Experiencing MIS, 8th edition

  • David M. Kroenke
  • Randall J Boyle

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For undergraduate Introductory Management Information Systems courses.


Understand the ways information systems are transforming business

As technology continues to change the way organizations do business, knowledge of MIS is critical. Experiencing MIS illustrates how organizations use information systems to solve business problems every day. This modular text uses illustrative cases, exercises, projects, and other aids to ensure readers connect concepts to everyday life by making MIS interesting and relevant to them. Changes and highlights in the 8th Edition keep pace with the fast-moving world of MIS and keep learners up to date and knowledgeable on how to apply emerging technologies to better achieve their organization’s strategies. Unique and updated guides within each chapter highlight themes in ethics, security, MIS careers, and other timely topics.

Also available with MyLab MIS

MyLab™ is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. And, with Decision-Making Mini Simulations and Auto-Graded Excel and Access Projects, students learn how MIS concepts will help them succeed in their future careers.  

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Table of contents

Part 1: Why MIS?

1. The Importance of MIS

    CE1. Collaboration Information Systems for Decision Making, Problem Solving, and Project Management

2. Business Processes, Information Systems, and Information

    CE2. Collaborative Information Systems for Student Projects

3. Organizational Strategy, Information Systems, and Competitive Advantage


Part 2: Information Technology

4. Hardware and Software

    CE3. Mobile Systems

    CE4. Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016

5. Database Processing

    CE5. Database Design

    CE6. Using Microsoft Access 2016

    CE7. Using Excel and Access Together

6. The Cloud

    CE8. Network and Cloud Technology


Part 3: Using IS for Competitive Advantage

7. Processes, Organizations, and Information Systems

    CE9. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems

    CE10. Supply Chain Management

8. Social Media Information Systems

    CE11. Enterprise Social Networks and Knowledge Management

9. Business Intelligence Systems

    CE12. Database Marketing

    CE13. Reporting Systems and OLAP

    CE14. Artificial Intelligence and Automation


Part 4: Information Systems Management

10. Information Systems Security

11. Information Systems Management

     CE15. Data Breaches

     CE16. International MIS

     CE17. Systems Development Project Management

12. Information Systems Development

     CE18. Agile Development

     CE19. Business Process Management

Published by Pearson (February 7th 2018) - Copyright © 2019