Information Systems Project Managementby David Avison and Gholamreza Torkzadeh SAGE Publications, Inc
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- Pbk 496 pages
- AU$229.00 NZ$234.78
- Treats information systems projects from an organizational perspective
- Offers a global perspective with several international cases
- Provides a comprehensive discussion of important issues such as time, cost, quality, risk, conflict, and sourcing
- Broadens problem-solving approaches by presenting both qualitative and quantitative issues
- Presents an interview with a project manager in each chapter to show how material is used in practice and explore different views
Brings the material to life with rich real-world case studies
Instructors’ Resources on CD-Rom feature PowerPoint slides, additional cases, interviews, exhibits, suggestions for developing the in-text cases and suggested responses to exercises and discussion questions. Qualified instructors may request a copy by contacting Customer Care at 1-800-818-SAGE (7243) between 6 am – 5 pm, PST.
AUDIENCE: This core text is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses such as Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, and Decision and Information Systems in the departments of information systems, information technology, and business.
Contents: 1. Introducing Information Systems Project Management / 2. Aligning the Information Systems Project with Organizational Goals / 3. Using an Information Systems Development Methodology / 4. Defining Project Scope / 5. Estimating Project Costs and Benefits / 6. Managing Information Systems Project Time and Resources / 7. Leading Information Systems Projects / 8. Developing the Project Plan / 9. Forming the Project Team / 10. Assessing Project Risk 11. Outsourcing and Offshoring Information Systems Projects / 12. Ensuring Project Quality / 13. Measuring Project Success / 14. Closing the Project
David Avison ESSEC Business School, Cergy-Pontoise, France
Gholamreza Torkzadeh University of Nevada Las Vegas