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Business Driven MIS

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M OST COMPANIES TODAY rely heavily on the use of management information sys-

tems (MIS) to run various aspects of their businesses. Whether they need to order and ship goods, interact with customers, or conduct other business functions, management information systems are often the underlying infrastructure performing the activities. Management informa-

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tion systems allow companies to remain competitive in today’s fast-paced world and especially when conducting business on the Internet. Organizations must adapt to technological advances and innovations to keep pace with today’s rapidly changing environment. Their competitors cer-

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tainly will!
No matter how exciting technology is, successful companies do not use it simply for its own sake. Companies should have a solid business reason for implementing technology. Using a technological solution just because it is available is not a good business strategy.

MODULE 1:
Business Driven MIS

The purpose of Module 1 is to raise your awareness of the vast opportunities made possible by the tight correlation between business and technology. Business strategies and processes should always drive your technology choices. Although awareness of an emerging technology can sometimes lead us in new strategic directions, the role of information systems, for the most part, is to support existing business strategies and processes.

MODULE 2:
Technical Foundations of MIS
MODULE 3:
Enterprise MIS

Module 1:

Business Driven MIS

CHAPTER 1: Management Information Systems: Business Driven MIS
CHAPTER 2: Decisions and Processes: Value Driven Business
CHAPTER 3: Ebusiness: Electronic Business Value
CHAPTER 4: Ethics and Information Security: MIS Business Concerns

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Information Systems in Orgs

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Management Information
Systems: Business Driven MIS

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CHAPTER OUTLINE

SECTION 1.1
Busin ess Driven MIS

SECTION 1.2
Business

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