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MIS Essentials, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By David M. Kroenke

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 3, 2011

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For Undergraduate Courses in Management Information Systems


A brief text covering the basics of how information systems are used to solve business problems.

In the 21st Century, every business professional must be able to effectively use information systems, and MIS Essentials prepares students to do just that. Based on the author’s successful Experiencing MIS, this text presents the core concepts and relevant outside topics of MIS for professors to cover in a one-semester course.

Table of Contents

Part 1: MIS and You
Chapter 1. The Importance of MIS
Chapter 2. Business Processes, Information, and Information Systems
Chapter 3. Organizational Strategy, Information Systems, and Competitive Advantage
Part 2: Information Technology
Chapter 4. Hardware and Software
Chapter 5. Database Processing
Chapter 6. Data Communication
Part 3: Using IS for Competitive Strategy
Chapter 7. Enterprise Systems
Chapter 8. E-Commerce, Web 2.0, and Social Networking
Chapter 9. Business Intelligence and Information Systems for Decision Making
Part 4: Information Systems Management
Chapter 10. Information Systems Development
Chapter 11. Information Systems Management
Chapter 12. Information Security Management

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$63.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-706687-2