DSS Books 1971-1997

by D. J. Power and Paul Gray

Select from the Alphabetical or Topical Indexes, or scroll through the list of books.

Alphabetical Index


Topical Index

[Data Mining][Data Warehousing] [DSS Applications]

[ DSS Classics] [DSS Proceedings] [DSS Text Books] [Executive Information Systems]

[Expert Systems] [Group Decision Support Systems (GDSS)] [Teamware]

DSS Book Reviews by Paul Gray

Also check the book list by Sarle, W.S., ed. (1997), Neural Network FAQ, periodic posting to the Usenet newsgroup comp.ai.neural-nets, URL: ftp://ftp.sas.com/pub/neural/FAQ.html

If you identify additional DSS books for this list, please send an email message to power@dssresources.com or grayp@cgs.EDU.

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  • Adelman, L. Evaluating Decision Support and Expert Systems. New York, NY : John Wiley & Sons, 1992. ISBN 0-471-54801-4. [text] [This is a textbook that deals with both DSS and ES topics]

  • Adriaans, P., D. Zantinge, and P. Adriaans. Data Mining. Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub., 1996. ISBN 0201403803. [data mining]

  • Alter, S. Decision Support Systems : Current Practice and Continuing Challenges. Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub., 1980. 316 p. ISBN 0-201-00193-4. Table of Contents [classic] [text] [This is a DSS classic with a strong emphasis on practice in the late 1970s]

  • Anahory, S. and Murray, D. Data Warehousing in the Real World; A Practical Guide for Building Decision Support Systems. Harlow, UK: Addison Wesley Longman, 1997 ISBN 0-201-17519-3[data warehousing]

  • Andriole, S. J. Handbook of Decision Support Systems. (1st ed.) Blue Ridge Summit, PA : TAB Professional and Reference Books, 1989. 248 p. [proc]

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  • Baecker, R. M.. (editor) Readings in Groupware and Computer-Supported Cooperative Work: Assisting Human-Human Collaboration. San Mateo, CA: Morgan Kaufman Publishers, 1993. 882 p. [team] [book review]

  • Bennett, J. L. (editor) Building Decision Support Systems . Reading, MA: Addison Wesley , 1981 ISBN 0-201-00563-8. Table of Contents [classic][text][This is a classic set of readings that focus on DSS design]

  • Berry, M. J. A. and Linoff, G. Data Mining Techniques : For Marketing, Sales, and Customer Support. New York: McGraw Hill, 1997 ISBN 0070057796. Table of Contents [data mining]

  • Bigdoli, H. Decision Support Systems: Principles and Practices. St.Paul, MN: West Publishing, 1989. 0-314-46560-X. [text]

  • Bigus, J. P. Data Mining With Neural Networks : Solving Business Problems from Application Development to Decision Support;. New York: McGraw Hill, 1996. 0070057796 . Table of Contents [data mining]

  • Bird, J. Executive Information Systems Management Handbook. Blackwell, 1991. 141 p. [eis] [book review].

  • Boulden, J. B. Computer-Assisted Planning Systems. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1975. 277 p. ISBN 0-07-006657-4. [text]

  • Bonczek, R. H., C. W. Holsapple, and A. Whinston. Foundations of Decision Support Systems. Academic Press, 1981 ISBN 0-12-113050-9 Table of Contents[classic] [text]. [Classic DSS textbook that stressed a modeling/management science approach to DSS]

  • Bostrom, R. P., R. T. Watson, and S. T. Kinney (editors). Computer Augmented Teamwork: A Guided Tour. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1992. ISBN 0-442-00277-7. [gdss][book review]

  • Brophy, P. Management Information and Decision Support Systems in Libraries. Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : Gower, 1986. 158 p. [app].

  • Bui, T. X. Co-Op: A Group Decision Support System for Cooperative Multiple Criteria Group Decision Making. Berlin: Springer Verlag, 1987. ISBN 0-387-18753-7 [gdss] (Vol. 290 in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series published by Springer Verlag)

  • Burkan, W. C. Executive Information Systems: From Proposal through Implementation. New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1991. 174 p. [eis][book review]

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  • Carter, G. M., M. Murray, R. G. Walker, and W. E. Walker Building Organizational Decision Support Systems. Boston, MA: Academic Press, 1992. 358 p. ISBN 0-12-732070-9 [text]

  • Clowes, K. W. The Impact of Computers on Managers. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI Research Press, 1982. 190 p. ; Bibliography: p. 179-181.

  • Coleman, D. and R. Khanna (editors). Groupware: Technology and Applications. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall PTR, 1995. 576 p. ISBN 0-13-305194-3 Table of Contents [gdss][book review]

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  • Devlin, B. Data Warehouse from Architecture to Implementation. Reading, MA: Addison Wesley Longman, 1996 ISBN 0-201-96425-2 [dw].

  • Dhar, V. and R. Stein. Intelligent Decision Support Methods. Upper Saddle river, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1997. ISBN 0-13-282006-4. Also in softback edition titled Seven Methods for Transforming Corporate Data into Business Intelligence.

  • Dologite, D. G. Developing Knowledge-Based Systems Using VP-Expert. New York: Macmillan Publishing (now owned by Prentice Hall), 1993.

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  • Fink, C. Knowledge-based Systems for Financial Executives. Morristown, N.J. : Financial Executives Research Foundation, 1991, 63 p. "Deloitte & Touche Information Technology Research." [app]

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  • Gianturco, D. J. and N. Behravesh (editors). Microcomputers, Corporate Planning, and Decision Support Systems. Quorum Books, 1988. 269 pages. ISBN 0-89930-164-9.

  • Ginzberg, M. J., W. Reitman, E. A. Stohr (editors). Decision Support Systems. Amsterdam: North Holland, 1982. [proc].

  • Gonzalez, A. J. and D. D. Dankel. The Engineering of Knowledge-based Systems: Theory and Practice. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1993. ISBN 0-13-276940-9. Table of Contents [es]

  • Gray, P. (editor). Decision Support and Executive Information Systems. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1994, ISBN: 0-13-235789-5 [proc]

  • Gray, P. Visual IFPS/Plus for Business Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1996. ISBN: 0-13-185604-9 Table of Contents [text]

  • Gray, P. and Watson, H.J. Decision Support in the Data Warehouse. Upper Saddle River, NJ; Prentice-Hall PTR 1998 ISBN 0-13-796079-4 [DSS applications] [data warehousing].

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  • Heymann, H. G. and R. Bloom. Decision Support Systems in Finance and Accounting. New York : Quorum Books, 1988. 195 p. ISBN: 0-89930-269-6 [app].

  • Holsapple, C. W. and A. B. Whinston. Decision Support Systems: A Knowledge Based Approach. Minneapolis, MN.: West Publishing, Inc., 1996. Table of Contents Book website link. [text]

  • Hopple, G. W. The State-of-the-art in Decision Support Systems Wellesley, Mass. : QED Information Sciences, 1988. 246 p. [proc]

  • House, W. C. (editor). Decision Support Systems: A Data-Based, Model-Oriented, User-Developed Discipline. Petrocelli, 1983. ISBN 0-89433-225-2 [proc].

  • Humphreys, P., S. Ayestaren, A. McCosh, and B. Mayon-White (editors). Decision Support in Organizational Transformation. London, UK: Chapman & Hall, 1997, 279 p.; ISBN 0-412-83050-7. Table of Contents [proc]

  • Humphreys, P., L. Bannon, A. McCosh, P. Migliarese, J. Pomerol (editors). Implementing Systems for Supporting Management Decisions: Concepts, Methods and Experiences. London, UK: Chapman & Hall, 1996, 379 p.; ISBN 0-412-75540-8. Table of Contents [proc]

  • Humphreys, P., O. Svenson and A. Vari (editors). Analysing and Aiding Decision Processes . Budapest, Hungary: Akademiai Kiado, 1983, 543 p.; ISBN 963-05-32891. [proc]

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  • Inmon, W. H. Using DB2 to Build Decision Support Systems. QED, 1990. ISBN 0-894-35307-1.

  • Inmon, W. H. Using Oracle to Build Decision Support Systems. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1990. ISBN 0-894-35356-X.

  • Inmon, W. H. Building the Data Warehouse. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1993. ISBN 0-471-56960-7. [dw][book review]

  • Inmon, W. H. and R.D. Hackathorn Using the Data Warehouse. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1994. ISBN 0-471-05966-8. [dw][book review]

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  • Jelassi, T., M. R. Klein, and W. M. Mayon-White (editors). Decision Support Systems: Experiences and Expectations. Amsterdam, NL: North-Holland, 1992. ISBN 0-444-89673-2. Table of Contents [proc]

  • Jessup, L. M. and J. S. Valacich (editors). Group Support Systems : New Perspectives. New York : Macmillan ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada, 1993. ISBN: 0-02-360625-8. [gdss][book review]

  • Johansen, R. Groupware: Computer Support for Business Teams. New York: Free Press, 1988. ISBN 0-02-916491-5 [team][book review]

  • Johansen, R., Sibbet, D., Benson, S., Martin, A., Mittman, R. and P. Saffo. Leading Business Teams: How Teams Can Use Technology and Group Process Tools to Enhance Performance. Reading, MA: Addison Wesley, 1991. 0-201-52829-0. [team][book review]

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  • Keen, P. G. W. and M. S. Scott Morton. Decision Support Systems: An Organizational Perspective. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, Inc., 1978 ISBN 0-201-03667-3. Table of Contents [classic] [text].

  • Kelly, S. Data Warehouse: The Route to Mass Customisation. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons.,1995 ISBN 0-471-95082-3 [dw].

  • Kimball, R. The Data Warehouse Toolkit: Practical Techniques for Building Dimensional Data Warehouses. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1996. ISBN 0-471-15337-0. (includes CD-ROM) [dw][book review]

  • Klein, M. R. and L. B. Methlie. Knowledge-based Decision Support Systems with Application in Business. (2nd ed.). New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1995 ISBN 00471-95295-8 Table of Contents [es][text].

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  • Leigh, W. E. and M. E. Doherty. Decision Support and Expert Systems. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western Publishing Company, 1986. 454 p. ISBN 0-538-10910-6 [text].

  • Lotfi, V. and C. Pegels. Decision Support Systems for Operations Management and Management Science. (3rd. ed.) Homewood, IL : Irwin, 1996. 480 p. ISBN 0-256-11559-1 (includes disk) [app]

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  • Mallach, E. G. Understanding Decision Suppot and Expert Systems. Burr Ridge, IL: Richard D. Irwin, Inc., 1994. ISBN 0-256-11896-5 Table of Contents .

  • Mason, R. O. and E. B. Swanson. Measurement for Management Decision. Reading, MA; Addison Wesley Publishing, 1981. ISBN 0-201-04646-6.

  • Marakas, G. Decision Support Technology for the 21st Century. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1999.

  • McCosh, A. M. and M. S. Scott Morton. Management Decision Support Systems. London: Macmillan Press, Inc., 1978. ISBN 0-333-10039-4.

  • McLean, E. R. and H. G. Sol (editors). Decision Support Systems: A Decade in Perspective Amsteram, NL: North-Holland, 1986. 251 p. ISBN 0-444-70037-4 Table of Contents [proc](Note: Proceedings of IFIP Working Group 8.3, Netherlands, 1986)

  • McNichols, C. W. and T. D. Clark. Microcomputer-Based Information and Decision Support Systems for Small Businesses: A Guide to Design and Implementation. Reston, VA: Reston Publishing (A Division of Prentice-Hall), 1983. ISBN 0-8359-435 [app].

  • Methlie, L. B. and R. H. Sprague (editors). Knowledge Representation for Decision Support Systems . Amsterdam, NL: North-Holland, 1985, 267 p.; ISBN 0-444-87739-8. Table of Contents [proc]

  • Mockler, R. J. Knowledge-based Systems for Management Decisions. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1989. ISBN 0-13-516907-0. Summary [es] [text]

  • Mockler, R. J. Knowledge-based Systems for Strategic Planning. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1989. ISBN 0-13-516915-1 Table of Contents [es] [text].

  • Mockler, R. J. Computer Software to Support Strategic Management Decision Making. New York: Macmillan, 1992. ISBN 0-02-381895-6 Table of Contents [text].

  • Mockler, R. J. and Dologite, D. G. Knowledge-Based Systems: An Introduction to Expert Systems. New York: Macmillan Publishing (now owned by Prentice Hall, 1992.

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  • Nagel, S. S. (editor). Computer-aided Decision Analysis : Theory and Applications. Westport, Conn. : Quorum Books, 1993, 284 p [proc].

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  • Olson, D. L. and J. F. Courtney, Jr. Decision Support Models and Expert Systems. Houston: Dame, 1997. ISBN 0-87393-663-9 Table of Contents [text].

  • Opper, S. and H. Fersko-Weiss Technology for Teams: Enhancing Productivity in Networked Organizations. New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1992, 181p. ISBN 0-44223928 [team][book review]

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  • Paller, A. with R. Laska. The EIS Book : Information Systems for Top Managers Homewood, IL : Dow Jones-Irwin, 1990, 217 p. [eis][book review]

  • Poe, V. with contributions by L. L. Reeves. Building a Data Warehouse for Decision Support . Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall PTR, 1996, 202 p. ISBN 0-13-371121-8. Table of Contents [dw][book review]

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  • Rockart, J. F. and C. V. Bullen (editors). The Rise of Managerial Computing: The Best of The Center for Information Systems Research. Homewood, Ill: Dow Jones-Irwin, 1986. ISBN 0-87094-757-5. [book review]

  • Rockart, J. W. and D. W. DeLong. Executive Support Systems: The Emergence of Top Management . Homewood, IL.: Dow Jones Irwin, 1988. 280 p. [eis] [book review]

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  • Sage, A. P. Decision Support Systems Engineering New York: John Wiley, 1991. ISBN 0-471-53000-x. [text]

  • Sauter, V. Decision Support Systems. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1997. ISBN 0-471-31134-0. Table of Contents Web link [text].

  • Scott Morton, M. S. Management Decision Systems: Computer-based Support for Decision Making. Boston, MA: Division of Research, Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1971. 216 p. ISBN 0-87584-090-6 Table of Contents [classic].

  • Shakun, M. F. Evolutionary System Design: Policy Making Under Complexity and Group Decision Support Systems. Oakland, CA: Holden-Day Inc., 1988. 287 pp. ISBN 0-8162-7819-9

  • Silver, M. S. Systems that Support Decision Makers: Description and Analysis. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 1991 [text].

  • Singh, H.S. Data Warehousing: Concepts, Technologies, Implementations, and Management. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall PTR, 1998 ISBN 0-13-591793-X [dw].

  • Sol, H. G. (editor). Processes and Tools for Decision Support. Amsterdam: North Holland, 1983. Table of Contents [proc]

  • Snoyer, R. S. and G. A. Fischer (editors). Everyone's Support Systems : A Complete Guide to Effective Decision Making using Microcomputers. Homewood, Ill. : Business One Irwin (Chantico Publishing Company, Inc.), 1993, 405 p. [app]

  • Sprague, R. H. and E. D. Carlson. Building Effective Decision Support Systems Englewood Clifts, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1982, ISBN: 0-13-086215-0 Table of Contents [classic] [text]

  • Sprague, R. H. and H. J. Watson (editors). Decision Support Systems : Putting Theory into Practice. 3rd ed. Englewood Clifts, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 1993. 437 p. ISBN 0-13-036229-8 [readings] [text].

  • Sprague, R. H. and Hugh J. Watson (editors). Decision Support for Management Englewood Clifts, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1996, ISBN: 0-13-396268-7 Table of Contents [readings] [text]

  • Stohr, E. A. and B. R. Konsynski (editors). Information Systems and Decision Processes Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society Press, 1992. 349 p. ISBN 0-8186-2802-2. [proc] (Note: TIMS College on Information Systems and NSF sponsored study of the future of decision systems)

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  • Thierauf, R. J. Decision Support for Effective Planning and Control: A Case Study Approach. Engelwood Cliffs, N.J: Prentice Hall, 1982. ISBN 0-13-198234-6 [text]

  • Thierauf, R. J. User-Oriented Decision Support Systems: Accent on Problem Finding. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1988. ISBN 0-130940412-0. [text]

  • Thierauf, R. J. Group Decision Support Systems for Effective Decision Making: A Guide for MIS Practitioners and End Users. New York : Quorum Books, 1989 [gdss].

  • Thierauf, R. J. Executive Information Systems: A Guide for Senior Management and MIS Professionals. New York : Quorum, 1991. xix, 364 p. [eis].

  • Thomsen, E. OLAP Solutions: Building Multidimensional Information Systems New York : John Wiley, 1997. ISBN 0-474-14931-4. [olap].

  • Trippi, R. R. and E. Turban. Investment Management: Decision Support and Expert Systems. Danvers, MA: boyd & fraser, 1990 0-87835-451-4 [app].

  • Turban, E. Decision Support and Expert Systems: Management Support Systems. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1988. [text]

  • Turban, E. and J. E. Aronson. Decision Support and Intelligent Systems. (5th edition) Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1998. Table of Contents [text]

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  • Watson, H. J., G. Houdeshel, and R. K. Rainer. Building Executive Information Systems and other Decision Support Applications. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1997. ISBN 0-471-06930-2 [eis]

  • Watson, H. J., R. K. Rainer, and G. Houdeshel. Executive Information Systems: Emergence, Development, Impact. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1992. ISBN 0-471-55554-1 [eis][book review]

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  • Young, L. F. Decision Support and Idea Processing Systems. Dubuque, IA: Wm. C. Brown, 1989. ISBN 0-697-00742-01 [text].

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    Topical Index

    Data Mining (Return to top)

    Adriaans et al., 1996
    Berry and Linoff, 1997
    Bigus, 1996

    Data Warehousing (Return to top)

    Anahory and Murray, 1997
    Devlin, 1996
    Gray and Watson, 1998
    Inmon, 1993
    Inmon and Hackathorn, 1994
    Kelly, 1995
    Kimball, 1996
    Poe, 1996
    Singh, 1998

    DSS Applications (Return to top)

    Bolden, 1975
    Brophy, 1986
    Fink, 1991
    Gray and Watson, 1998
    Heymann and Bloom, 1988
    Lofti and Pegels, 1991
    McNichols and Clark, 1983
    Snoyer and Fischer, 1993
    Trippi and Turban, 1990

    DSS Classics (Return to top)

    Alter, 1980
    Bennett, 1981
    Bonczek, Holsapple & Whinston, 1981
    Keen and Scott Morton, 1978
    McCosh and Scott Morton, 1978
    Scott Morton, 1971
    Sprague and Carlson, 1982

    DSS Proceedings/Readings (Return to top)

    Andriole, 1982
    Ginzberg et al., 1982
    Gray, 1994
    Hopple, 1988
    House, 1983
    Humphreys et al., 1997
    Humphreys et al., 1996
    Humphreys et al., 1983
    Jelassi et al., 1992
    McLean et al., 1986
    Methlie and Sprague, 1985
    Nagel, 1993
    Sol, 1983
    Sprague and Watson, 1993
    Sprague and Watson, 1996
    Stohr and Konsynski, 1992

    DSS Text Books (Return to top)

    Adelman, 1992
    Alter, 1980
    Bennett, 1981
    Bigdoli, 1989
    Boulden, 1975
    Bonczek et al., 1981
    Carter et al., 1992
    Gray, 1996
    Holsapple and Whinston, 1996
    Keen and Scott Morton, 1978
    Klein and Methlie, 1995
    Leigh and Doherty, 1986
    Mallach, 1994
    Marakas, 1999
    Mockler, 1989a
    Mockler, 1989b
    Mockler, 1992
    Olson and Courtney, 1997
    Sage, 1991
    Sauter, 1997
    Silver, 1991
    Sprague and Carlson, 1982
    Sprague and Watson, 1993
    Sprague and Watson, 1996
    Thierauf, 1982
    Thierauf, 1988
    Turban, 1988
    Turban and Aronson, 1998
    Young, 1989

    Executive Information Systems (Return to top)

    Bird, 1991
    Burkan, 1991
    Paller, 1990
    Rockart and DeLong, 1988
    Thierauf, 1991
    Watson, Houdeshel and Rainer, 1997 Watson, Rainer and Houdeshel, 1992

    Expert Systems (Return to top)

    Dologite, 1993
    Gonzalez and Dankel, 1993
    Klein and Methlie, 1995
    Mockler, 1989a
    Mockler, 1989b
    Mockler and Dologite 1992

    Group Decision Support Systems (GDSS) (Return to top)

    Bostrom et. al., 1992
    Bui, 1987
    Coleman and Khanna, 1995 (eds.)
    Jessup and Valacich, 1993
    Thierauf, 1989

    Teamware (Return to top)

    Baecker, 1993
    Johansen, 1988
    Johansen et al., 1991
    Opper and Fersko-Weiss, 1992