1. Management information systems : an overview. 2. Information, data and communication. 3. Systems concepts : structure and elements. 4. Systems concepts : objectives and types. Assessment and revision chapters 1-4. 5. Organisations : scientific management and the classical school. 6. Organisations : human relations school and the contingency approach. 7. Organisations : structure, information and culture. 8. Management : introduction and functions. 9. Leadership, organising and coordinating. Assessment and revision chapters 5-9. 10. Planning. 11. Decision making. 12. Elements of control. 13. Control and performance measurement in organisations. Assessment and revision chapters 10-13. 14. Information and communication technologies for business and management. 15. Applications of ICT in MIS. 16. Influences on MIS applications and design. Assessment and revision chapters 14-16. Answers to questions. Index:
About the Author
Terry Lucey has been an accountant and consultant in industry and has had over 20 years' examining and teaching experience at all levels of professional studies and for diploma and degree courses in business studies. He was previously Head of Department of Business Studies at the University of Wolverhampton and Visiting Fellow at Aston Business School, Aston University.