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Strategic Management of Information Systems, 5th Edition International Student Version

Strategic Management of Information Systems, 5th Edition International Student Version

Keri E. Pearlson, Carol S. Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-118-32254-3

Nov 2012

416 pages

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Pearlson and Saunders' Strategic Management of Information Systems, Fifth Edition, conveys the insights and knowledge MBA students need to become knowledgeable and active participants in information systems decisions. This text is written to help managers begin to form a point of view of how information systems will help, hinder, and create opportunities for their organizations. It is intended to provide a solid foundation of basic concepts relevant to using and managing information.

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Chapter 1 Linking Systems Strategy and the Organization

Chapter 2 Strategic Use of Information Resources in a Global Economy

Chapter 3 Organizational Strategy: Managerial Levers

Chapter 4 Work Design: Enabling Global Collaboration

Chapter 5 Building and Changing Global Business Processes

Chapter 6 Information Systems Strategy: Architecture and Infrastructure

Chapter 7 Cost Recovery of Information Systems

Chapter 8 Governance of the Information Systems Organization

Chapter 9 Sourcing Information Systems around the World

Chapter 10 Managing Projects in a Global Ecosystem

Chapter 11 Business Analytics and Knowledge Management

Chapter 12 Ethical Guidelines for Information Use


  • Each chapter now features a new textbox called Social Business Lens, that selects on topic related to the main chapter and is enabled or fundamental to using social tools in the enterprise.
  • Many chapters also feature a Geographic Lens box, a single idea from a global issue related to the topic of the chapter.
  • Food For Thought sections are now integrated into the chapter or moved to the book's companion website.
  • The Business of IT chapter and the Governance chapter have been significantly revised.
  • Designed as a 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.