Understanding ITUnderstanding IT: a manager's guide
Dave Aron and Jeffrey L. Sampler
Publisher: New York : Financial Times Prentice Hall, 2003.
ISBN: 0273682083 ISBN13: 9780273682080 DDC: 4.068 Edition: (pbk.)
Summary:"Understanding IT: A Managers Guide by Dave Aron and Jeffrey L.
Sampler offers you the opportunity to become familiar with not only
information technologies of today, but also the technology of the
future. Written in an engaging style, the book explains IT concepts
with clarity. In this way it serves as the driving force that will
enable you to successfully exploit existing technology and to realize
the potential of emerging technologies in your organization.
Understanding IT: A Managers Guide is an ideal companion for general
business managers and for students of management, particularly at MBA
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Preface: Why general managers should understand more about IT -- 1.
Introduction: The importance of information technology -- 2. What a
computer is -- 3. How software works -- 4. The role of networks and
the Internet -- 5. The Web and e-commerce: The transition from
information superhighway to transaction superhighway -- 6. The
mobile/multimodal Internet -- 7. The future of IT -- 8. The near
future -- 9. Concluding thoughts -- App. I. Glossary of IT acronyms
-- App. II. Network communications speeds -- App. III. Commonly used
computer languages -- App. IV. IT literacy test for managers.
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Book Details:Language: eng
Physical Description: x, 186 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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