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Management Information Systems

Management Information Systems
Harnessing Technologies for Business & Society

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December 2023 | 352 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This textbook provides a concise introduction to Management Information Systems. It introduces core concepts in an accessible style and adopts a contemporary approach that reflects the opportunities and challenges faced as businesses and technologies continue to evolve.

Key features:

·       Coverage of key issues including sustainability and green IT, ethics and privacy, smart technologies, corporate social responsibility and big data

·       Definition boxes to consolidate understanding of key terms

·       Illustrative examples to engage and apply theory in the real-world

·       Pause for thought boxes to check understanding and encourage reflection

·       End of chapter case studies to illustrate key topics in practice, encourage critical thinking, application of knowledge and enhance learning

·       Comprehensive online support including PowerPoints, tutor’s guide and testbank of questions

This textbook is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying introductory Management or Business Information Systems courses with no prior knowledge.

Dr Tomayess Issa is a Senior Lecturer at Curtin University, Australia.

Dr Theodora Issa is an academic at The University of Western Australia, Australia.

Dr Sarita Hardin-Ramanan is Head Faculty of IT at Curtin University, Mauritius.

Dr Bilal Abu Salih is a Associate Professor at The University of Jordan, Jordan.

Dr Lydia Maketo is a Lecturer at Curtin University, Australia.

Dr Rohini Balapumi is a Lecturer at Curtin University, Australia.

Dr S. Zaung Nau is a Lecturer at Curtin University, Australia.

Dr Raadila Hajee Ahmud-Boodoo is a Teaching Instructor at Curtin University, Australia.

Part 1: Responsible Management Information Systems
Chapter 1: An Introduction to Management Information Systems
Chapter 2: Project Management and PMBOK
Chapter 3: Ethics, Ethical Mindsets, Corporate Social Responsibility, and the Triple Bottom Lineting
Chapter 4: Sustainability, Sustainable Design and Green IT
Part 2: Advances in Digital Information Technology
Chapter 5: Computer Networks and Information Security
Chapter 6: Mobile Technologies
Chapter 7: Social Computing and Social Commerce
Chapter 8: Smart Technologies
Part 3: Knowledge and Data Management Technologies
Chapter 9: Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Graphs
Chapter 10: Data Analytics
Chapter 11: Emerging Technologies in the Digital Age: Big Data, IoT, Cloud Computing, and Blockchain

Tomayess Issa

Dr. Tomayess Issa, PhD, SFHEA, PREP, MACS, is a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Business and Law at Curtin University. Tomayess completed her doctoral research in web development and human factors. Tomayess is interested in establishing teaching methods to enhance the students’ learning experiences and resolve problems that they face. Tomayess published her work in several peer-reviewed journals, books, and book chapters, and participated in local and global conferences. Tomayess is a section editor for society and politics at Heliyon Elsevier Limited. Tomayess supervised PhD, Master of Phil, and Master Dissertations and received Curtin... More About Author

Theodora Issa

Dr. Theodora Issa, PhD, SFHEA, FAIM is a multi-Award winner, an Academic and Author and International Volunteer. Theodora comes to academia from the Financial World where she served as a High-Ranking Executive in an International Bank for several years.  In academia, Theodora has been a curriculum leader and a leader of a range of research groups. In addition to her academic work in Australia, Theodora was invited to design and facilitate a course under the title Sustainable Development Business and Ethical Strategies for the Master of International Business program in Europe (six runs) aimed at international audience representing 23... More About Author

Sarita Hardin-Ramanan

Dr Sarita Hardin-Ramanan heads the Faculty of IT, Design and Communication at Curtin Mauritius. With over twenty years of teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, Sarita holds a PhD in IT Governance and Green IT from Curtin University (Australia), a Masters in Computer Science from Imperial College (UK) and a BEng in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Mauritius). Alongside her leadership, teaching, and PhD supervision roles, her research interests include IT Governance, Green IT, and Graduate Work-Readiness.  More About Author

Bilal Abu-Salih

Dr. Bilal Abu-Salih is an Associate Professor at The University of Jordan and an Adjunct at Curtin University. He holds a PhD in Information Systems (with a focus on Social Big Data Analytics) from Curtin University. He worked on various cross-disciplinary funded research projects involving academic research, software development, and industrial implementation. Bilal’s research interests include Social Big Data, Social Trust, Machine Learning/Data Mining, Knowledge Graphs, NLP, Information Retrieval, and the like. More About Author

Lydia Maketo

Dr Lydia Maketo has a PhD in information systems from Curtin University.  Lydia Maketo is a lecturer at Curtin University.  Lydia’s thesis focused on application of mobile technologies in learning in higher education. Lydia has earned an M.Sc. degree in information technology from the University of Wales and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from the university of Zimbabwe. Lydia’s research interests include mobile technologies, integration of technology in education and teaching and learning.   Lydia teaches Systems Analysis for undergraduate and postgraduate students. In addition, she also... More About Author

Rohini Balapumi

Dr Rohini Balapumi is a highly experienced lecturer in the Information Systems discipline at Curtin University. With over 20 years of experience teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses, her expertise includes Business Information Systems, Enterprise Technologies, Business Programming, and Societal Impacts of Technological Innovations. She is a certified ICT professional with the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and a recognised Higher Education Academy (HEA) Fellow. Dr Balapumi supervises student research projects in various areas, including blockchain, security, enterprise resource planning, supply chain management technologies,... More About Author

S. Zaung Nau

Dr. S Zaung Nau is currently a Lecturer in the School of Management and Marketing, at Curtin University. For her PhD thesis, she analysed the determinants of public transport use in Western Australia and its temporal and spatial variations. Her research interests include collaborative e-learning, data mining, demand modelling and transport data analytics. She has been conducting her research on travel behaviour patterns and demand planning for public transport and sustainable transportation in Perth, Western Australia. Her current research interest is the comparative analysis of private car use and public transport use to identify the... More About Author

Raadila Hajee Ahmud-Boodoo

Dr. Raadila Hajee Ahmud-Boodoo has a Bachelor degree in Information Systems and Technology and a Master degree in Computer Science with specialisation in Software Engineering. She completed her doctoral research in 3.0 E-learning for developing countries. She has several publications to her credit and continue to work with renowned academics to pursue her research interests, which are currently directed towards the Semantic Web, Web 3.0 E-learning and E-learning sustainability. She has several years of experience, as an Academic, educator and Business Systems administrator, within Australia and abroad.  More About Author

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