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- Covers essential concepts and topics in the five core units, while providing additional coverage in the business and the technology plug-ins.  
- Plug-ins are fully developed modules of text that include student learning outcomes, case studies, business vignettes, and end-of-chapter material such as key terms, individual and group questions and projects, and case study exercises.

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Unit One: Achieving Business Success
1: Business Driven Technology
2: Identifying Competitive Advantages
3: Strategic Initiatives for Implementing Competitive Advantages
4: Measuring the Success of Strategic Initiatives
5: Organizational Structures That Support Strategic Initiatives

Unit Two: Exploring Business Intelligence
6: Valuing and Storing Organizational Information—Databases
7: Accessing Organizational Information—Data Warehouses
8: Understanding Big Data and Its Impact on Business

Unit Three: Streamlining Business Operations
9: Enabling the Organization—Decision Making
10: Extending the Organization—Supply Chain Management
11: Building a Customer-Centric Organization—Customer Relationship Management
12: Integrating the Organization from End to End—Enterprise Resource Planning

Unit Four: Building Innovation
13: Creating Innovative Organizations
14: Ebusiness
15: Creating Collaborative Partnerships
16: Integrating Wireless Technology in Business

Unit Five: Transforming Organizations
17: Developing Software to Streamline Operations
18: Methodologies for Supporting Agile Organizations
19: Managing Organizational Projects

Business Plug-Ins
B1: Business Basics
B2: Business Process
B3: Hardware and Software Basics
B4: MIS Infrastructures
B5: Networks and Telecommunications
B6: Information Security
B7: Ethics
B8: Operations Management
B9: Sustainable MIS Infrastructures
B10: Business Intelligence
B11: Global Information Systems
B12: Global Trends

Technology Plug-Ins (Connect only)
T1: Personal Productivity Using IT
T2: Basic Skills Using Excel
T3: Problem Solving Using Excel
T4: Decision Making Using Excel
T5: Designing Database Applications
T6: Basic Skills Using Access
T7: Problem Solving Using Access
T8: Decision Making Using Access
T9: Designing Web Pages
T10: Creating Web Pages Using HTML
T11: Creating Web Pages Using Dreamweaver
T12: Creating Gantt Charts with Excel and Microsoft Project