Information Systems in Business
International Thomson Business Press, 1998 - Business & Economics - 595 pages
This comprehensive textbook is designed to meet the needs of accountancy courses, business management, information systems and technology courses. The text explains the role of information as a key resource within the business organisation, showing how information systems can be an effective tool for making business more efficient. The three main sections are: information as a resource within the business organization; developing and managing the information systems; and implications of information systems.
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Information systems within the organization
Information decision making and the organization structure
Systems theory and information systems
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