internet and the New Information Technology Infrastructure. Part II Project: Creating a New Internet Business. III. MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT SYSTEMS FOR THE DIGITAL FIRM. 10. Managing Knowledge for the Digital Firm. 11. Enhancing Management Decision Making for the Digital Firm. Part III Project: Designing an Enterprise Information Portal. IV. BUILDING INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN THE DIGITAL FIRM. 12. Redesigning the Organization with Information Systems. 13. Understanding the Business Value of Systems and Managing Change. 14. Information System Security and Control. Part IV Project: Redesigning Business Processes for Healthlite Yogurt Company. International Case Studies.