Using MIS plus myMISLab with Pearson eText: International Edition6th Edition
For undergraduate Introductory Management Information Systems courses.
An engaging introduction to how people use IS to solve business problems.
Using MIS explains why MIS is the most important course in the business school by showing students how businesses use information systems and technology to accomplish their goals, objectives, and competitive strategy.
With a new edition now publishing each year, Using MIS, 4e, contains fresh, new, and current material to help keep your students up to date.
I. WHY MIS?
1. The Importance of MIS
2. Collaboration Information Systems
3. Strategy and Information Systems
II. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
4. Hardware, Software, and Mobile Systems
5. Database Processing
6. Data Communication and the Cloud
III. USING IS FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE
7. Processes, Organizations, and Information Systems
8. Social Media Information Systems
9. Business Intelligence Systems
IV. INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
10. Development Processes
11. Information Systems Management
12. Information Security Management
The International Dimension
MyMISLab: Break through to engaging experiences.
MyMISLab engages students in real business situations through simulations, and improves student’s course results with additional study materials, quizzing, and testing.
Guides: Three Guides per chapter – one each on ethics, security, and timely topics – foster thought, discussion, and active participation by concentrating on current issues in information systems. These amplify the chapter’s core material and help students strengthen their problem-solving skills to become better business professionals.
NEW! Chapter Opening Cases: New cases in the Third Edition demonstrate how information is relevant in the real world and include:
- GearUp (Chapters 1-6), a fictional start-up selling discontinued sporting goods and last year’s seasonal items at rock-bottom prices, but facing operational issues.
- PRIDE (Chapters 7-12), a Performance Recording, Integration, Delivery, and Evaluation system, that uses cloud technology and a wide array of mobile devices to integrate patient exercise data with health care providers, health clubs, insurance agencies, and employers.
MIS InClass: This feature--which appears in each chapter and is meant for in class group work--contains exercises, projects, and questions that help students connect classroom knowledge to everyday life, encouraging active participation.Chapter-Ending Cases: Chapter-Ending Cases – all less than one year old – allow students to think about the information in the chapter as it relates to a real business.
Collaboration Exercises: Collaboration Exercises foster teamwork outside of the classroom by enabling students to work on projects collectively, via collaboration software such as SharePoint through MyMISLab.
Office Application Exercises: Office Application Exercises, 27 in all, allow students to complete business application assignments in Excel or Access.
AIE: A fully annotated instructor’s edition gives professors helpful hints and tips for creating a more engaging classroom