Introduction to Information Systems, 4th Canadian Edition Introduction to Information Systems, 4th Canadian Edition By Kelly Rainer, Brad Prince, Ingrid Splettstoesser Hogeterp, and Cristóbal Sánchez-Rodríguez The goal of Introduction to Information Systems, 4th Canadian Edition is to teach all business majors, especially undergraduates, how to use information technology to master their current or future jobs and to help ensure the success of their organization. This program concentrates on placing information systems in the context of business so that students understand how information systems and information technology help to facilitate business processes. WileyPLUS Learning Space for Introduction to Information Systems includes ORION Adaptive Practice that helps students build their proficiency on topics and use their study time most effectively. Schedule a Demo Sign Up for a Test Drive Adopt WileyPLUS Want to learn more about WileyPLUS? Click Here Hear from our Authors What’s Inside About the Authors Table of Contents Author-led video lessons help you flip your classroom. Found in WileyPLUS Learning Space, these video lectures are available for each learning objective and accompanied by a quick quiz. Co-author Kelly Rainer flips his own classroom and has created a brief instructor guide on using these new materials. Students get a chance to learn concepts at their own pace. The embedded video player lets students play the materials at their own speed, stop the video delivery to study graphics and media more closely, and then resume the lesson when they’re ready. Instructors can access an editing tool that allows them to customize the course by adding additional questions, comments, and even more video. Microsoft Office Lab Manual is now available for Microsoft Office 2016. The Microsoft Office Lab Manual provides insight into the basics of Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint Programs. What’s New What’s in IT for Me?: Feature that demonstrates how IT topics relate to students in business majors such as Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Operations Management, MIS, and Human Resource Management Focus on Ethics: Examples and cases that focus on business ethics in response to today’s ethical questions that permeate the news and affect everyday business decisions Big Data (Data and Knowledge Management): Focus on the importance of big data and business analytics and how data is manipulated in a business as well as a new section on relational database operations Technology Guides: Provide more details on the hardware, software, and other technology underlying the key information systems discussed throughout the text Wiley IS Updates: News articles curated weekly that provide students application-based understanding of how the topics relate to the real world (each article is paired with several discussion questions to encourage critical thinking) Collaborative eTextbook: Allows students to become more active learners as they have the ability to customize content, highlight, and create discussions Course Stream: Lets students share ideas and create discussions with their peers and instructor in WileyPLUS Learning Space Kelly Rainer is the George Phillips Privett Professor of Management Information Systems at Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama. He received his B.S. degree in Mathematics from Auburn and his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. After practicing dentistry for 10 years, Dr. Rainer returned to school and received his Ph.D from the University of Georgia. His current academic interests centre on the impact of disruptive technologies on organizations and society. Ingrid Splettstoesser Hogeterp teaches management information systems, auditing, and information systems auditing using a multidisciplinary approach at York University in Toronto. Her research and publications are based on real-world cases involving the documentation and analysis of e-commerce systems. She believes in continuing education, as shown by her educational background, which includes mathematics, management sciences, psychology, and forensics. She is also a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). Brad Prince is Associate Dean and Professor of MIS in the Richards College of Business at the University of West Georgia. He received his B.S. degree in Marketing from Jacksonville State University, MBA from Auburn University, and Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from Auburn University. He has taught a range of MIS classes at the undergraduate and graduate level, both online and in the traditional classroom. His current research focuses on the use of social media in higher education. Cristóbal Sánchez-Rodríguez is a professor of audit and management information systems at the School of Administrative Studies at York University in Toronto, where he teaches courses in electronic commerce, management of strategic information systems, and business statistics. Dr. Sánchez-Rodríguez has published research papers on a number of operations management and information systems topics. His research has been published in the International Journal of Operations and Production Management, International Journal of Production Economics, and International Journal of Enterprise Information Management, among others. Dr. Sánchez-Rodríguez has conducted research with multi-national organizations and has provided consulting services to International Data Corporation (IDC) Canada. 1. Introduction to Financial Statements 2. A Further Look at Financial Statements 3. The Accounting Information System 4. Accrual Accounting Concepts 5. Merchandising Operations and the Multiple-Step Income Statement 6. Reporting and Analyzing Inventory 7. Fraud, Internal Control, and Cash 8. Reporting and Analyzing Receivables 9. Reporting and Analyzing Long-Lived Assets 10. Reporting and Analyzing Liabilities 11. Reporting and Analyzing Stockholders’ Equity 12. Statement of Cash Flows 13. Financial Analysis: The Big Picture 14. Managerial Accounting 15. Job Order Costing 16. Process Costing 17. Activity-Based Costing 18. Cost-Volume-Profit 19. Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis: Additional Issues 20. Incremental Analysis 21. Budgetary Planning 22. Budgetary Control and Responsibility Accounting 23. Standard Costs and Balanced Scorecard 24. Planning for Capital Investments Wiley Team for Success. Dedicated to Student Achievement. The Team for Success authors are dedicated to ensuring that all of their Accounting titles are accessible to students, current, accurate, and have a consistent voice and pedagogy from introductory accounting to the intermediate level. Millions of students worldwide have learned from their exceptional resources—and now students are getting real results using ORION Adaptive Practice available in WileyPLUS for Accounting.