Critical Systems Analysis and Design: A Personal Framework Approach

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Psychology Press, 2005 - Business & Economics - 291 pages

Taking a unique approach to systems analysis and design, this insightful book provides learners with a critical personal framework for considering and developing knowledge and practice of systems analysis and design. Each chapter begins by highlighting what can be learned on its completion and ends with a critical skills development section containing activities, tasks and discussion questions. Chapters cover:

* systems analysis and design in concept and action
* structured data modelling
* making systems analysis and design inclusive.

Although the discussion and examples in this text are drawn primarily from business information systems, the lessons apply to both government and healthcare information systems and to systems development in general.

Critical Systems Analysis and Design makes a complex area of study accessible and relevant and as such is an indispensable textbook for both advanced students and professionals concerned with the innovation of information systems.

 

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Contents

Critical knowledge and practice
31
Part II
53
Systems analysis and design in concept
65
Systems project management
93
XX
123
Part III
135
40
145
Structured data modelling
154
73
178
xi
195
xvi
215
Systems design
225
28
241
53
250
55
263
93
273

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About the author (2005)

Nandish V. Patel is Deputy Director of Studies on The Brunel MBA course at Brunel University, UK.

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