Information Systems Today: Why IS Matters, Second Canadian Edition by Leonard JessupInformation Systems Today: Why IS Matters, Second Canadian Edition by Leonard Jessup

Information Systems Today: Why IS Matters, Second Canadian Edition

byLeonard Jessup, Joseph Valacich, Michael Wade

Hardcover | March 8, 2007

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For the introductory or undergraduate information systems course required of all business majors across a variety of colleges and universities. This text focuses on what business students need to know about MIS.


Contemporary, application-driven, and student-focused, the second edition of this highly successful text continues to offer the essentials of information systems that every business student needs to know. Accessible, and well-written, this text balances a managerial approach with a variety of unique, effective features in every chapter including Brief Cases, longer chapter-ending Cases, Coming Attractions boxes, Career Implications boxes, Web Search exercises, Global Perspectives boxes, and more.

Title:Information Systems Today: Why IS Matters, Second Canadian EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:464 pages, 11.25 × 8.65 × 1.15 inPublished:March 8, 2007Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0131740393

ISBN - 13:9780131740396


Table of Contents

1. Information Systems: The Big Picture

2. Information Systems for Competitive Advantage

3. Database Management

4. Telecommunications and the Internet

5. Electronic Business, Intranets, and Extranets

6. Organizational Information Systems

7. Enterprise-Wide Information Systems

8. Information Systems Development and Acquisition

9. Information Systems Ethics, Computer Crime, and Security

Appendix A: Information Systems Hardware

Appendix B: Information Systems Software

Appendix C: Networking




Name Index

Organization Index

Subject Index