Fundamentals of Information Systems

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Cengage Learning, Dec 31, 2008 - Computers - 488 pages
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Now in its fifth edition, FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS continues to offer a concise overview of information systems fundamentals in a short, nine-chapter format. Students will be presented with the core IS principles, offered an overview of the IS discipline, and will learn the changing role of the IS professional. By achieving these goals, FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS will enable students, regardless of their major, to understand and use fundamental IS principles so that they can function more efficiently and effectively as workers, managers, decision makers, and organizational leaders. Each chapter has been completely updated with the latest topics and examples. Chapters have more than 50 new references; contain all new opening vignettes, Information Systems @ Work, and Ethical and Societal Issues special interest boxes; and contain examples of actual individuals and organizations using IS to their benefit.
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This is a book on technology, simply by the fact that it is printed means it is obsolete. Its examples are old, and the book is hard to read, due to the fact it treats students as people who do not interact with technology.

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Good source of information about information system...

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About the author (2008)

Ralph Stair has taught Information Systems at many universities. He has published numerous articles and books including Succeeding with Technology, Programming in BASIC and many more.

George Reynolds has taught Information Systems at the University of Cincinnati, Xavier University (Ohio), Miami University (Ohio), the College of Mount St Joseph and Strayer University. Professor Reynolds has authored more than two dozen popular textbooks addressing various aspects of today's information technology and business.

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