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This book is written for a general business audience and the California Community College course C-ID-BUS 140, Business Information System, Computer Information System.
Information Systems for Business and Beyond was originally developed in 2014 by David T. Bourgeois Ph.D., and is licensed under CC BY 4.0.
The book was updated in 2019 by James L. Smith Ph.D., Shouhong Wong, Ph.D., and Joseph Mortati, MBA, and is licensed under CC BY NC-SA 3.0
This Revised First Edition (2021) was edited by:
- Ly-Huong T. Pham, MBA, Ph.D. (all chapters)
- Tejal Desai-Naik (chapters 7, 8, 9, and 12)
- Laurie Hammond (chapters 2, 4, and 11)
- Wael Abdeljabbar, Ph.D. (chapters 5 and 6)
- Renee N. Albrecht is acknowledged for her early contribution to our editorial process.
This Revised First Edition is licensed CC BY - NC 4.0.