Handbook of Management Information Systems: A Managerial Perspective

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Academic Press, 1999 - Business & Economics - 643 pages
Handbook of Management Information Systems is a clear, specific, rigorous, and complete discussion regarding the design, implementation and utilization of computer-based information systems (CBIS). In an outstanding framework, it covers both human and technical issues of successful information systems design for managerial applications. It covers the existing technology of CBIS and also explores future and emerging trends and technologies by introducing information systems reengineering, security issues and measures, total quality management, information superhighway, Intranet, Extranet, electronic data interchange, global information systems, executive information systems, decision support systems, group support systems, geographic information systems, multimedia, virtual reality, expert systems, natural language processing, and applied artificial intelligence. Numerous real life cases illustrate the practical applications of this growing technology.

Key Features
* Includes detailed discussion of the upcoming information systems technologies
* Presents numerous information systems applications found in the business world
* Places heavy emphasis on human issues and the user perspective throughout the text
* Presents a complete discussion of organizational, ethical and social impacts of information systems
* Offers numerous review questions, and projects to facilitate the actual design of information systems
* Features the most recent coverage of software products for successful information systems design

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