- Discussion 1Resistance to change is a normal everyday aspect in the workplace. Note what happens to the organizational climate when this resistance occurs and any tactics to reduce negative connotations when dealing with change.Note: The first post should be made by Wednesday 11:59 p.m., EST. I am looking for active engagement in the discussion. Please engage early and often.Your response should be 250-300 words. Respond to two postings provided by your classmates.
- Week 1 AssignmentInformation Systems for Business and Beyond Questions:
- Chapter 1 – study questions 1-5, Exercise 3 & 4
Study Questions 1. What are the five components that make up an information system? 2. What are three examples of information system hardware? 5. Walmart 2012 Annual Report. 12 Information Systems for Business and Beyond saylor.org Saylor URL: http://www.saylor.org/courses/bus206 Attributed to: David T. Bourgeois, Ph.D. 3. Microsoft Windows is an example of which component of information systems? 4. What is application software? 5. What roles do people play in information systems?
3. We all interact with various information systems every day: at the grocery store, at work, at school, even in our cars (at least some of us). Make a list of the different information systems you interact with every day. See if you can identify the technologies, people, and processes involved in making these systems work. 4. Do you agree that we are in a post-PC stage in the evolution of information systems? Some people argue that we will always need the personal computer, but that it will not be the primary device used for manipulating information. Others think that a whole new era of mobile and biological computing is coming. Do some original research and make your prediction about what business computing will look like in the next generation.
- Information Technology and Organizational Learning Questions
- Chapter 1 – Review the Key Lessons from Chapter 1 – Explain the five key lessons and note the importance of each key lesson from chapter 1. Also, note why is it important to understand these basic concepts.
- The above submission should be one page in length and adhere to APA formatting standards.**Remember the page length does not include the APA cover page or any references**Note the first assignment should be in one section and the second section should have the information from the Information Technology and Organizational Learning assignment. The paper requirements for the two-pages applies to the second part of the assignment directly related to the Information Technology and Organizational Learning assignment.