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Managing and Using Information Systems: A Strategic Approach, 5th Edition

Managing and Using Information Systems: A Strategic Approach, 5th Edition

Keri E. Pearlson, Carol S. Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-118-28173-4

Aug 2012

416 pages

Select type: Paperback


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This brief, but complete, paperback builds a basic framework for the relationships among business strategy, information systems, and organizational strategies. Readers will learn how IT relate to organizational design and business strategy, how to recognize opportunities in the work environment, and how to apply current technologies in innovative ways.

Related Resources

  • Each chapter now features a new textbox called Social Business Lens, which presents a topic related to the chapter that has enabled, or is fundamental to using, social tools in the enterprise.
  • Many chapters also feature a Geographic Lens textbox, which relates a current global issue to the topic of the chapter.
  • Food For Thought sections are now integrated into the chapter or moved to the book's companion website.
  • Significant revisions to both the Business of IT chapter and the Governance chapter.
  • For Instructors: The Pearlson and Saunders Faculty Hub, a community website and collaboration space, facilitates connections among instructors and offers a place to share teaching materials, ideas, and creative projects.
  • Designed as an MBA-level foundational book on IS concepts from which professors can build in their own selection of cases and readings.
  • Covers the key, fundamental issues that managers need to be knowledgeable and active participants in information systems decisions. 
  • Uses the IS Strategy Triangle as a unifying theme to show the strategic context of all topics.