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Information System in Business Today- Chpter 1

By | July 2013
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7/29/2013

ManagementInformationSystems

Chapter1

Chapter 1: Information Systems in Global Business Today

Learning Objectives

Information Systems in  y Business Today
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• Understand the effects of information  systems on business and their relationship to  globalization. • Explain why information systems are so  essential in business today. • Define an information system and describe  its management, organization, and  technology components. Copyright © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc.

ManagementInformationSystems
Chapter 1: Information Systems in Global Business Today

ManagementInformationSystems
Chapter 1: Information Systems in Global Business Today

Learning Objectives (cont.)

Shortening Lines at Disney World: Technology to the Rescue

• Define complementary assets and explain  how they ensure that information systems  provide genuine value to an organization. • Describe the different academic disciplines  used to study information systems and  explain how each contributes to our  understanding of them.  • Explain what is meant by a sociotechnical  systems perspective. 1.3

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• Problem: Long lines limit how many rides, shops, and restaurants a  customer can visit during a stay.  • Solutions: Enhance customer satisfaction and spending by using  information systems to spot gridlock and improve crowd flow. • Operational Command Center uses video cameras, digital maps,  computer programs, and mobile apps to monitor attendance,  registers, and spot and prevent gridlock • Demonstrates IT’s role in increasing value and revenue in any  business. • Illustrates the potential for technology to improve customer  experience. 1.4

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