Managing Information Technology
What Managers Need to Know
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|Format:||Hardback, 664 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 14 February 1991|
Written for undergraduate and MBA-level students, this new text describes how managers can get the most out of information systems and information systems technology. It delineates the role of the business manager in the acquisition of systems, and it develops in detail all of the various approaches to acquiring application systems. "MIS for Managers" explains how the manager should evaluate the information system organization and how the manager can be a partner in managing data, information, and systems. The book assumes familiarity with word processing and spreadsheets. All relevant technology in hardware, software, and communications is thoroughly explained within the text.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Information technology in organizations: the changing impact of information technology; applications of information technology; strategic uses of information technology. Part 2 Overview of information technology: computer systems; computer software; telecommunications and networking; basic systems concepts. Part 3 Acquiring application systems: applications systems development - the traditional approach; operations and maintenance; obtaining application systems - alternative approaches; user application development. Part 4 The management system for the 1990s: the information technology architecture; planning for information technology; managing the data resource; business management of information systems; responsibilities of the manager. Part 5 Information technology in the 1990's: the future of information technology in organizations.
|Publisher: ||Macmillan USA|
|Dimensions: ||26.0 x 21.0 centimeters (1.45 kg)|