Information Systems: A Manager's Guide to Harnessing Technology Version 1.3

By John Gallaugher

Details platforms: A Manager's advisor to Harnessing know-how is meant to be used in undergraduate and/or graduate classes in administration details platforms and knowledge expertise. considered one of BusinessWeek's "Professors of the Year", John Gallaugher of Boston collage, brings you a new administration info structures textbook that teaches scholars how she or he will event IS from a Managers standpoint first hand via attention-grabbing assurance and bleeding-edge circumstances. Shockingly, at a time while expertise on a regular basis seems to be at the conceal of each significant company booklet, scholars locate is without doubt one of the least beautiful of administration disciplines.

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