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Comments I found the textbook to be quite good. The text was not culturally insensitive or offensive.
The images and charts were relevant and added substance and clarity to the content of the text. This unique opportunity helps provide his teaching and writing with a broad, deep, and continually refreshed perspective on key industry trends and developments.
Each chapter has multiple sections. The technical terminology and jargon was explained and kept to gallaughwr minimum. There is a very thorough table of contents see Interface sectionthe chapters are gallzugher sub-divided and have a clear visual structure. While this is true of any IT book this one is particular seems to aim at being as relevant to gallaigher current market as possible.
The textbook is very well put together. It is very relevant right now but could become outdated very quickly. Understanding Network Effects 6. In fact an instructor could choose to assign just certain sections or specific articles in the textbook. Content is accurate and up-to-date. Each section is written to stand on its own like a periodical article. H rated it it was ok May 15, Also a great introductory text for e-commerce if you exclude some of the chapters.
Information Systems: A Manager’s Guide to Harnessing Technology by John Gallaugher
And while chapters introduce concepts, cases on approachable, exciting firms across industries further challenge students to apply what they’ve learned, asking questions like:. The book is very consistent. However, the text is verbose. I found the textbook to be quite good.
Lola marked it as to-read May 05, The textbook is written in a very reader friendly style. Yasmeen Khan rated it it was ok Dec 13, Comments I found the depth of the subjects covered, non-technical style and structure exemplary. Text is well written and systemx to read.
Information Systems: A Manager’s Guide to Harnessing Technology
Want to Read saving…. The consistent format of the chapters added significant value. Yunmu added it Jan 31, Hala marked it as to-read Jun 03, The terminology was consistent and relevant to the subject matter. Trivia About Information Syste It would probably not be an issue on a hard copy or an online copy that the students would purchase.
About the Book Information Systems: Examples illustrating the concepts discussed are consistently boxed in.
Students can have difficulty with a textbook that is dryly written. Ivan marked it as to-read Sep 11, Peer Production, Social Media, and Web 2. I would not consider using an edition of this textbook that is more than three years old. I did not find any issues with the accuracy of the information in the textbook. I would be selective in assigning readings from the text, the sequence and supplement it with targeted readings and videos.
But the materials could be updated as the book is almost three years old. It does in fact try to go beyond what other textbooks provide. I would strongly recommend this textbook if you have a non-technical audience. There is no index or glossary.
International issues in implementing I. 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. Other than that I didn’t notice an issue. The infirmation does a good job of informatlon specifics if IS, that can change very quickly, in a broad way by focusing on the overall management and organizational issues and gallauyher illustrating those issues with examples from current events and organizations.
So can the chapter on databases chapter I appreciate the chapter objectives, informqtion aways and questions and exercises. 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.
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The text is consistent in terms of its use of the terminology across the chapters. Clear textual and image cues help to identify the different subchapters and sections of the text.
However, it was verbose, which added to the length of the text.