9781423925811

Fundamentals of Information Systems

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  • ISBN13:

    9781423925811

  • ISBN10:

    1423925815

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/31/2008
  • Publisher: Course Technology
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Summary

Now in its fifth edition, FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS continues to offer a concise overview of information systems fundamentals in a short, nine-chapter format. Students will be presented with the core IS principles, offered an overview of the IS discipline, and will learn the changing role of the IS professional. By achieving these goals, FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS will enable students, regardless of their major, to understand and use fundamental IS principles so that they can function more efficiently and effectively as workers, managers, decision makers, and organizational leaders. Each chapter has been completely updated with the latest topics and examples. Chapters have more than 50 new references; contain all new opening vignettes, Information Systems @ Work, and Ethical and Societal Issues special interest boxes; and contain examples of actual individuals and organizations using IS to their benefit.

Table of Contents

Information Systems in Perspective
An Introduction to Information Systems in Organizations
Technology
Hardware and Software
Database Systems and Business Intelligence
Telecommunications, the Internet, Intranets, and Extranets
Business Information Systems
Electronic and Mobile Commerce and Enterprise Systems
Information and Decision Support Systems
Knowledge Management and Specialized Information Systems
Systems Development and Social Issues
Systems Development
Information Systems in Business and Society
The Personal and Social Impact of Computers
Glossary
Index
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