Principles of Business Information Systems 2nd Edition
Ralph M. Stair | George Reynolds | Thomas Chesney
Principles of Business Information Systems 3rd Edition
Thomas Chesney | Ralph M. Stair | George Reynolds
ISBN-13: 9781473748415 | ISBN-10: 1473748410
© 2018 | Dec 2017 |  NA  Pages
Previous Editions: 2015

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  • Part 1: Overview
    1. An Introduction to Information Systems
    2. Information Systems in Organizations

    Part 2: Information Technology Concepts
    3. Hardware: Input, Processing, Output and Storage Devices
    4. Software: Systems and Application Software
    5. Organizing and Storing Data
    6. Computer Networks

    Part 3: Business Information Systems
    7. Operational Systems
    8. Management Information and Decision Support Systems
    9. Knowledge Management and Specialized Information Systems
    10. Pervasive Computing

    Part 4: Systems Development
    11. Systems Analysis
    12. Systems Design and Implementation

    Part 5: Information Systems in Business and Society
    13. Security, Privacy and Ethical Issues in Information Systems

    • Accessible and student friendly presentation of the material.
    • Fully updated Real World examples relevant to an international audience, ranging from Europe, the Middle East, South Africa and Australia.
    • Principles and learning objectives are aligned and explained at the beginning of each chapter so students know what they will be learning and why.
    • Information Systems @ Work cases help students to understand how business information systems are used in their careers.
    • Ethical and Societal Issues cases demonstrate the ethical challenges and societal impact of information systems in the real world.
    • Each case has been rewritten, giving modern examples of how information systems are used in the real world.
    • End of chapter exercises have been thoroughly updated with brand new questions, allowing for different testing methods.
    • This edition is also available as a MindTap with additional cases, lab exercises, concept clip videos and different assessment questions.
    • Updates to technology throughout ensure this edition is completely relevant to students today.
  • The authors have succeeded in producing a contemporary edition of the book which continues to develop the principles of information systems. It contains a thorough mix of theory and practical examples that students will find accessible and useful.

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  • Dr Thomas Chesney is Associate Professor of Information Systems at Nottingham University Business School, UK where he studies the behaviour of networked individuals. His work has appeared in the Information Systems Journal and Decision Support Systems.

    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.