Synopses & Reviews
Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process with over 150 students and faculty, MIS2 is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. MIS incorporates state-of-the-art coverage through numerous practical applications and offers emerging cases from the information systems field.
About the Author
Hossein Bidgoli, Ph.D., is professor of Management Information Systems at California State University. Dr. Bidgoli helped set up the first PC Lab in the United States and served as its first director. He is the author of 45 textbooks, 27 manuals and more than five dozen technical articles and papers on various aspects of computer applications, information systems and network security, e-commerce and decision support systems published and presented throughout the world. Dr. Bidgoli also serves as the editor-in-chief of THE HANDBOOK OF TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT, THE INTERNET ENCYCLOPEDIA, THE HANDBOOK OF INFORMATION SECURITY, THE HANDBOOK OF COMPUTER NETWORKS, and THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS.
Table of Contents
1. Information Systems: An Overview. 2. Computers: The Machines Behind Computing. 3. Database Systems, Data Warehouses, and Data Marts. 4. Personal, Legal, Ethical, and Organizational Issues of Information Systems. 5. Protecting Information Resources. 6. Data Communication: Delivering Information Anywhere and Anytime. 7. The Internet, Intranets, and Extranets. 8. E-Commerce. 9. Global Information Systems. 10. Building Successful Information Systems. 11. Enterprise Systems. 12. Management Support Systems. 13. Intelligent Information Systems. 14. Emerging Trends, Technologies, and Applications.