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Arkansas State University
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Mis 6413 - Management Information Systems
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MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS MIS 6413 Fall 2007 Instructor Dr Russell Jones Office 205B 870 972 3998 rjones astate edu Materials Management Information Systems by O Brian 8th Ed Description The vast transformation of business caused by E business and E commerce applications of the Internet and related technologies demonstrates that information systems and information technologies are essential ingredients for business survival and success The goal of this course is to help business students learn how to use and manage information technologies to revitalize business processes conduct electronic commerce improve business decision making and gain competitive advantage This course places a major emphasis on the role of the Internet intranets extranets and other Internet technologies in providing a technology platform for electronic business networked enterprises and global markets Content While this class is primarily a lecture class students will be required to enter into discussions on current business issues as they relate to new technologies The students will also be required to submit written case analysis and both individual and group oral presentations to the class This is to help the student become more proficient with their oral and written communication skills The individual written and oral presentations will be concerned with the various applications cases provided by the required reading material The group oral presentation is accomplished in a group format and therefore the student is encouraged to enhance interpersonal skills Grades The final grade in this class will consist of Exams Group Cases Homework 3 2 1 20 10 20 60 20 20 Exams The exams include mostly essay short answer with some multiple choice portions The essays short answer questions require the students to be able to express themselves in proper form and with correct language usage Cases Students will be divided into groups and assigned two cases These cases relate real world company decisions in the area of technology use misuse Several of the cases deal with global issues and ethical issues One case will be presented orally and the other in written format Homework Students will be assigned homework from each chapter in the text This homework is to be computer generated and kept in a folder to be collected at the conclusion of the semester Honesty All students are expected to be familiar with and follow the guidelines for academic honesty found in the student handbook Any dishonest acts will be disciplined in accordance with the handbook Disabilities If you possess a disability and need special assistance please let me know immediately Everything possible will be done to provide a suitable environment for your learning RW Real World Case A Analysis Exercise D Discussion Week Chapter Covered and Associated Homework Aug 23 Introduction Chapter 1 A2 A3 RW4 Aug 30 No Class Sep 6 Chapter 2 A3 RW1 RW3 Chapter 3 A1 A4 RW3 Sep 13 Chapter 4 D5 D9 RW1 RW3 Chapter 5 D4 D6 RW3 Sep 20 Chapter 6 D10 RW2 RW3 Review Sep 27 Exam 1 Oct 4 Chapter 7 A3 RW1 RW2 Chapter 8 D3 A1 RW1 Oct 11 Chapter 9 A3 RW1 RW2 Chapter 10 A3 RW2 RW4 Oct 18 Catch Up and Guest Speaker Ethics Problems Oct 25 Exam 2 Nov 1 Chapter 11 A2 RW1 RW4 Chapter 12 A1 RW1 RW3 Nov 8 Chapter 13 A2 A4 RW1 Chapter 14 A2 RW2 RW4 Nov 15 Presentations Homework Due Nov 29 Dec 6 Exam 3 Presentations


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