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Management Information Systems, 1/e  by Girdhar Joshi

Management Information Systems, 1/e

Author(s): Girdhar Joshi
9780198080992
Paperback
03 Jul 2013
524  Pages
Price:  475.00
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  • About the Book
  • Readership
  • Salient Features
  • Table of Contents
  • About the Author(s)

Management Information Systems is a comprehensive textbook designed to meet the needs of postgraduate management students. The book elaborates on how information systems (IS), supported by information technology (IT), help businesses gain competitive advantages and meet corporate objectives.
 
Divided into five parts, the first part, Concepts and Structure of MIS, discusses the basic concepts of IS, strategic advantages of IT, and corporate decision-making. The second part, IT Infrastructure, covers the various hardware, software, database, and telecommunication components. The third part, IS Applications, throws light on enterprise applications, enterprise systems, and 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 the development and implementation of 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.

 A comprehensive textbook designed to meet the needs of postgraduate management students. 


  • Covers the latest developments in the IT arena and correlates them with problem-solving in the modern business world
  • Includes emerging platforms and technologies such as mobile computing and m-commerce to widen the scope of IT in business management
  • Includes case studies and business problems from companies such as Archies, Infosys, Wipro, Amul, ONGC, Maruti Udyog, Videocon, Snapdeal.com, Titan Industries, etc., that illustrate practical situations encountered in the real business world
  • Provides project work under the section MIS Development that helps readers understand the use of IT tools for business decision-making

 PART I: CONCEPTS AND STRUCTURE OF MIS

Chapter 1. Concepts of Information Systems
Chapter 2. MIS in Business
Chapter 3. Strategic Advantage of IT
PART II: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE
Chapter 4. Hardware Resources
Chapter 5. Software Resources
Chapter 6. Data Resources
Chapter 7. Networks and Telecommunications
PART III: INFORMATION SYSTEM APPLICATIONS
Chapter 8. E-business Applications
Chapter 9. Enterprise Systems
Chapter 10. Applications for Service Sector
Chapter 11. E-commerce
Chapter 12. Decision Support Systems
Chapter 13. Knowledge Management and Intelligent Systems
Chapter 14. Mobile Computing and M-commerce
PART IV: DEVELOPMENT OF MIS
Chapter 15. Information Systems Planning and Development
Chapter 16. Implementing Information Systems
PART V: MANAGEMENT AND CHALLENGES OF MIS
Chapter 17. Information Security Management
Chapter 18. Ethical and Societal Challenges of IT
Chapter 19. Information Systems Leadership
Chapter 20. Managing Global Systems
Index

Girdhar Joshi is Director and Principal Consultant at BNG Infotech, Mumbai. In addition, he is a guest faculty at Indian Retail School and Pearl Academy of Fashion, New Delhi. He holds an MBA degree, with specialization in information technology and marketing. Having over 25 years of work experience in the fields of IT consulting and solution implementation, he has headed several IT organizations that provide technology solutions to various types of companies—manufacturing, logistics, and retail being some of them. He has also written Information Technology for Retail, published by Oxford University Press, India.



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