Managing Information Systems, 2nd Edition
An Organizational Perspective


By David Broddy, et al.
Financial Times/ Pearson Education Limited
February 2005
ISBN: 0273686356
299 Pages, Illustrated, 7 " x 9 "
$82.50 Paper Original


Technical developments continue to enable great change in organizations. Securing the benefits, however, requires more than technology; it requires a coherent approach to organizational and strategic issues. This book draws on both academic research and current practice to present a distinctively organizational perspective on the management of computer-based information systems. This second edition of Managing Information Systems maintains a four-part framework and a range of valuable pedagogical features to encourage active learning.

Features
" Integrates the management of IS with central themes from organizational behavior and strategy using a consistent
" interaction model
" throughout the text
" European and international examples encourage students to relate theory to experience and practice
" An extensive glossary of terms helps students to learn key terms and revise.
" Coverage of the role of information systems in organizations helps students apply theory to the business context

Contents
Preface
PART I. FOUNDATIONS
1. Information systems and organizations
2. Emerging IS trends in organizations
PART II. STRATEGY
3. Using information systems to reinvent strategy
4. Using information systems to rethink business processes
5. Assessing the costs and benefits of information systems
PART III. ORGANISATION
6. Cultural, structural and political aspects of information systems
7. Organizing and positioning information system activities
8. People and information systems
PART IV. IMPLEMENTATION
9. Managing and implementing single projects
10. Managing a program of projects
Index


Return to the Businesss Titles Home Page