Technology and Organizations

Technology and Organizations

by Paul S. Goodman, Lee S. Sproull
     
 

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Provides new ways for both researchers and managers to think about technology's role in people's organizational lives, showing its impact on individuals, groups, and the organization as a whole. Includes original papers from leading scholars to show how new technology requires organizations to make fundamental changes.  See more details below

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Provides new ways for both researchers and managers to think about technology's role in people's organizational lives, showing its impact on individuals, groups, and the organization as a whole. Includes original papers from leading scholars to show how new technology requires organizations to make fundamental changes.

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Shows how new technology requires organizations to make fundamental changes through re-designing organizational structure and boundaries, workflow, jobs, and decision-making processes. Explains why potentially valuable technologies are not used fully or effectively and why some relatively poor technologies succeed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470639405
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/09/1990
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.68(d)

Meet the Author

PAUL S. GOODMAN is professor of industrial administration and psychology and director of the Center for the Management of Technology at Carnegie Mellon University.

LEE S. SPROULL is associate professor of social science at Carnegie Mellon University.

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