Management Information Systems

Paperback | July 3, 2013

byGirdhar Joshi

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Management Information Systems is a comprehensive textbook designed to meet the needs of post graduate management students. The book elaborates on how information systems (IS), supported by information technology (IT), help businesses gain competitive advantage and meet corporate objectives.Divided into five parts, the first part 'Concepts and Structures of MIS' elaborates on the basic concepts of IS, strategic advantage of IT, and corporate decision making. The second part 'IT Infrastructure' covers various hardware, software, database, and telecommunication components. The third part'Business Applications' throws light on enterprise applications, enterprise systems, electronic commerce. Special care has been taken to explain decision support systems, knowledge management, and intelligent systems. The fourth part 'Development of MIS' underlines IS planning and development andimplementing IT solutions. The last part 'Management and Challenges of MIS' touches upon the societal impact of IT, security aspects, and explains IS in the context of managing global businesses. With its problem-solving approach and user-friendly presentation, the book will be useful to management students as well as professionals.

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Management Information Systems is a comprehensive textbook designed to meet the needs of post graduate management students. The book elaborates on how information systems (IS), supported by information technology (IT), help businesses gain competitive advantage and meet corporate objectives.Divided into five parts, the first part 'Conc...

Girdhar Joshi is the Director and Principal Consultant with BNG Infotech, Mumbai. He is a guest faculty with Indian Retail School and Pearl Academy of Fashion, New Delhi. He is an MBA, with specialization in Information Technology and Marketing. He has over 25 years of work experience in the field of IT consulting and solution impleme...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:640 pages, 9.84 × 7.48 × 0.07 inPublished:July 3, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198080999

ISBN - 13:9780198080992

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PART I: CONCEPTS and STRUCTURE OF MIS1. Fundamentals of Information Systems2. Role of MIS in Business3. Strategic Advantage of ITPART II: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE4. Hardware Resources5. Software Resources6. Data Resources7. Networks and TelecommunicationsPART III: INFORMATION SYSTEM APPLICATIONS8. E-Business Applications9. Enterprise Systems10. Applications for Service Sector11. Electronic Commerce12. Decision Support Systems13. Knowledge Management and Intelligent Systems14. Mobile Computing and M-CommercePART IV: DEVELOPMENT OF MIS15. Information Systems Planning and Development16. Implementing Information SystemsPART V: MANAGEMENT and CHALLENGES OF MIS17. Information Security Management18. Ethical and Societal Challenges of IT19. Information System Leadership20. Managing Global System