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This book is a step in the right direction in engaging students and helping them realize how exciting IT can be. Clear textual and image cues help to identify the different subchapters and sections of the text. This unique opportunity helps provide his teaching and writing with a broad, deep, and continually refreshed perspective on key industry galllaugher and developments.

Textbook addresses most of the major areas covered in and introductory information technology management course. Examples illustrating the concepts discussed are consistently boxed in. The teaching approach in this text encourages students to think deeper and more practically about the space where business gaplaugher technology meet.

Information Systems: A Manager’s Guide to Harnessing Technology

It is difficult to create a comprehensive text that addresses substantive the numerous concepts associated with management information systems. The book does not break subjects up like other MIS textbooks. Text is well written and easy to read. Want to Read saving…. Gallwugher rated it really liked it Mar 16, I would not consider using an edition of this textbook that is more than infotmation years old.

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Trivia About Information Syste Chapters 4, 6,7, 8, 10, 12, and 14 are particularly relevant for such a course.

The selection of chapters is appropriate to the discipline. The author does make a very good effort to make the subject engaging.

The chapters were formatted in a consistent manner. Other than that I didn’t notice an issue.

This text covered the concepts it addressed in a substantive manner using a non-technical engaging However, it be prudent to update the business cases along with the content to retain relevancy.

Technology and the Modern Enterprise 1. Rather than lead with technical topics, the book starts with strategic thinking, focusing on big-picture issues that have confounded experts but will engage students. Typical textbook but more enjoyable than most. I appreciate the chapter objectives, take aways and questions and exercises.

The technical terminology and jargon was explained and kept to a minimum. How does Spain’s fashion giant Zara, a firm that shuns the sort of offshore manufacturing used by every other popular clothing chain, offer cheap fashions that fly off the shelves, all while achieving growth rates and profit margins that put Gap to shame?


A Manager’s Guide to Harnessing Technology can change this. Alma marked it as to-read Apr 29, Reviews Learn more about reviews.

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The logical, consistent divisions of the chapters facilitated navigation. The book is very modular. It is very relevant right now but could become outdated very quickly.

And how can managers compete when these dynamics are present?

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I also like the the consistent structure of each chapter, where learning objectives are presented at the beginning, and key takeaways are listed at the end. Supercomputing and Grid Computing 5. The textbook is written in a very reader friendly style.

However, the flow of the text is infotmation by interspersing technical content chapters with chapters focused on business cases.

Winky marked it as to-read Feb 10, Some readers may find the additional details of value.