Managing and Using Information Systems

Managing and Using Information Systems

This text is written to help managers begin to form a point of view of how information systems will help, hinder, and create opportunities for their organizations.

Author: Keri E. Pearlson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119244288

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 700

Managing and Using Information Systems: A Strategic Approach, Sixth Edition, conveys the insights and knowledge MBA students need to become knowledgeable and active participants in information systems decisions. This text is written to help managers begin to form a point of view of how information systems will help, hinder, and create opportunities for their organizations. It is intended to provide a solid foundation of basic concepts relevant to using and managing information.
Categories: Computers

Managing and Using Information Systems

Managing and Using Information Systems

Written for MBA students and general business managers alike, the text explains the fundamental principles and practices required to use and manage information, and illustrates how information systems can create, or obstruct, opportunities ...

Author: Keri E. Pearlson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119560562

Category: Computers

Page: 368

View: 824

Managing & Using Information Systems: A Strategic Approach provides a solid knowledgebase of basic concepts to help readers become informed, competent participants in Information Systems (IS) decisions. Written for MBA students and general business managers alike, the text explains the fundamental principles and practices required to use and manage information, and illustrates how information systems can create, or obstruct, opportunities within various organizations. This revised and updated seventh edition discusses the business and design processes relevant to IS, and presents a basic framework to connect business strategy, IS strategy, and organizational strategy. Readers are guided through each essential aspect of information Systems, including information architecture and infrastructure, IT security, the business of Information Technology, IS sourcing, project management, business analytics, and relevant IS governance and ethical issues. Detailed chapters contain mini cases, full-length case studies, discussion topics, review questions, supplemental reading links, and a set of managerial concerns related to the topic.
Categories: Computers

MANAGING USING INFORMATION SYSTEMS A STRATEGIC APPROACH 3RD ED

MANAGING   USING INFORMATION SYSTEMS  A STRATEGIC APPROACH  3RD ED

About The Book: This book arms non-technical managers with the insights and knowledge they need to become active participants in information systems decisions.

Author: Keri E. Pearlson

Publisher:

ISBN: 8126521937

Category:

Page: 384

View: 707

Market_Desc: Managers and MIS Professionals. Special Features: · Concepts are presented in clear, non-technical jargon.· Presents proven strategies for integrating IT with business strategies to create competitive advantages for organizations.· Current readings and web links bring basic issues up to date with examples of how successful managers implement IT.· New coverage of management of security and off-shoring.· Added coverage of IT portfolio management. About The Book: This book arms non-technical managers with the insights and knowledge they need to become active participants in information systems decisions. They'll learn 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.
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Managing and Using Information Systems A Strategic Approach 5th Edition

Managing and Using Information Systems  A Strategic Approach  5th Edition

This text is written to help managers begin to form a point of view of how information systems will help, hinder, and create opportunities for their organizations.

Author: Keri E. Pearlson

Publisher: Wiley Global Education

ISBN: 9781118476703

Category: Computers

Page: 416

View: 460

Pearlson and Saunders', Managing and Using Information Systems: A Strategic Approach, Fifth Edition, conveys the insights and knowledge MBA students need to become knowledgeable and active participants in information systems decisions. This text is written to help managers begin to form a point of view of how information systems will help, hinder, and create opportunities for their organizations. It is intended to provide a solid foundation of basic concepts relevant to using and managing information.
Categories: Computers

Strategic Management of Information Systems

Strategic Management of Information Systems

This work arms non-technical managers with the insights and knowledge they need to become active participants in information systems decisions, learning how IT relates to the organisation, its overall strategy and how to recognise ...

Author: Keri Pearlson

Publisher: WILEY

ISBN: 0470400242

Category: Business enterprises

Page: 374

View: 498

Pearlson and Saunders’ Third Edition of Managing and Using Information Systems: A Strategic Approach gives students the insights and knowledge they need to become active participants in information systems decisions. By demonstrating how IT relates to organizational design and business strategy, this title covers the essential concepts of MIS. Within the 4 th edition, students will also learn how to recognize opportunities in the work environment and apply current technologies in innovative ways. In a concise, updated format, Pearlson and Saunders provide a strategic approach to Information Systems for a senior/graduate level course or as a supplement for any course using additional cases and readings.
Categories: Business enterprises

Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems

The computer as an organizational information systems; introducing to the computer-based information systems; using information technology for competitive advantage; sensormatic, the security source worldwide; current focus in information ...

Author: Raymond McLeod

Publisher: Macmillan College

ISBN: UVA:X002705236

Category: Management information systems

Page: 754

View: 896

The computer as an organizational information systems; introducing to the computer-based information systems; using information technology for competitive advantage; sensormatic, the security source worldwide; current focus in information system use; computer use in an international marketplace; the role of information in product and service quality; ethical implications of information technology; international computing at sensormatic; systems theory and methodologies; the general systems model of the firm; the systems approach; systems life cycle methodologies; project management at sensormatic; the computer as a problem-solving tool; fundamentals of computer processing; the database and database management systems; data communications; data communications at sensormatic; the computer-based information systems; the accounting information systems; the management information system; decision support systems; office automation; expert systems; five categories of systems at sensormatic; organizational information systems; executive information systems; marketing information systems; manufacturing information systems; financial information systems; human resource information systems; organizational information systems at sensormatic; information as a managed resource; managing information resources; information management at sensormatic; technical modules; index.
Categories: Management information systems

Managing Geographic Information Systems Second Edition

Managing Geographic Information Systems  Second Edition

Now in a fully revised and expanded second edition, this widely adopted text and practical reference addresses all aspects of developing and using geographic information systems (GIS) within an organization.

Author: Nancy J. Obermeyer

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9781606238158

Category: Science

Page: 360

View: 287

Now in a fully revised and expanded second edition, this widely adopted text and practical reference addresses all aspects of developing and using geographic information systems (GIS) within an organization. Coverage includes the role of the GIS professional, how geographic information fits into broader management information systems, the use of GIS in strategic planning, and ways to navigate the organizational processes that support or inhibit the success of GIS implementation. All chapters retained from the prior edition have been thoroughly updated to reflect significant technological, empirical, and conceptual advances, as well as the changing contexts of GIS use. New chapters discuss organizational politics, metadata, legal issues, and GIS ethics.
Categories: Science

Managing Information Systems

Managing Information Systems

This book is about Managing information and information systems and focuses on relationships between information, information systems/information technology, people and business.

Author: Jun Xu

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789491216893

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 166

View: 134

Information systems (IS)/Information technology(IT) has become an essential part and a major resource of the organization. IS/IT is a major resource that can radically affect the structure of an organisation, the way it serves customers, and the way it helps people in organisations to communicate both internally and externally, and the way an organisation runs its business. Managing information and information systems effectively and efficiently have become an essential part of the life of 21st century managers. This book is about Managing information and information systems and focuses on relationships between information, information systems/information technology, people and business. The impacts, roles, risks, challenges as well as emerging trends of information systems will be an important element of the book. At the same time, many strategic and contemporary uses of information systems such as implementing enterprise planning systems for improving internal operation, adopting customer relationship management systems and supply chain management systems to enhance relations with customers and suppliers/partners respectively, and establishing knowledge management systems for better managing organizational knowledge resources as well as using different information systems for supporting managers’ decision making in all levels will be an integral part of the book. In addition, essential and critical information systems management skills including using information systems for competitive advantages, planning and evaluating information systems, system development & implementing information systems, and managing information systems operations will be a critical part of the book.
Categories: Business & Economics

Essentials of Management Information Systems

Essentials of Management Information Systems

Business information systems in your career -- Global e-business and collaboration -- Achieving competitive advantage with information systems -- Ethical and social issues in information systems -- It infrastructure : hardware and software ...

Author: Kenneth C. Laudon

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0136500811

Category: Management information systems

Page: 528

View: 252

"We wrote this book for business school students who wanted an in-depth look at how today's business firms use information technologies and systems to achieve corporate objectives. Information systems are one of the major tools available to business managers for achieving operational excellence, developing new products and services, improving decision making, and achieving competitive advantage. Students will find here the most up-to-date and comprehensive overview of information systems used by business firms today. After reading this book, we expect students will be able to participate in, and even lead, management discussions of information systems for their firms. The 14th edition features all new opening, closing, and Interactive Session cases. The text, figures, tables, and cases have been updated with the latest sources from industry and MIS research"--
Categories: Management information systems

Managing Information Systems

Managing Information Systems

The book draws on extensive research to present a distinct organisational perspective on the management of information systems, following the argument that managing successive IS projects as part of a coherent organisational process (rather ...

Author: David Boddy

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0273716816

Category: Computers

Page: 312

View: 645

Management Information Systemstakes a management perspective towards IS identifiing the issues of organisation and strategy that managers face as they decide how to respond to technological opportunities. The book draws on extensive research to present a distinct organisational perspective on the management of information systems, following the argument that managing successive IS projects as part of a coherent organisational process (rather than as isolated technological events) will produce an information system that enhances broader strategy. The book also includes many case studies which will enable readers to understand and resolve practical and strategic IS challenges. It is written for students on undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, or undertaking professional qualifications.
Categories: Computers

Business Information Management

Business Information Management

Unique in its multi-stakeholder perspective, this book addresses challenges faced by not only the end-user but also the general manager, IT manager and company director.

Author: Dave Chaffey

Publisher: Ft Press

ISBN: 0273711792

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 620

View: 680

Information. Technology. Both resources are increasingly important as organisations seek to improve their performance. Applying information and technology can offer new ways to do business, increase the efficiency of business processes, reduce costs, and provide the performance measures used to control improvement. Can business information management improve organisational performance? What are the key issues faced by managers today in terms of managing business information? How can 'big picture' strategy be developed, implemented and managed? This textbook takes a problem-solving approach, highlighting the issues faced by managers in identifying, capturing and systematising information in order to improve organisational performance. Now in its second edition, Business Information Management helps students to understand how to improve organisational performance by exploring these issues, and examines solutions to reduce problems. Unique in its multi-stakeholder perspective, this book addresses challenges faced by not only the end-user but also the general manager, IT manager and company director.
Categories: Business & Economics

Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems

Each chapter of the 16th edition features all-new Interactive Sessions, new Video Cases, and a new Career Opportunities section building practical job-seeking skills.

Author: KENNETH C.. LAUDON LAUDON (JANE P.)

Publisher:

ISBN: 1292296569

Category:

Page: 656

View: 654

For introductory courses in IS (information systems) and MIS (management information systems).The authoritative, case-based study of IS in business todayManagement Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm provides the most comprehensive overview of information systems used by business firms today, while drawing connections between MIS and business performance. The Laudons are known for their outstanding real-world case studies, which describe how well-known companies use IT to solve problems and achieve business objectives. Students develop sought-after skills, such as leading IS-related management discussions and using IT to meet bottom-line results. Each chapter of the 16th edition features all-new Interactive Sessions, new Video Cases, and a new Career Opportunities section building practical job-seeking skills.Also available with MyLab MISMyLab(tm) is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student, who will also learn how MIS concepts will help them succeed in their future careers. Learn more about MyLab MIS.Plus, give students anytime, anywhere access with Pearson eTextPearson eText is a simple-to-use, mobile-optimized, personalized reading experience available within MyLab. It lets students highlight, take notes, and review key vocabulary all in one place -- even when offline. For instructors not using MyLab, Pearson eText can also be adopted on its own as the main course material. Learn more about Pearson eText or contact your Pearson rep for purchase options.
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Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems

MISource (CD-ROM) provides animated tutorials and simulated practice of the core skills in Microsoft Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

Author: James O'Brien

Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin

ISBN: UCSC:32106018076429

Category: Computers

Page: 592

View: 157

MISource (CD-ROM) provides animated tutorials and simulated practice of the core skills in Microsoft Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. MISource also animates 47 important computer concepts and includes three video vignettes about the problems and opportunities facing a growing beverage company. Animated presentations of data mining, online transaction processing and the systems developmenet life cycle are also included.
Categories: Computers

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM

This book aims at presenting a systematic knowledge of the management information technology, so that it can be appreciated and understood for application in business and industry.

Author: JAWADEKAR

Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259081613

Category: Management information systems

Page: 888

View: 637

This book aims at presenting a systematic knowledge of the management information technology, so that it can be appreciated and understood for application in business and industry. It has a balanced management and technology coverage, which makes the text indispensable for students and professionals. The new and updated fourth edition reflects the present trend prevailing in the information era. It shifts the focus on the information needs of a digital firm for running the business efficiently and effectively. The book continues to have five parts covering the text and comprehensive cases related to MIS.
Categories: Management information systems

Management Information System

Management Information System

New to this Edition: * Social, Mobile, Local: New e-commerce content in Chapter 10 describes how social tools, mobile technology, and location-based services are transforming marketing and advertising * Big Data: Chapter 6 on Databases and ...

Author: Kenneth C. Laudon

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 9789332582668

Category:

Page: 720

View: 449

Management Information Systems, 14e, is designed for readers who want an in-depth view of how business firms nowadays use information technologies and systems to achieve operational excellence, develop new products and services, improve decision making, and achieve competitive advantage. Learners will find here the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of information systems used by business firms today. New to this Edition: * Social, Mobile, Local: New e-commerce content in Chapter 10 describes how social tools, mobile technology, and location-based services are transforming marketing and advertising * Big Data: Chapter 6 on Databases and Information Management updated to provide in-depth coverage of Big Data and new data management technologies * Cloud Computing: Updated coverage of cloud computing in Chapter 5 (IT Infrastructure) with more detail on various types of cloud services, private and public clouds, hybrid clouds, and managing cloud services * Social Business: Extensive coverage of social business, introduced in Chapter 2 and discussed across the text. Detailed discussions of enterprise (internal corporate) social networking as well as social networking in e-commerce * Some More New Topics: Consumerization of IT and bring your own device (BYOD), location analytics, location-based services, building an e-commerce presence, mobile application development, mobile and native apps, expanded coverage of business analytics, including big data analytics, 3-D printing, etc., and much more * Adapting to the Indian Scenario: India is fast emerging as a global IT hub and a number of organizations are implementing information systems either to enhance core competency or to gain competitive advantage. Keeping this in mind, one case in the Indian context has been added in every chapter. Some of the cases included are 'Social Media Analytics in Indian Politics', 'Reliance Installing the 4G Project', 'Centralization of Operations at Tata Power', and 'One Organization, One Data, One Information: ONGC's Global System' among others.
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Strategic Information Management

Strategic Information Management

New to this edition are updated readings addressing current issues and the latest thinking in information management.

Author: Robert D. Galliers

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134730056

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 556

View: 404

Today there are few organizations that can afford to ignore information technology and few individuals who would prefer to be without it. As managerial tasks become more complex, so the nature of the required information systems changes from structured, routine support to ad hoc, unstructured, complex enquiries at the highest levels of management. As with the first three editions, this fourth edition of Strategic Information Management: Challenges and Strategies in Managing Information Systems presents the many complex and inter-related issues associated with the management of information systems. This book provides a rich source of material reflecting recent thinking on the key issues facing executives in information systems strategic management. It draws from a wide range of contemporary articles written by leading experts from North America, Asia, and Europe. Designed as a course text for MBA, Master's level students, and senior undergraduate students taking courses in information management, it also provides a wealth of information and references for researchers. New to this edition are updated readings addressing current issues and the latest thinking in information management.
Categories: Business & Economics

Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems

This book is a comprehensive, E-Engineered revision that integrates E-Business and E-Commerce into every chapter and every case making it the most current and up-to-date MIS text in the market.

Author: James A. O'Brien

Publisher: Irwin/McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 0072440783

Category: Business

Page: 530

View: 125

This book is a comprehensive, E-Engineered revision that integrates E-Business and E-Commerce into every chapter and every case making it the most current and up-to-date MIS text in the market. Managing IT in the E-Business Enterprise, 5E contains 14 chapters (down from 15 chapters and 2 appendixes in 4E) with more case studies and theory throughout, making it most appropriate for upper-level (junior/senior or graduate) business students who are or will become managers, entrepreneurs and business professionals in E-Business enterprises. By including a multitude of real world cases, in-text examples and exercises, organizing chapters into a simple five-area framework, and integrating E-Business concepts into all chapters, the text will help business students learn how to use and manage IT to conduct E-Commerce, improve decision making, and gain competitive advantage in the fast-changing real world of global business.
Categories: Business

Information Systems Management in Practice

Information Systems Management in Practice

Dealing with the management of information technology (IT) as it is being practiced in organizations today, the emphasis of this book is on the current material that information systems executives find important; its organization is around ...

Author: Barbara Canning McNurlin

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: STANFORD:36105114224855

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 642

View: 388

Dealing with the management of information technology (IT) as it is being practiced in organizations today, the emphasis of this book is on the current material that information systems executives find important; its organization is around a framework that readers new to the information can understand. In this 7 th edition, discussions include the rising societal risks of IT, new sections on digital convergence, messaging, and instant messaging, and a revised discussion on wireless technology. The topics of outsourcing and and information security have been updated and enhanced. Information Systems Management in Practicecontinues to merge theory with practice through real-world case examples. Topics include leadership issues, the CIO's responsibilities, uses of IT, information systems planning, essential technologies, managing operations, systems development, decision-making, collaboration, and knowledge work. An excellent reference resource for anyone employed in the information technology sector of business, especially managers of and executives in those departments.
Categories: Business & Economics