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For undergraduate Introductory Management Information Systems courses.
Exploring how people use IS to solve business problems, this engaging introduction explains why MIS is the most important course in the business school–showing students how businesses use information systems and technology to accomplish their goals, objectives, and competitive strategy. Three unique Guides per chapter focus on the themes of ethics, security, and other timely topics; a number of illustrative cases, exercises, projects, and other aids ensure that students connect the knowledge in the text to everyday life. With a new edition now publishing each year, MIS Essentials, Fourth Edition contains fresh, new, and current material to help keep your students up to date.
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- Focus on important themes of ethics, security, and other timely topics through text’s Guides, designed to help students improve their skills as future business professionals.
- Connect classroom knowledge to everyday life with illustrative cases and a number of exercises and other interactive features.
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Table of Contents
1. The Importance of MIS
CE 1. Collaboration Information Systems for Decision Making, Problem Solving, and Project Management
CE 2. Collaboration Information Systems for Student Projects
2. Business Processes, Information Systems, and Information
3. Organizational Strategy, Information Systems, and Competitive Advantage
II. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
4. Hardware and Software
5. Database Processing
6. The Cloud
III. USING IS FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE
7. Organizations and Information Systems
8. Social Media Information Systems
9. Business Intelligence Systems
IV. INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
10. Information Systems Development
11. Information Systems Management
12. Information Security Management
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