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For introductory courses in Management Information Systems.


A functional text for turning concepts into practice

Experiencing MIS illustrates how organizations use information systems to solve business problems every day. Technology is fundamentally changing the way organizations operate, enabling them to be more productive, innovative, and adaptable. Graduates need to know how to apply emerging technologies to better achieve their organizations’ strategies. This modular text uses illustrative cases, exercises, projects, and other aids to connect concepts to everyday life. The 9th Edition takes into account recent major technological advances, including self-driving cars, smart devices, virtual reality, automated workforces, and data breaches. These developments are reflected in new case studies, new career and ethics guides, updated statistics, and refreshed chapter content.


Also available as a Pearson eText or packaged with MyLab MIS

Pearson eText is a simple-to-use, mobile-optimized, personalized reading experience that can be adopted on its own as the main course material. It lets students highlight, take notes, and review key vocabulary all in one place, even when offline. Seamlessly integrated videos and other rich media engage students and give them access to the help they need, when they need it. Educators can easily customize the table of contents and share their own notes with students so they see the connection between their eText and what they learn in class – motivating them to keep reading, and keep learning.


If your instructor has assigned Pearson eText as your main course material, search for:

• 013650048X/9780136500483 Pearson eText Experiencing MIS -- Access Card, 9/e

OR

• 013651023X/9780136510239 Pearson eText Experiencing MIS -- Instant Access, 9/e


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.


If you would like to purchase both the Pearson eText and MyLab MIS, search for:

013650048X/9780136500483 MyLab MIS with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for Experiencing MIS, 9/e


Package consists of:

0136500498 / 9780136500490 MyLab MIS -- Pearson eText Upgrade -- for Experiencing MIS

0136510140 / 9780136510147 Pearson eText Experiencing MIS -- Access Card


Note: You are purchasing a standalone book; Pearson eText and MyLab do not come packaged with this content. Students, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. 


Table of contents

PART 1: WHY MIS?

  1. The Importance of MIS
  2. Organizational Strategy, Information Systems, and Competitive Advantage 
  3. Business Intelligence Systems


PART 2: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

  1. Hardware and Software
  2. Database Processing
  3. The Cloud


PART 3: USING IS FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

  1. Collaboration Information Systems for Decision Making, Problem Solving, and Project Management
  2. Processes, Organizations, and Information Systems
  3. Social Media Information Systems 


PART 4: INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT

  1. Information Systems Security
  2. Information Systems Management
  3. Information Systems Development

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