This engaging introduction to how people use IS to solve business problems explains why MIS is the most important course in the business school by showing students how businesses use information systems and technology to accomplish their goals, objectives, and competitive strategy. Included are three unique Guides per chapter focusing on the themes of ethics, security, and other timely topics; plus a number of illustrative cases, exercises, projects, and other aids to ensure that students connect the knowledge in the text to everyday life. With a new edition now publishing each year, Using MIS contains fresh, new, and current material to help keep your students up to date.
Teaching and Learning Experience
This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. Here’s how:
- Personalize learning with MyMISLab–the online homework, tutorial, and assessment program that fosters learning within and beyond the classroom.
- Focus on important themes of ethics, security, and other timely topics through the 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.
- Keep content current to help keep your students up to date with the most recent events.
Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyMISLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyMISLab search for ISBN-10: 0133806898/ISBN-13: 9780133806892. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133546438/ISBN-13: 9780133546439 and ISBN-10: 0133548511/ISBN-13: 9780133548518.
MyMISLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Why MIS? 1
1 The Importance of MIS 3
2 Collaboration Information Systems 35
3 Strategy and Information Systems 81
Part 2: Information Technology 109
4 Hardware, Software, and Mobile Systems 111
5 Database Processing 157
6 The Cloud 197
Part 3: Using IS for Competitive Advantage 239
7 Processes, Organizations, and Information Systems 241
8 Social Media Information Systems 283
9 Business Intelligence Systems 323
Part 4: Information Systems Management 373
10 Development Processes 375
11 Information Systems Management 423
12 Information Security Management 451
The International Dimension 489
Application Exercises 506
This title is also sold in the various packages listed below. Before purchasing one of these packages, speak with your professor about which one will help you be successful in your course.
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