Processes, Systems, and Information: An Introduction to MIS, 4th edition

  • Earl H. McKinney
  • David M. Kroenke

Overview

A process focus that’s engaging, relevant, and easy to teach  
Transform your understanding of MIS 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 you 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 will help you understand what business systems actually are and why they’re so important.  

In the 4th 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. It's 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.

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. AI and Robots

PART 3: STRUCTURED PROCESSES AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

6. Information Systems Security

7. Using IS to Improve Processes

8. Supporting Processes with ERP Systems

9. Supporting the Procurement Process with SAP

(Appendix 9) SAP Sales Tutorial

PART 4: DYNAMIC PROCESSES AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

10. Supporting the Sales Process with SAP

(Appendix 10) SAP Sales Tutorial

11. Collaboration, Social Media, and IS

12. Analytics and IS

(Appendix 12) Power BI Analytics Tutorial

Extension 1. Information Systems Careers

Extension 2. Hardware and Software 

Extension 3. Process Management and Information Systems Development

Extension 4. Location-Based Data Information Systems: Mobile Devices and Geographic Information Systems

Appendix A

Application Exercises

Glossary 

Index

Published by Pearson (May 25th 2021) - Copyright © 2022