Synopses & Reviews
Today's managers are increasingly expected to successfully oversee and understand information systems -- even when it is an area in which they have had little formal training or expertise. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR MANAGERS is targeted at these future managers who are expected to understand the business implications of information technology. Real world examples show future managers how information technology can be applied to improve their organization. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR MANAGERS provides a framework for managers to understand their important role vis-a-vis information technology and it emphasizes the importance of working effectively with all members of the organization to achieve results.
About the Author
Professor George Reynolds brings a wealth of business, teaching, and writing experience to this book. He combines his business career that spans 4 decades working in government, institutional, and business IS organizations with his exceptional teaching skills to deliver a text that is both practical and focused on the needs of today's student. Professor Reynolds has taught IS at the University of Cincinnati, Xavier University (Ohio), Miami University, the College of Mount St. Joseph, and Strayer University. He has held positions at the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston, Texas; the Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, California; and Procter and Gamble and Atos IT Services in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has authored over two dozen successful textbooks addressing various aspects of information technology and business.
Table of Contents
1. Managers: Key to Information Technology Results. 2. Strategic Planning. 3. Project Management. 4. Business Process and IT Outsourcing. 5. Corporate Governance and IT. 6. Collaboration Tools and Wireless Networks. 7. E-Business. 8. Enterprise Resource Planning. 9. Business Intelligence. 10. Knowledge Management. 11. Enterprise Architecture. 12. Ethical, Privacy, and Security Issues.