Management Information Systems for the Information Age

Management Information Systems for the Information Age
By Stephen Haag, Maeve Cummings

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The Ninth Edition of Management Information Systems for the Information Age provides you the ultimate in flexibility to tailor content to the exact needs for your MIS or IT course. The nine chapters and thirteen Extended Learning Modules may be presented in logical sequence, or you may choose your own mix of technical topics and business/managerial topics.

Chapters cover what instructors want students to know about MIS while Extended Learning Modules (XLMs) show students what they can do with MIS. A contemporary writing style and a wealth of examples engage students in the content. Arranged with chapter opening cases that highlight how an organization has successfully implemented many of the chapter’s concepts and chapter closing cases that help students apply what they just learned gives students the hands-on knowledge that is applicable in both their personal and professional experiences.


Product Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #34320 in Books
  • Brand: School book
  • Model: 978-0-07-337685-1
  • Published on: 2012-02-02
  • Format: Unabridged
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 10.70" h x .90" w x 8.70" l, 2.60 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 608 pages

Features

  • Paper back book
  • Available for most Universities
  • Management and Business students

Editorial Reviews

About the Author
Maeve Cummings is a professor of Information Systems at Pittsburg State University. She holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science and an M.B.A. from Pittsburg State, and a Ph.D. in Information Systems from the University of Texas at Arlington. She has published in various journals including the Journal of Global Information Management and the Journal of Computer Information Systems. She serves on various editorial boards and is a coauthor of two concepts books within the I-Series. Maeve has been teaching for 20 years and lives in Pittsburg, Kansas, with her husband, Slim.

Stephen Haag is the Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Director of the MBA program in the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.  Prior to being Associate Dean, Stephen served as Chair of the Department of Information Technology and Electronic Commerce in the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.  Stephen holds a B.B.A. and M.B.A. from West Texas State University and a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Arlington.  Stephen has been teaching in the classroom since 1982 and publishing books since 1984.

Stephen is the coauthor of numerous books including "Interactions: Teaching English as a Second Language" (with his mother and father), "Information Technology: Tomorrow's Advantage Today" (with Peter Keen), "Excelling in Finance," and more than 40 books within the "I-Series."  He has also written numberous articles appearing in such journals as Communications of the ACM, Soio-Economic Planning Siences, the International Journal of Systems Science, Managerial and Decision Economics, Applied Economics, and the Australian Journal of Management.


Customer Reviews

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
1Modules missing in this book and online. Avoid Mcgraw Hill
By Cory
I've had huge issues with Mcgraw Hill in previous years. As a student I absolutely hate them, made my college experience obnoxious.

This books further proves it. For my class students were asked to do certain modules that are in the book. Come to find out these modules are not physically included in this book but are actually online for the books website. Went to the website, which was confusing, which lead me to another website that was even more confusing. Then I found out I need to go to some online learning center website as well. Once I get to the online learning center the website tells me the modules are no longer available.

Seriously, what kind of people pull that kind of nonsense? I really hope i never have to deal with McGraw Hill again.

13 of 13 people found the following review helpful.
3Good Book, Kindle version flawed
By Bill A
I think the textbook CONTENT is great, informative and interesting. I like it.

But..

This is my first college textbook in a Digital format. I purchased the kindle version because of the dramatic price difference between e-book and hardcover.I am stuck with this e-book as the class is well underway.

I am using the Kindle for PC and the Kindle for Android version reader software.

While I think it is great to have a copy of the text on both my PC and my Android device for reading, the lack of actual page numbers makes it impossible to find instructor assignments and quote the text for my written assignments.

The page numbers on this particular version are not useful. I show 21245 pages.

There are no references to actual page numbers.(cannot search by page)

The content appears to be re-arranged from the printed version. Some of the learning modules are placed in the back of the text instead of after the chapter in which they refer.

The diagrams and images are not zoom-able on the PC version.

I am pretty sure this problem rests with both McGraw-Hill publisher and Amazon for allowing something like actual page numbers to be ignored.

I am excited that e-textbooks are beginning to show up as a way to save money and save my back from carrying 30lbs of books; however, they need to improve this format to be truly useful for something important like an expensive education.

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
3Basic overview - not a graduate-level text
By Lezlie L. Ramsey
If you have little experience working in or with information technology, then this is a good, basic overview. However, it's being used as an MBA text and for readers who have experience it is painfully basic and completely overlooks the possibility of an audience with experience. The saving grace to it are the case studies.

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