Information Technology for Management: Making Connections for Strategic Advantage

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Wiley, Aug 8, 2000 - Computers - 848 pages
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Complete managerial emphasis throughout-makes this book relevant and interesting to the reader.
* Up-to-date coverage.
* Comprehensive coverage of e-commerce.

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New syllabus of MIS (MBA 1st year) of VMU is taken from this book.

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ORGANIZATIONS ENVIRONMENTS
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especially through the use of strategic information systems and support
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BRIEF CONTENTS
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Dr. Efraim Turban obtained his MBA and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. His industry experience includes eight years as an Industrial Engineer, three of which were spent at General Electric Transformers Plant. He also has extensive consulting experience to small and large corporations as well as to foreign governments.
In his thirty years of teaching, Professor Turban has served as Distinguished Professor at Eastern Illinois University, and as Visiting Professor at Nanyang Technologies University in Singapore. He has also taught at UCLA, USC, Simon Fraser University, Lehigh University, California State University, Long Beach, and Florida International University.

Dr. Ephraim McLean obtained his Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from Cornell University in 1958. After brief service in the U.S. Army Ordinance Corps, he worked for Procter & Gamble Co. for seven years, first in manufacturing management and later as a computer system analyst. In 1965, he left P&G and entered the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, obtaining his master's degree in 1967 and his doctorate in 1970.

Dr. James Westherbe is the FedEx Professor of Excellence and the Executive Director of the FedEx Center for Cycle Time Research at the University of Memphis, as well as Professor of MIS and the Director of the MIS Research Center at the University of Minnesota. He is internationally known as a dynamic and entertaining speaker, author, and leading authority on the use of computers and information systems to improve organizational performance and competitiveness. He is particularly appreciated for his ability to explain complex technology in straightforward practical terms that can be strategically applied by both executives and general management.

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