Information Technology for Management

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McGraw-Hill, 1997 - Business & Economics - 714 pages
Table of Contents
Preface
To the Student
To the Instructor
Organization
New to Sixth Edition
Conclusion
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1 Using Technology to Transform the Organization 3
Ch. 2 Interpreting and Understanding Information 21
Ch. 3 Information Technology in Perspective 41
Ch. 4 The Impact of Information Technology on the Organization 65
Ch. 5 Strategic Issues of Information Technology 101
Ch. 6 International Business and Information Technology 133
Ch. 7 The Fundamentals 159
Ch. 8 A Proliferation of Computers 183
Ch. 9 Software Is the Key 201
Ch. 10 Database Management 231
Ch. 11 Communications 259
Ch. 12 Networks and Electronic Commerce 291
Ch. 13 Information Technology Architectures 323
Ch. 14 System Alternatives and Acquisitions 345
Ch. 15 Building Systems: Creativity with Technology 375
Ch. 16 Building Systems: Further Developments 407
Appendix A Designing a Distributed Client-Server System 437
Appendix B An Object-Oriented Example 455
Ch. 17 Enhancing the Life Cycle 465
Ch. 18 Reengineering: Changing Business and Business Processes 487
Ch. 19 Implementing Change 511
Ch. 20 Supporting Users 541
Ch. 21 Organization Support Systems: DSSs, GDSSs, EISs, Groupware, and Multimedia 553
Ch. 22 Intelligent Systems 587
Ch. 23 Management Control of Information Technology 617
Ch. 24 Information Technology Issues for Management 637
Ch. 25 Societal Implications and Future Trends 657
Glossary 681
Bibliography 690
Sources for Applications Briefs 694
Index 696

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Contents

The Role of Managers in Information Technology
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What Is Information Technology?
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About the author (1997)

Henry C. Lucas, Jr., is Robert H. Smith Professor of Information Systems at the University of Maryland.

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