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MIS5, 5th Edition

  • includes CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
  • Hossein Bidgoli
  • ISBN-10: 1285836456
  • ISBN-13: 9781285836454
  • 336 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2013, 2012
  • COPYRIGHT: 2015 Published
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About the Product

Created by the continuous feedback of a “student-tested, faculty-approved” process, MIS5 delivers a visually appealing, succinct print component, tear-out review cards for students and instructors and a consistent online offering with CourseMate that includes an eBook in addition to a set of interactive digital tools all at a value-based price and proven to increase retention and outcomes. MIS5 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 via Facebook, Twitter (@4LTRPress_MIS) and LinkedIn (4LTR Press for MIS). Follow along!


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

  • The brand-new End of Chapter questions will include: 8 new Review and Discussion questions, 6 Projects, 5 new Cases and a brand-new section “Are you ready to move on” which offers 6 Test Questions.

  • Updated information boxes and end-of-chapter cases show MIS applications in current business settings.

  • Big data, the Internet of Everything, and Contextual Computing are some of the new topics covered.

  • Every 4LTR Press solution comes complete with an engaging print textbook, tear-out review cards, an interactive digital solution (CourseMate), and an eBook all of which were directly influenced from 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 5 offers today's most current IS statistics, hardware, software, and applications.

  • Hossein Bidgoli provides a daily article link on current MIS topics via Facebook, LinkedIn (4LTR Press for MIS) and Twitter.

  • 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.

  • Every 4LTR Press solution comes with CourseMate, the interactive digital component that offers a full suite of unique learning tools that appeal to different learning styles. Quizzes, videos, games, and more are only a click away.

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

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.
6. Data Communication: Delivering Information Anywhere and Anytime.
7. The Internet, Intranets, and Extranets.
8. E-Commerce.
9. Global Information Systems.
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 Cyber Crime (Ch. 4), Big Data (Ch. 3), Net Neutrality (Ch. 4), the Internet of Everything (Ch. 7) and Contextual Computing (Ch. 13) are prime examples.
  • The End of Chapter content has been redesigned to include 8 new Review and Discussion questions, 6 Projects, 5 new Cases and a brand-new section “Are you ready to move on” which offers 6 Test Questions.


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

Instructor Supplements

CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285836502 | ISBN-13: 9781285836508)

Cengage Learning's MIS5 CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. MIS5 CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need! MIS5 CourseMate includes an interactive eBook and interactive teaching and learning tools including: Quizzes, Flashcards, Videos, and Engagement Tracker, a first-of-its-kind tool that monitors student engagement in the course.

Student Supplements

CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285836502 | ISBN-13: 9781285836508)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Read your textbook, take notes, review flashcards, watch videos, and take practice quizzes—online with CourseMate.