Information Systems: A Practical Approach
Featuring the model "learn–do–reflect", this invaluable book offers a focused treatment of information systems topics. Packed with engaging exercises throughout the book to enhance your learning, the book aims at looking at how information is analyzed, used for competitive advantage, stored, and more. Each chapter serves as a short, focused examination of the covered topic and includes activities to drive home the material. Also included is an online instructor′s web site that provides extensive support to teach with this approach.
- Offers a focused look at information systems and how information is analyzed, used for competitive advantage, and stored
- Includes helpful exercises in each chapter that drill down the lessons learned
- Reflects the "learn–do–reflect" teaching model
- Features an instructor′s web site that provides extensive support
This valuable book offers a practical approach to learning the capabilities and potential of information systems.
Craig Van Slyke is an Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems at the University of Central Florida. He was formerly a member of the Management Information Systems faculty at Ohio University. In addition to his academic experience, Dr. Van Slyke spent ten years in the information technology industry in a number of technical, managerial, and marketing positions. Dr. Van Slyke's current research interests are in electronic commerce, and information technology and education. Issues in electronic commerce of particular interest include factors relating to its adoption by individuals (especially the role of trust in adoption decisions), its adoption by small businesses, and differences in its adoption across cultures and across genders. Information technology and education topics researched are skills required of IT professionals, teams and teamwork, and technology mediation of distance learning. Dr. Van Slyke has published in a number of journals, including the "Communications of the Association of Computing Machinery, Information Resource Management Journal, Annals of Cases on Information Technology Applications, Industrial Management & Data Systems, Journal of Information System Education, Journal of Information Technology Theory and Application," and "Information Technology, Learning and Performance Journal," In addition, he has contributed chapters to several edited research compilations. Dr. Van Slyke has taught a variety of graduate and undergraduate information technology courses, including Electronic Commerce, Database Administration, Systems Analysis and Design, and the Management of Information Systems. He has also lectured internationally on a variety oftopics related to electronic business. In 2001, Dr. Van Slyke received the Galloway Award for Undergraduate teaching. Dr. Van Slyke received his Ph.D. in Information Systems from the University of South Florida. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration from thre University of Central Florida.
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- France Bélanger PhD(Author) Craig Van Slyke PhD(Author)
- John Wiley & Sons; 1 edition (24 Jan. 2012)
- Business, Finance & Law
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