Chapter 1 Notes from book

Chapter 1 Notes from book - Management Notes 1-9-08...

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Management Notes 1-9-08 Information Systems – combinations of hardware, software, and telecommunications networks that people build & use to collect, create, and distribute useful data , typically in organizational settings. People in organizations use information systems to process sales transactions, manage loan applications, and help financial analysts decide where, when, & how to invest. - Also used to describe the field comprising people who develop, use, manage, and study information system in organizations. Refer to page 5 figure 1.4 Knowledge worker – typically professionals who are relatively well educated & who create, modify, and/or synthesize knowledge as a fundamental part of their jobs. Knowledge society – a term coined by peter drucker to refer to a society in which there is a relatively high proportion of knowledge workers, these types of people have risen in importance & leadership, and where education is the cornerstone of the society. Digital Divide – those w/ access to information technology have great advantages over those without access to information technology. Data
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