Management Information Systems, 1st Australian Edition

ISBN: 9780730363309

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Management Information Systems, 1st Australian Edition is not just for MIS students. This text details how information systems can be used by Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management and Human Resources majors to solve everyday problems in their respective careers. Using local case studies, you will find Management Information Systems not only to be relevant, but also engaging. This book is full of activities and questions to help you understand how you can effectively use information systems in your future career.


  • Opening Case: A short, real-world case focuses on a company from our local region using information systems to solve a business problem.
  • Before You Go On: These end-of-section reviews prompt you to pause and test your understanding of concepts before moving on to the next section.
  • Collaboration Exercises: These are team exercises that require you to take on different functional roles and collaborate to solve business problems.
Dr Heather Gray
Griffith University

Dr Tomayess Issa
Curtin University

Dr Graeme Pye
Deakin University

Dr Indrit Troshani
University of Adelaide

Dr Kelly Rainer
Auburn University

Brad Prince
University of West Georgia

Hugh J. Watson
University of West Georgia

1. Introduction to information systems
2. Organisational strategy, competitive advantage and information systems
3. Data and knowledge management
4. Telecommunications and networking
5. Business intelligence
6. Ethics and privacy
7. Information security
8. Social computing
9. E-business and e-commerce
10. Wireless, mobile computing and mobile commerce
11. Information systems within the organisation
12. Extending the organisation to customers
13. Extending the organisation along the supply chain
14. Acquiring information systems and applications
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