Managing and Using Information Systems: A Strategic Approach, 4th Edition

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Wiley
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This latest edition arms nontechnical managers with the insights and knowledge they need to become active participants in information systems decisions Explains how IT relates to the organization, its overall strategy, and the individual; how information is managed in today's organizations; how to recognize opportunities; and how to apply current technologies in new and innovative ways

Author Biography

Dr. Keri E. Pearlson is president of KP Partners, a CIO advisory services firm specializing in executive education and management coaching in the area of strategic use of information systems and organizational design. A former faculty member of the Graduate School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Pearlson is the co-author of Zero Time: Providing Instant Customer Value—Every Time, All the Time (John Wiley & Sons, 2000). Dr. Pearlson holds a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) in Management Information Systems from the Harvard Business School and both a Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Mathematics from Stanford University.

Dr. Carol S. Saunders is Professor of MIS at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. She served as General Conference Chair of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) in 1999 and Telecommuting'96. She was the chair of the ICIS Executive Committee in 2000 and editor-in-chief of MIS Quarterly from 2005-2007. She is a Fellow of the Association for Information Systems (AIS). Dr. Saunders holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Management from the University of Houston and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In addition to her academic positions, Dr. Saunders has worked for IBM and EXXON Company, U.S.A.

Table of Contents

1) The Information Systems Strategy Triangle 2) Strategic Use of Information Resources 3) Organizational Impacts of Information Systems Use 4) Collaboration and the Design of Work 5) Information Technology and Changing Business Processes 6) Architecture and Infrastructure 7) Sourcing (New Chapter) 8) IT Governance 9) Using Information Ethically 10) Funding IT 11) Project Management 12) New Title: Business Intelligence

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