Management Information System

Topics: Database, Data management, Data modeling Pages: 635 (193955 words) Published: February 18, 2013
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Jeffrey A. Hoffer
University of Dayton

V. Ramesh
Indiana University

Heikki Topi
Bentley University

Prentice Hall
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To Patty, for her sacrifices, encouragement, and support for over 28 years of being a textbook author widow. To my students and colleagues, for being receptive and critical and for challenging me to be a better teacher. —J.A.H. To Gayathri, for her sacrifices and patience these past 20 years. To my parents for letting me make the journey abroad, and to my cat, Raju, for being a part of our family for almost 20 years. —V.R. To Anne-Louise, for her loving support, encouragement, and patience. To Leila, whose laughter and joy of life continue to teach me about what is truly important. To my teachers, colleagues, and students, from whom I continue to learn every day. —H.T.

Fred R. McFadden 1933–2009

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