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MIS, 10th Edition

  • Hossein Bidgoli
  • ISBN-10: 0357418697
  • ISBN-13: 9780357418697
  • 358 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2019, 2018, 2017
  • COPYRIGHT: 2021 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Introduce your students to MIS today with the most practical and current title available: MIS 10. Updates throughout this edition present the latest developments in cloud computing, AR/VR, quantum computing and blockchain. New case studies and information boxes connect the principles your students are learning to the most current developments in technology and business today. Key concepts and skills within each case are now tagged to the corresponding AASCB standards to ensure your students are focused on the most important information for success. For further support, this edition's completely redesigned MindTap offers a robust digital learning experience. New MindTap concept and career videos present job options while interactive case studies bridge today's technology and strategy. Use It activities, give your students immediate feedback and MindTap's RSS feeds present the latest trends with a focus on success in the real world.

Features

  • CURRENT COVERAGE EXPLORES AND EXPLAINS THE TECHNOLOGY BEHIND RECENT MIS DEVELOPMENTS AND TRENDS. The author carefully examines the technology behind recent business cases and developments that students are familiar with, but likely do not understand, such as blockchain and cryptocurrency. Coverage also examines 5G and its business applications as well as the use of VR in today's workplace.

  • CONCISE, COMPLETE MODULES PRESENT INFORMATION IN AN APPEALING, READER-FRIENDLY FORMAT. Succinct, yet comprehensive, modules break meaningful content into manageable segments. These modules offer a reader-friendly format that encourages students to read the information -- all without minimizing coverage for your course.

  • MINDTAP DIGITAL RESOURCES PROPEL STUDENTS FROM MEMORIZATION TO MASTERY. This online, outcome-driven application gives you complete ownership of your course. With MindTap you can challenge every student in your course, build their confidence and empower them to be unstoppable. Built-in apps leverage social media and allow students to take the entire ebook on the go. The latest learning technology helps students stay connected to your course and to you, while MindTap Reader takes the textbook experience to a whole new level with the ability to take notes or highlight within the Reader itself.

  • PERSONALIZED TEAM SUPPORTS YOUR MINDTAP TEACHING EFFORTS. MindTap isn’t just a tool; it’s backed by a personalized team eager to support you. Find the help you need to set up your course within MindTap and tailor the resources to your specific objectives. You are ready to make an impact from day one. Your personalized MindTap Support Team is right here to help you and your students throughout the semester -- and beyond.

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 in Business.
2. Computers and Their Business Applications.
3. Data and Business Intelligence.
4. Personal, Legal, Ethical, and Organizational Issues.
5. Protecting Information Resources.
6. Data Communication: Delivering Information Anywhere and Anytime.
7. A Connected World.
8. E-Commerce.
9. Global Information Systems.
10. Building Successful Information Systems.
11. Enterprise Systems.
12. Supporting Decisions and Processes.
13. Artificial Intelligence and Automation.
14. Emerging Trends, Technologies, and Applications.

New to this edition

  • KEY TOPICS ALIGN WITH AASCB STANDARDS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE. This edition clearly labels key content with corresponding AASCB standards so you know that you are addressing the most current requirements. Case studies, information boxes and pertinent content are all clearly identified with current AASCB standards.
  • COMPLETELY REDESIGNED MINDTAP DIGITAL LEARNING EXPERIENCE OFFERS NEW ASSIGNMENTS, SCENARIOS AND CASE STUDIES. MindTap's exciting, redesigned digital resources now offer new analytical auto-graded assignments that provide immediate feedback to your students. This edition's MindTap also provides new branching scenarios and short case studies that test your learners’ understanding of foundational concepts. You can easily identify topics that are challenging the entire class while reducing the amount of time you spend grading.
  • NEW BRANCHING SCENARIOS PLACE STUDENTS IN POSITION AS KEY DECISION MAKERS. These new Branching Scenarios within MindTap for MIS 10 allow learners to apply their knowledge to novel business cases where they are positioned as the decision maker. The students make a series of decisions and see instant results. MindTap indicates if the decisions achieved an optimal or sub-optimal outcome, which provides the students with immediate feedback on their choices.
  • NEW CAREER AND CONCEPT VIDEOS IN MINDTAP FURTHER EXPLORE KEY LEARNINGS AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES. These engaging new videos enable learners to dig deeper into potential career paths and take foundational course content to the next level of application and understanding.
  • NEW SAM APP IN MINDTAP HELPS STUDENTS STRENGTHEN THEIR PROFICIENCY IN MICROSOFT® OFFICE APPLICATIONS. This new app provides access to SAM, an interactive online learning environment, designed to help students master Microsoft® Office and computer concepts essential to academic and career success. Students observe, practice, and train; then apply their skills live in the application. All Office 2019 Trainings, Exams and Projects are available in this edition’s MindTap.
  • YOU MAKE THE DECISION ACTIVITIES PLACE STUDENTS IN POSITION AS KEY DECISION MAKERS. These new branching scenario activities within MindTap for MIS 10 allow learners to apply their knowledge to novel business cases where they are positioned as the decision maker. The students make a series of decisions and see instant results. MindTap indicates if the decisions achieved an optimal or sub-optimal outcome, which provides the students with immediate feedback on their choices.

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

Instructor's Companion Website  (ISBN-10: 0357419278 | ISBN-13: 9780357419274)

Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of product-specific lecture and class tools is available online via the instructor resource center at www.cengage.com/login. You'll be able to access and download materials such as PowerPoint® presentations, a MindTap Educator’s Guide, instructor’s manual, assessment solutions, and more.

Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 0357419251 | ISBN-13: 9780357419250)

Cengage 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.