| About The Book Information Systems Management In Business And Development Organizations (Text And Cases)
Management Information Systems (MIS) has fast emerged as a multi-disciplinary area having strategic interfaces to achieve organizational objectives. This comprehensive book discusses the underlying principles of business and development organizations, identifies their core areas and prescribes approaches to develop MIS.
Divided into five parts, Part IUnderstanding Organizations for MIS deals with organizational issues and focuses on the rationale behind creating organizations, especially business and development organizations, to understand their distinguishing features. Part IISystems Approach to Organizations covers conceptualization, identification, design and development of Information System (IS) for the organization in order to have better systems in place to support organizational goals. Part IIIUnderstanding MIS discusses the relevance of MIS in organizations and the forms it can take to meet the strategic needs of the respective organizations. Part IVUnderstanding Information Technologies describes possible approaches to plan, identify and deploy ICT in the acquiring organizations and provides insight into the barriers that creep in during identification and deployment of IS and ICT keeping in view the organizational objectives. Part VPlanning and Implementation of MIS concludes with a discussion on preparation of MIS plan and issues related to its implementation.
The book is intended for the postgraduate students of management specializing in rural management and IT.
Describes life cycle approach and systems approach to organizations.
Contains a large number of case studies.
Provides real-life examples to put the concepts in the right perspective.
Table of Contents:
IntroductionAn Overview of MIS
Part IUnderstanding Organizations for MIS
Chapter 1 Understanding Business Organizations
Chapter 2 Understanding Development Organizations
Chapter 3 Organizational Management and Control: Commonality in Business and Development Organizations
Part IISystems Approach to Organizations
Chapter 4 Systems Approach to Organizations
Chapter 5 Managing Data and Information
Chapter 6 Information System Evolution and Modelling
Chapter 7 Information System (Identification, Design and Development)
Chapter 8 Information System Quality
Part IIIUnderstanding MIS
Chapter 9 MISIts Organization
Chapter 10 Forms of MIS
Chapter 11 Architecture of MIS
Part IVUnderstanding Information Technologies
Chapter 12 Understanding and Planning Information Technologies (Hardware, Software and Databases)
Chapter 13 Understanding and Planning Information Technologies (Network and Communication)
Chapter 14 Planning Information Technologies Infrastructure
Part VPlanning and Implementation of MIS
Chapter 15 Planning MIS
Chapter 16 Implementation of MIS