For sophomore through MBA level MIS and information systems courses taught in MIS, IS, CIS, Business and Management departments. It is well-suited for courses on the quarter system and those that combine a MIS text with hands-on software, projects, or case studies.
This text prepares students for the constantly changing demands of using information systems as managers in today's fast-paced organizations―first by relating MIS to management, the organization and technology, focusing on the importance of integrating these elements; second by tracking emerging technologies and organizational trends; and third by consistently using examples taken from real businesses, both domestic and foreign.
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Finally, the essential MIS text and technology package that will teach your students how to create competitive firms, manage global corporations, and provide useful and profitable products and services to customers!
Kenneth C. Laudon is a Professor of Information Systems at New York University's Stern School of Business. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Stanford and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. He has authored eleven books dealing with information systems, organizations, and society. Professor Laudon has also written over forty articles concerned with the social, organizational, and management impacts of information systems, privacy, ethics, and multi-media technology.
Professor Laudon's current research is on the planning and management of large-scale information systems and digital learning environments. He has received grants from the National Science Foundation to study the evolution of national information systems at the Social Security Administration, the IRS, and the FBI. A part of this research is concerned with computer-related organizational and occupational changes in large organizations, changes in management ideology, changes in public policy, and understanding productivity change in the knowledge sector.
Ken Laudon has testified as an expert before the United States Congress. He has been a researcher and consultant to the Office of Technology Assessment (United States Congress) and to the Office of the President, several executive branch agencies, and Congressional committees. Professor Laudon also acts as an in-house educator for several consulting firms and as a consultant on systems planning and strategy to several Fortune 500 firms. Ken works with the Concours Group to provide advice to firms developing enterprise systems.
Ken Laudon's hobby is sailing.
Jane Price Laudon is a management consultant in the information systems area and the author of seven books. Her special interests include systems analysis, data management, MIS auditing, software evaluation, and teaching business professionals how to design and use information systems.
Jane received her Ph.D. from Columbia University, her M.A. from Harvard University, and her B.A. from Barnard College. She has taught at Columbia University and the New York University Graduate School of Business. She maintains a lifelong interest in Oriental languages and civilizations.
The Laudons have two daughters, Erica and Elisabeth.
Essentials of Management Information Systems: Organization and Technology in the Networked Enterprise reflects a deep understanding of MIS research and teaching as well as practical experience designing and building real world systems.
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