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Foundations of business information systems

Author: Andrew Doswell
Publisher: New York : Plenum Press, ©1985.
Series: Approaches to information technology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A few years ago there were no books on information technology and business, now there are a great many. he then was employed in business, drawing on and fortifying that training, where he moved into  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Doswell
ISBN: 0306417960 9780306417962
OCLC Number: 11842665
Description: xiii, 221 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: I: Introduction.- 1: Structure.- Structure of the Volume.- 2: Preview.- Business Applications of Information Technology.- Activity Systems: Concepts.- Activity Systems: Applications.- Summary.- Discussion Questions.- II: Business and Information.- 3: Functions, Communication, and Organization.- Functions.- Organization.- Communication.- Exercise.- Summary.- Discussion Questions.- 4: Information, Decisions, Products, and Processes.- Semiotics.- The Properties of Signs.- Decisions.- The Information Activity Block.- Information Products and Services.- Summary.- Discussion Questions.- III: Information Technology.- 5: Traditional Technology.- Human Information Technology.- Information Technology Products and Services.- Summary.- Discussion Questions.- 6: Principles of New Information Technology.- Solid Switches.- Computer Operation.- Communication.- Summary.- Discussion Questions.- 7: The Information Machine.- The Processor.- Storage.- Communication Devices.- Summary.- Discussion Questions.- IV: Business Information Technology.- 8: Applications.- Products.- Services.- Production Processes.- Information Processes.- Discussion Questions.- 9: Review.- Topics.- Discussion Questions.- References.- Further Reading.
Series Title: Approaches to information technology.
Responsibility: Andrew Doswell.

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