"With relevant coverage of today&s Digital Firm"" fully integrated throughout this best-selling MIS book, the authors clearly illustrate the impact of information technology on businesses through vivid examples, engaging and interactive exercises, and the most current information. The book focuses on the use of information technology to conduct business processes electronically, and to enable information to flow seamlessly throughout the organization and between the organization and its business partners. It tracks emerging technologies and organizational trends using real business examples to illustrate MIS issues and concepts. Chapter topics are organized under five key areas: organizations, management and the networked enterprise, information technology infrastructure, building information systems in the digital firm, management and organizational support systems for the digital firm, and managing information systems in the digital firm. For management information systems personnel, and future leaders in digital corporate America."