Publisher description for Introduction to information technology / Efraim Turban, R. Kelly Rainer, Jr., Richard E. Potter.
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Introduction to Information Technology second edition is based on the fundamental premise that the major role of information technology (IT) is to support employees, regardless of their functional area (e.g. sales, marketing, accounting, HR) or level in the organization. The unique theme of "What's in IT for me/ IT's About Business" provides relevance for majors and non-majors. The text takes a hands-on approach with the popular Virtual Company, has strong coverage of e-commerce, an excellent variety and volume of examples, a strong website with real world applications and cases, and a presentation that makes the material accessible through an attractive design. The text shows IT through a global perspective and emphasizes the importance of making connections among individuals, groups and organizations. The text is ideal for undergraduate business majors with no prerequisite computer courses, and the new edition builds upon the advantages of the previous edition by further tying the text together with the online material.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Information technology, Management information systems