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Fundamentals of Information Systems - With CD

Fundamentals of Information Systems - With CD - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-1423901136

Cover of Fundamentals of Information Systems - With CD 4TH 08 (ISBN 978-1423901136)
ISBN13: 978-1423901136
ISBN10: 1423901134
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 08
Publisher: Course Technology, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No

List price: $110.75

Fundamentals of Information Systems - With CD - 4TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-1423901136

Ralph Stair and George Reynolds

ISBN13: 978-1423901136
ISBN10: 1423901134
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 08
Publisher: Course Technology, Inc.

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

Features

  • Fully updated chapter-opening vignettes, special interest boxes, business examples, and cases are dispersed throughout the text.
  • ''Information Systems at Work'' features provide real-world examples and are partnered with discussion question and critical thinking questions to engage students and encourage class discussions.
  • Continues to focus on the increased effects of globalization by using ''World Views Cases'' written by international instructors of information systems.
  • "Social and Ethical Issues" questions incorporated in end-of-chapter exercises provide thought-provoking discussions relating to information systems.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Information Systems in Perspective

1. An Introduction to Information Systems in Organizations

Part 2. Technology

2. Hardware and Software
3. Organizing Data and Information
4. Telecommunications, the Internet, Intranets, and Extranets

Part 3. Business Information Systems

5. Electronic Commerce and Transaction-Processing Systems
6. Information and Decision Support Systems
7. Specialized Business Information Systems. Artificial Intelligence, Expert Systems, Virtual Reality, and Other Specialized Systems

Part 4. Systems Development and Social Issues

8. Systems Development
9. Security, Privacy, and Ethical Issues in Information Systems and the Internet