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Fundamentals of Information Systems - With CD

Fundamentals of Information Systems - With CD - 4th edition

Fundamentals of Information Systems - With CD - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9781423901136

ISBN10: 1423901134

Fundamentals of Information Systems - With CD by Ralph Stair and George Reynolds - ISBN 9781423901136
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Course Technology, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No
Fundamentals of Information Systems - With CD by Ralph Stair and George Reynolds - ISBN 9781423901136

ISBN13: 9781423901136

ISBN10: 1423901134

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 08

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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

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