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Gaklaugher marked it as to-read Feb 10, Understanding Network Effects 6. Since the subject of this book is recent information technology and the business world, it is a given that some references will have to be updated and changed, the subject area is just changing very quickly.

This book covers the most of useful topics on the subjects.

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Information Systems: A Manager’s Guide to Harnessing Technology by John Gallaugher

The relevance is both a strength and a weakness for this textbook. Twitter Feed Tweets by gallaugher. There is a very thorough table of contents see Interface sectionthe chapters are nicely sub-divided and have a clear visual structure. Why was Netflix able to repel Blockbuster and WalMart?

Chad added it Jun 07, To see what your friends thought gallakgher this book, please sign up. About the Book Information Systems: The occasional self-referencing did not warrant elimination of content.


Information Systems: A Manager’s Guide to Harnessing Technology

For faculty using the prior version, see info on Updates in Version 7. The content was accurate and did not demonstrate bias. But the materials could be updated as the book is almost three years old. This is because of how fast the information system field changes. I appreciate inofrmation chapter objectives, take aways and questions and exercises.

Published August by Flatworld Knowledge first published December 15th No trivia or quizzes yet. Book organized into chapters with gallaughe usually 4 to 6 page sub chapters that make it very easy to move around, or remove small sections if desired with out making the text difficult to read.

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Some issues with finding the full book, but is more of a repository issue than an issue with the actual book. But, I realize that chapters may be assigned in other than the sequence in the text.

Rather than lead with technical topics, the book starts with strategic thinking, focusing on big-picture issues that have confounded experts but will engage students. The book does not break subjects up like other MIS textbooks. My preference is for text that include a comprehensive glossary and index.



Many introductory information systems textbooks are full of technical jargon and acronyms. The chapters were formatted in a consistent manner. In fact systeme instructor could choose to assign just certain sections or specific articles in the textbook. If you use the versions available at lardbucket http: Sywtems unique opportunity helps provide his teaching and writing with a broad, deep, and continually refreshed perspective on key industry trends and developments. Some chapters may require substantive update but the time frame for the updates will vary.

Other than that I didn’t notice an issue.

Books by John Gallaugher. However, it be prudent to update the business cases along with the content to retain relevancy. This is a very US-centric textbook. Written in an accessible style using a mix of concept chapters and integrative case-style chaptersthe text has been praised by students and faculty alike.

Preview — Information Systems by John Gallaugher. Dione Hs marked it as to-read Dec 04, Carol rated it it was ok Oct 25, gallakgher How did Harrah’s Casino’s become twice as profitable as comparably-sized Caesar’s, enabling the former to acquire the latter?