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MIS, 6th Edition

  • includes MIS Online, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
  • Hossein Bidgoli
  • ISBN-10: 1305632001
  • ISBN-13: 9781305632004
  • 336 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2015, 2014, 2013
  • COPYRIGHT: 2016 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Created by the continuous feedback of a “student-tested, faculty-approved” process, MIS 6 delivers a visually appealing, succinct print component, tear-out review cards for students and instructors and the new 4LTR Press Online, the digital learning tool that includes an eBook and personalized study and assessment resources, all at a value-based price and proven to increase retention and outcomes. MIS Online allows easy exploration of the content anywhere – including on a smartphone. On the innovative Study Board, notes and Study Bits can be collected from throughout the product and students can use their own tags and filters to organize and personalize study for their goals and schedule. A “My Progress” function better helps them prepare for tests and quizzes. MIS 6 employs state-of-the-art coverage through numerous practical applications and offers emerging cases from the information systems field. In addition, author Hossein Bidgoli provides a daily article link on current MIS topics, applications, and new developments via Facebook, Twitter (@4LTRPress_MIS) and LinkedIn (4LTR Press for MIS). Follow along!

Features

  • Several new Web sites and mobile apps have been added throughout the textbook.

  • The End of Chapter content includes new Review and Discussion questions, Projects, and the “Are you ready to move on” section, which offers 6 Test Questions.

  • Updated information boxes and end-of-chapter cases show MIS applications in current business settings. Web analytics and mobile analytics, mobile marketing, and social commerce are some of the new topics covered.

  • Every 4LTR Press solution comes complete with an engaging print textbook, tear-out review cards, the new 4LTR Press Online, the digital learning tool that includes an eBook and personalized study and assessment resources, all of which were directly influenced by student focus groups and surveys, and from interviews with over 200 faculty and students.

  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format without minimizing coverage for your course.

  • MIS 6 offers today's most current IS statistics, hardware, software, and applications.

  • Hossein Bidgoli provides a daily article link on current MIS topics, applications, and new developments via Facebook, LinkedIn (4LTR Press for MIS) and Twitter. MIS 6 comes with a brand new YouTube channel that offers real life videos with practical information systems applications.

  • Tear-Out Review Cards at the back of the Student Editions provide students a portable study tool containing all of the pertinent information for class preparation.

  • Instructor Prep Cards at the back of the Instructor's Edition make preparation simple with detachable cards for each chapter, offering a quick map of chapter content, a list of corresponding PowerPoint and video resources, additional examples, and suggested assignments and discussion questions to help you organize chapter content efficiently.

  • All of the content and resources you expect with a supplements package that is second to none including test banks tagged for AACSB standards and Bloom's Taxonomy, Instructor Manual with solutions to end of chapter content, and PowerPoint presentations.

Reviews

"Compared to many college textbooks this one has short chapters, down to earth reading material, and great real life examples. If you're looking to learn interactively the course mate material is very helpful as well and easy to navigate! This is also reasonably priced too!"
— Jonathan D. Klinect

About the Author

Hossein Bidgoli

Hossein Bidgoli, Ph.D., is professor of Management Information Systems at California State University. Dr. Bidgoli helped set up the first PC Lab in the United States and served as its initial director. He is the author of 45 textbooks, 27 manuals and more than 60 technical articles and papers on various aspects of computer applications, information systems and network security, e-commerce and decision support systems published and presented throughout the world. Dr. Bidgoli also serves as the editor-in-chief of THE HANDBOOK OF TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT, THE INTERNET ENCYCLOPEDIA, THE HANDBOOK OF INFORMATION SECURITY, THE HANDBOOK OF COMPUTER NETWORKS and THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS was a recipient of one of the Library Journal’s Best Reference Sources for 2002. THE INTERNET ENCYCLOPEDIA was a recipient of one of the 2004 PSP Awards (Professional and Scholarly Publishing) by Association of American Publishers.

Table of Contents

Part I: FUNDAMENTALS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS.
1. Information Systems: An Overview.
2. Computers: The Machines Behind Computing.
3. Database Systems, Data Warehouses, and Data Marts.
4. Personal, Legal, Ethical, and Organizational Issues of Information Systems.
5. Protecting Information Resources.
Part II: DATA COMMUNICATION, THE INTERNET, E-COMMERCE, AND GLOBAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS.
6. Data Communication: Delivering Information Anywhere and Anytime.
7. The Internet, Intranets, and Extranets.
8. E-Commerce.
9. Global Information Systems.
Part III: IS DEVELOPMENT, ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS, MSS, AND EMERGING TRENDS.
10. Building Successful Information Systems.
11. Enterprise Systems.
12. Management Support Systems.
13. Intelligent Information Systems.
14. Emerging Trends, Technologies, and Applications.

New to this edition

  • Brand-new topics have been added of which Web analytics and mobile analytics (Ch. 3), spear phishing (Ch. 5), mobile marketing (Ch. 8), social commerce (Ch. 8), are prime examples. Twelve new information boxes and 5 brand new cases have been added and/ or replaced the old once.
  • The End of Chapter content includes new Review and Discussion questions and Projects.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305666194 | ISBN-13: 9781305666191)

Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

MIS Online, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 130565823X | ISBN-13: 9781305658233)

MIS 6 Online allows students to study how and when they want. MIS 6 Online allows easy exploration of the content anywhere−including on a smartphone! Using the innovative StudyBoard, students can collect notes and StudyBits throughout the product and can leverage a series of tags and filters to organize and personalize their study time.

LMS Integrated MIS Online, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305671104 | ISBN-13: 9781305671102)

Cengage Learning has partnered with leading LMS providers to deliver seamless access to our premier learning solutions from the environment that is most comfortable and familiar to you and your students. This allows students get up and running quickly and for you to enhance and customize your course with learning activities that will elevate thinking and improve course outcomes.

Student Supplements

MIS Online, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 130565823X | ISBN-13: 9781305658233)

MIS 6 Online allows students to study how and when they want. MIS 6 Online allows easy exploration of the content anywhere−including on a smartphone! Using the innovative StudyBoard, students can collect notes and StudyBits throughout the product and can leverage a series of tags and filters to organize and personalize their study time.

LMS Integrated MIS Online, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305671104 | ISBN-13: 9781305671102)

Cengage Learning provides Learning Management System (LMS) integration with its MindLinks service. This service is designed to deliver an optimal user experience for you through the learning management system (LMS) you already use. We've made it easier for you to complete your coursework all through a single-sign-on environment to your LMS.