Management Information Systems


Management Information Systems

Laudon • Laudon • Elragal


A continuing stream of information technology innovations is transforming the business world, in the Arab region and right around the globe. This text gives readers an in-depth look at how both local and international corporations harness information technology and systems to achieve corporate objectives. With a focus on providing students with engaging content that draws links between MIS theory and its application to real-life business scenarios, this text is an essential companion to any student of MIS in the Arab region.


Price: £52.99

ISBN: 9781447943501

Publishing: June 2013

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Kenneth C. Laudon is a Professor of Information Systems at New York University’s Stern School of Business. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Stanford and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. He has authored twelve books dealing with electronic commerce, information systems, organizations, and society. Professor Laudon has also written over forty articles concerned with the social, organizational, and management
impacts of information systems, privacy, ethics, and multimedia technology. Professor Laudon’s current research is on the planning and management of large-scale information systems and multimedia information technology. He has received grants from the National Science Foundation to study the evolution of national information systems at the Social Security Administration, the IRS, and the FBI. Ken’s research focuses on enterprise system implementation, computerrelated organizational and occupational changes in large organizations, changes in management ideology, changes in public policy, and understanding productivity change in the knowledge sector.

Jane Price Laudon is a management consultant in the information systems area and the author of seven books. Her special interests include systems analysis, data management, MIS auditing, software evaluation, and teaching business professionals how to design and use information systems. Jane received her Ph.D. from Columbia University, her M.A. from Harvard University, and her B.A. from Barnard College. She has taught at Columbia University and the New York University Graduate School of Business. She maintains a lifelong interest in Oriental languages and civilizations.
Ahmed Elragal (Ph.D., University of Plymouth) is professor of information systems at the Germany University in Cairo, Coordinator of the BI/ERP
Research Lab, and Chair of the Industry Relations Committee. He is also the Managing Director of Teradata’s Trajectory Data Mining Research Group. His main teaching areas are business intelligence, data mining, enterprise systems, and information management. His research areas include enterprise systems in organizations, cluster analysis, trajectory data mining, big data, and interactive visualizations.

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