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Processes, Systems, and Information: An Introduction to MIS, 3rd edition

  • Earl H. McKinney
  • David M. Kroenke

Published by Pearson (January 2nd 2018) - Copyright © 2019

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Overview

Transform your MIS course with Processes, Systems, and Information: An Introduction to MIS — a hands-on, process approach to business. Earl H. McKinney, Jr., and David M. Kroenke show students exactly how businesses use information systems and technology to create competitive strategies, support business processes, and accomplish their goals. Complete with numerous examples of business situations, this book helps students understand what business systems actually are and why they’re so important.

In the 3rd Edition, you’ll find a reflection of the current technological landscape, coverage of technologies new to the business scene, and a strong emphasis on security. Its clear and concise presentation, within the process context, makes Processes, Systems, and Information the ideal book for majors and non-majors alike. Non-majors will see the vital role IS plays in supporting their business processes.

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Table of contents

PART 1: WHY MIS?

1. The Importance of MIS

2. Business Processes, Information Systems, and Information

                 

PART 2: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

3  Networks and the Cloud

4. Database Processing

5. Information Systems Security

 

PART 3: STRUCTURED PROCESSES AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

6. Using IS to Improve Processes

7. Supporting Processes with ERP Systems

8. Supporting the Procurement Process with SAP

    (Appendix 8) SAP Procurement Tutorial

9. Supporting the Sales Process with SAP

    (Appendix 9) SAP Sales Tutorial

                                                                       

PART 4: DYNAMIC PROCESSES AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

10. Collaboration and IS

11. Social Media and IS

12. Business Intelligence and IS

     (Appendix 12) SAP Business Intelligence Tutorial


Extension 1    Information Systems Careers

Extension 2    Hardware and Software 

Extension 3    Process Management and Information Systems Development                         

Extension 4    AI and Robots    

Extension 5    Location-Based Data Information Systems: Mobile Devices and Geographic Information Systems

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