INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR MANAGERS
Edition 3.1

Gabriele Piccoli, Louisiana State University
Federico Pigni, Grenoble School of Management

Copyright 2016

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INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR MANAGERS without Cases, Edition 3.1

(The prior edition of this version was titled ESSENTIALS OF IS FOR MANAGERS)
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Description & Features

EDITION 3.1:

  • Available on January 1, 2017, Edition 3.1 is a slight update of Edition 3.0 that includes updated URLs and a few corrected typos — for a total of about fifteen changes in the text.
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GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Information Systems for Managers offers a general introduction to Information Systems as well as focused coverage of the strategic role of information systems in the modern firm, and the design and implementation of IT-department strategic initiatives.  Going beyond just a discussion of concepts, Piccoli & Pigni empowers readers to make critical IS strategy decisions and effectively communicate with IS professionals to ensure the successful implementation of their initiatives.  Key features include:

  • A “Toolkit” approach that offers practical guidance in an engaging, non-academic writing style.
  • Each chapter starts with a mini-case that provides a simple vehicle to jump start conversations
  • Offers actionable frameworks to help managers envision how to develop value-added strategic initiatives
  • The WITH CASES version Includes a set of full-length cases designed for application of the framework and debate on the issues discussed in each chapter.  Comprehensive teaching notes for each case prepared by the authors.  Instructors manual also includes suggestions for additional cases for each chapter available either free online or via standard case providers.
New for Edition 3.0:
  • New co-author:  Federico Pigni of Grenoble School of Management
  • Thoroughly updated contents and mini-cases
  • New coverage of Big Data and Cloud Computing in Chapter 3
  • New coverage of Internet of Things, Wearable Computing, Digital Manufacturing, and Advanced Analytics in Chapter 12

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1: Information Systems and the Role of General and Functional Managers

Chapter 2: Information Systems Defined

Chapter 3: Organizational Information Systems and Their Impact

Chapter 4: The Changing Competitive Environment

Chapter 5: Electronic Commerce: New Ways of Doing Business

Chapter 6: Strategic Information Systems Planning

Chapter 7: Value Creation and Strategic Information Systems

Chapter 8: Value Creation with Information Systems

Chapter 9: Appropriating IT-Enabled Value Over Time

Chapter 10: Funding and Governance of Information Systems

Chapter 11: Creating Information Systems

Chapter 12: Information Systems Trends

Chapter 13: Security, Privacy, and Ethics