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Foundations of Information Systems in Business 1

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Foundations of Information Systems inBusiness
James A. O'Brien, and George Marakas. Management
 
Information Systems withMISource 2007, 8
th
ed. Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 2007. ISBN: 13 9780073323091
 
Chapter 1 Foundations of Information Systems in Business
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1.
Understand the concept of a system and how it relates to IS
2.
Explain why knowledge of IS is important for businessprofessionals; Identify five areas of Is knowledge needed
3.
Give examples to illustrate how business applications of IScan support a firm’s business processes, managerialdecision making, and strategies for competitive advantage
4.
Provide examples of IS from your experiences withbusiness organizations in the real world
5.
Identify challenges that a business manager might face inmanaging the successful, ethical development anduse of information technology
6.
Provide examples of the components of real world IS
7.
Become familiar with the myriad of career opportunities in IS
Learning Objectives
 
Chapter 1 Foundations of Information Systems in Business
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Foundation Concepts
Why study information systems and informationtechnology?
Vital component of successful businesses
Helps businesses expand and compete
Improves efficiency and effectiveness of business processes
Facilitates managerial decision making andworkgroup collaboration

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