1st Edition

Information Systems and Technology for the Noninformation Systems Executive
An Integrated Resource Management Guide for the 21st Century

ISBN 9781574442854
Published June 22, 2000 by CRC Press
296 Pages

USD $125.00

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Book Description

Thirty years ago, computers seemed more science fiction than business fact. Today we have e-commerce, e-marketing, computerized scheduling, manufacturing, and a whole new field called information technology. Computers now have applications for every facet of your business.
Information Systems and Technology for the Non-Information Systems Executive explores the practical and efficient use of computer technology-both software and hardware-for all types of business applications. In a simple and reader friendly style Shim presents information on data bases, networking, and telecommunications. He explains popular accounting, tax, finance, management, manufacturing, and marketing software-making them easy to understand and use. In addition, he provides real-life examples that illustrate the applications of decision support systems, executive information systems, and artificial intelligence systems such as financial modeling, budgeting, strategic planning and control, forecasting, data analysis, inventory planning, and optimization software.
You do not need to know programming to understand your information systems. Written for business managers and entrepreneurs who may not have extensive computer experience, Information Systems and Technology for the Non-Information Systems Executive: An Integrated Resource Management Guide for the 21st Century covers information systems in all phases and functional areas of business to help you make the best decisions. It provides a wealth of current and essential information for managers and executives of all types of organizations. Your success depends on keeping abreast of the latest applications and thinking in information technology. This book gives you the competitive edge.

Table of Contents

What are Management Information Systems?
Management Information Systems and Decision Making Models
How to Select the Best Microcomputer System
What is Systems Software?
A Practical Guide to Application Software
Data and Databases
Data Communications
The Intranet
Information Systems Development and End-User Computing
Accounting Information Systems and Packages
Financial Management Information Systems and Packages
Manufacturing Information Systems and Packages
Marketing Information Systems and Packages
Decision Support Systems
Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems
Computer Security and Auditing

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