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Management Information Systems

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Publisher Comments:

Post opens every chapter with a business problem and uses the chapter to explain the processes and technology that can solve the problem. This greater emphasis on problem-solving enables the instructor to quickly show “why” this material matters.

About the Author

Gerald Post teaches at the University of the Pacific.

Table of Contents

Management Information Systems, 4e

Chapter 1: Introduction

Introduction

What Is MIS?

The Importance of Information Technology

The Role of the Internet in Business

So You Want to Be a Manager

Business and Technology Trends

Re-engineering: Altering the Rules

Management and Decision Levels

An Introduction to Strategy

Summary, Key Words, Website References, Additional Reading, Review Questions, Exercises Cases: The Fast Food Industry

Part One: Information Technology Infrastructure

Chapter 2: Information Technology Foundations

Introduction

Types of Data

Hardware Components

Operating Systems

Computers in e-Business

Application Software

Summary, Key Words, Website References, Additional Reading, Review Questions, Exercises Cases: The Computer Industry

Chapter 3: Networks and Telecommunications

Introduction

Network Functions

Components of a Network

Network Structure

Standards

The Internet

Global Telecommunications

Summary, Key Words, Website References, Additional Reading, Review Questions, Exercises Cases: Wholesale Suppliers

Chapter 4: Database Management

Introduction

The Database Management Approach

Queries

Designing a Database

Database Applications

Database Administration

Databases and E-Business

Summary, Key Words, Website References, Additional Reading, Review Questions, Exercises Industry: Pharmaceuticals

Part Two: Operations

Chapter 5: Computer Security

Introduction

Threats to Information

Computer Security Controls

Additional Security Measures

Encryption

Computer Forensics

E-Commerce Security Issues

Privacy

Summary, Key Words, Website References, Additional Reading, Review Questions, Exercises Cases: Professional Sports

Chapter 6: Transactions and Operations

Introduction

Data Capture

Elements of a Transaction

International Issues

Payment Mechanisms

Data Quality

Production Management

Summary, Key Words, Website References, Additional Reading, Review Questions, Exercises Cases: Retail Sales

Chapter 7: Enterprise Integration

Chapter 8: Electronic Business

Part Three: Tactics and Strategies

Chapter 9: Teamwork

Chapter 10: Business Decisions

Chapter 11: Strategic Analysis

Part Four: Organizing Businesses and Systems

Chapter 12: Systems Development

Chapter 13: Organizing MIS Resources

Chapter 14: Information Management and Society

Glossary Organization Index Subject Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072947793
Publisher:
Irwin/McGraw-Hill
Subject:
Information Management
Author:
Anderson, David L.
Author:
Post Gerald
Author:
Post, Gerald
Author:
Post, Gerald V.
Subject:
Management Information Systems
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Publication Date:
February 2005
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
11.14x8.64x1.15 in. 3.51 lbs.

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Artificial Intelligence » General

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