Blending a strong practical focus with a consistent foundation in research and theory, this book introduces the reader to the essential management issues and considerations required to make the information systems resource work in and for an organization. It presents the information systems resource in a business rather than a technical or theoretical context, and explores the practical use of information systems in achieving corporate goals. The text approaches real management issues, where there is not always a right or a wrong answer, encouraging the reader to think critically and enter into a classroom dialogue. To help the student, the text is supported by strong end of chapter questions, references and further reading sections.
Scope and Role of Information Systems Management.
Foundation of Information Systems Management.
The Role of Information Systems as a Corporate Entity.
Information Technology as a Competitive Weapon.
Strategic Information Systems Planning.
The Organizational Placement of the Information Systems Department.
Information Systems Corporate Issues and Opportunities.
Duties of the Information Systems Department.
The Elements of Information Systems Department Management.
Functional Challenges and the Information Systems Manager.
Organizing the Information Systems Department.
Information Systems Personnel Management.
Information Systems Development Methodologies and Projects.
Information Systems as a Functional Entity: Issues and Opportunities.
The Role of Information Systems as a User-Support Entity.
End-User Applications Development.
Organizing Information Systems to Support End-User Computing.
Information Systems as a User-Support Entity: Issues and Opportunities.
Quality of Work.
Quality of Life.
Suggested Student Projects.
Supplementary Reading List.
Series: Wiley Series in Computing & Information Processing
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 496
Published: 2nd January 1990
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 16.0
Edition Number: 1