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Management Information Systems, 4th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-32109-5
528 pages
October 2016, ©2017
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The 4th Edition of Management Information Systems promotes active learning like no other text in the market. Each chapter is comprised of tightly coupled concepts and section-level student activities that transport your students from passively learning about IS to doing IS in a realistic context. The integration of Microsoft Excel and Access exercises at the end of every chapter enables students to practice their Microsoft application skills in the context of the chapter material.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Information Systems
Chapter 2 Organizational Strategy, Competitive Advantage, and Information Systems
Chapter 3 Data and Knowledge Management
Chapter 4 Telecommunications and Networking  
Chapter 5 Business Analytics  
Chapter 4 Telecommunications and Networking  
Chapter 5 Business Analytics
Chapter 6 Ethics and Privacy  
Chapter 7 Information Security 
Chapter 8 Social Computing 
Chapter 9 E-Business and E-Commerce 
Chapter 10 Wireless, Mobile Computing, and Mobile Commerce  
Chapter 11 Information Systems within the Organization  
Chapter 12 Customer Relationship Management  
Chapter 13 Supply Chain Management 
Chapter 14 Acquiring Information Systems and Applications  

Plug IT In 1 Business Processes and Business Process Management  
Plug IT In 2 Hardware and Soft ware  Plug IT In 3 Fundamentals of Relational Database Operations  
Plug IT In 4 Cloud Computing  
Plug IT In 5 Artificial Intelligence  
Plug IT In 6 Project Management  
Plug IT In 7 Protecting Your Information Assets 
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New to This Edition

  • Chapter 5: Completely rewritten chapter on Business Analytics. Chapter provides a visual overview of the Analytics process (Figure 5.3), and extensive coverage of descriptive analytics, predictive analytics, and prescriptive analytics.
  • Plug IT In 5: Completely rewritten Plug IT In on Artificial Intelligence. This Plug In differentiates between weak AI and strong AI and then addresses AI technologies such as expert systems, machine learning, deep learning, and neural networks. The Plug In continues with a discussion of AI applications, including machine vision, natural language processing, robotics, speech recognition, and intelligent agents.
  • Chapter 3 contains expanded coverage of Big Data.
  • Plug IT In 1 provides expanded coverage of business processes.
  • All new or updated IT’s About Business, chapter opening and closing cases, and examples.
  • Pedagogical changes include: (a) Revised and streamlined “Apply the Concept” activities now relate directly to chapter objectives (b) New “Internship Activities” replace the Ruby’s Club activities from previous editions. Each Internship Activity includes a software demo that requires students to apply new tools to business problems (c) Revised “Collaboration Exercises” now each require use of Google Drive. (d) Revised and streamlined database and spreadsheet exercises for every chapter. These include references to lessons in the WileyPLUS lab manual for students who need instruction or review.

                

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The Wiley Advantage

  • WileyPLUS with ORION addresses the challenges of student readiness and retention, and helps instructors and students improve learning outcomes by integrating course content with learning tools, assessment, and practice activities within one adaptive platform. Based on cognitive science, ORION provides students with a personal, adaptive learning experience so they can identify what they know and don’t know early, build their proficiency on topics, and use their study time most effectively. WileyPLUS with ORION helps students learn by learning about them.
  • Author Lecture Videos: Created by author Kelly Rainer, these short video clips reinforce key concepts from each learning objective and are integrated into the e-text throughout WPLS.
  • Technology Guides: These guides offer additional material on technology topics not included in the main text and current hot topics in IT.
  • Concise and Engaging: The chapters in this text provide what students need to know without overwhelming them with details.
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Instructors Resources
Wiley Instructor Companion Site
Instructor's Manual
Contains detailed solutions to all questions, exercises, and problems in the textbook, along with teaching ideas and activity suggestions.
Test Bank
Test your students' comprehension with this printable, editable digital collection of fill-in-the-blank, multiple-choice, true/false, and free-response questions.
Respondus Computerized Test Bank
Respondus is a powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to Blackboard, ANGEL, Brightspace by D2L, Pearson eCollege, Canvas, Moodle, and other learning systems. Exams can be created offline using a familiar Windows environment, or moved from one LMS to another. Whether you are a veteran of online testing or relatively new to it, Respondus will save you hours on each project.
Activity Links and Starter Files
Apply the Concept activities link out to the web providing videos for students to view and use in the activities.
IS Weekly Updates
Weekly updates harvested from around the web provide you with the latest IT news and issues.
PowerPoint Presentations
Our PowerPoint presentations contain a combination of key concepts allowing you to illustrate important topics with images, figures, and problems from the textbook.
Image Gallery
Use this digital repository of images displayed throughout the textbook to enliven your PowerPoint slides and interact with the reading assignments in the classroom.
Reading Quizzes
These quizzes reinforce basic concepts from the reading.
Database Activity Solution Files
Every database activity in the book comes with a solution file that can be used in the Office Grader Application or by an individual to grade the studentsí submissions.
Spreadsheet Activity Solution Files
Every spreadsheet activity in the book comes with a solution file
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Students Resources
Wiley Student Companion Site
Activity Links and Starter Files
Apply the Concept activities link out to the web providing videos for students to view and use in the activities.
PowerPoint Presentations
Our PowerPoint presentations contain a combination of key concepts allowing you to illustrate important topics with images, figures, and problems from the textbook.
Video Lectures
Available only in WileyPLUS Learning Space, these video lectures show the authors providing explanations of key concepts throughout the book.
Database Activity Starter Files
When appropriate, students are provided with starter files to complete as part of the deliverable.
Practice quizzes
Each chapter exam contains fill in the blank, application, and multiple choice questions that provide immediate feedback with the correct answer.
CareerShift
A leading online job search tool, CareerShift enables students to conduct their own job search using the power of search and the power of organization. They can conduct campaigns for jobs and keep all their resources and communication in one spot.
Spreasheet Activity Starter Files
When appropriate, students are provided with starter files to complete as part of the deliverable.
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