Focusing on the integrated understanding of the role of systems within the business, organizationally and strategically, this book demonstrates theory by including extensive business examples, and by ending each chapter with international case studies. Topics covered include:
Combining readability with theoretical concepts, this book is suitable for both advanced undergraduate and MBA/Masters students.
'Most importantly, it advocates the use of systems thinking and the adoption of softer approaches to the analysis design and deployment of information systems. The book, therefore, is an important addition to the literature in our field.' - Bob Wood, University of Manchester, UK
1. Introduction 2. Introducing Organisations and Information 3. Management and Decision-making 4. The Systems Approach to Organisational Problem-solving 5. Information Systems and Their Uses 6. IS and Organisational Fit 7. IS and Organisational Change 8. Information Systems and Business Strategy Overview Case Study