Drawing from the latest developments and practices from the field, MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 7e combines a wealth of case studies and real-world examples to provide a clear emphasis on the business and management elements of information technology. The new edition offers the most current coverage available, including expanded discussions of social networking, IT security, mobile computing, and much more. From overviews of the information age to online business and business intelligence, readers gain a sound balance of the technical and business elements of information technology. In addition, numerous business cases integrated throughout the text enable readers to apply what they learn to real-world practice--equipping them with skills they can immediately put into action in the business world.
Kenneth J. Sousa, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems at Bryant University. Dr. Sousa's teaching and research areas include electronic commerce, database management systems, applications development, information systems strategy, project management, and systems development. Before joining the faculty at Bryant, he held several industry positions in consulting and information systems. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Roger Williams University, a Master of Business Administration from Bryant College and a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island. His doctoral research focused on the use of electronic business technology within the purchasing activities of manufacturing businesses. He is a member of the Decision Sciences Institute and Northeast Decision Sciences Institute. Effy Oz was a Professor of Management Science and Information Systems at the Pennsylvania State University, Great Valley. In addition to publishing and presenting numerous academic and professional articles, Professor Oz authored best-selling textbooks in the areas of management information systems, e-commerce, and IT ethics. He served on the editorial boards of ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS as well as several academic journals. He received his MBA from the Hebrew University and his DBA from Boston University.
Part I: THE INFORMATION AGE. 1. Business Information Systems: An Overview. 2. Strategic Uses of Information Systems. 3. Business Functions and Supply Chains. Part II: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY. 4. Business Hardware. 5. Business Software. 6. Business Networks and Telecommunications. 7. Databases and Data Warehouses. Part III: WEB-ENABLED COMMERCE. 8. The Web-enabled Enterprise. 9. Challenges of Global Information Systems. Part IV: DECISION SUPPORT AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE. 10. Decision Support and Expert Systems. 11. Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management. Part V: PLANNING, ACQUISITION, AND CONTROLS. 12. Systems Planning and Development. 13. Choices in Systems Acquisitions. 14. Risks, Security, and Disaster Recovery.