Management of technology (MOT) is a field of study dedicated to the planning and ongoing assessment of technology in organizations, incorporating the innovation, development, and engineering processes into one discipline. Managing Technological Change: A Strategic Partnership Approach fills a critical void by presenting an integrative, strategic, and participative approach to technology management from a multi-industry perspective.
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About the Author
Dr. Carol J. Haddad is a Professor in the School of Technology Studies at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan. She joined the faculty in 1993, after a distinguished career in industry and academe. Prior to her arrival at EMU, she served as a tenured faculty member at Michigan State University's School of Labor and Industrial Relations (1978-1990), and held senior positions with the American Society for Training and Development in Alexandria, Virginia and with the Industrial Technology Institute in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where as a Visiting Research Scientist she established and directed the Institute's first Labor and Technology Program. She has also been a Research Fellow at Wayne State University's College of Urban, Labor and Metropolitan Affairs. An active scholar, Dr. Haddad has been the recipient of over $500,000 worth of research grants and awards, and has published numerous articles, including several on Canadian sectoral training councils in the steel, automotive parts, and electronic and electrical industries. Professor Haddad's book on the management of technological change, published by Sage, emphasizes the benefits of strategic and participative approaches to technology adoption. Her current work is on the gendered dimensions of technology
Table of Contents
PREFACEACKNOWLEDGEMENTSCHAPTER 1: TECHNOLOGY'S PERILS AND PROMISE: THE NEED FOR TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT Technological Change: Three Scenarios Lessons Learned The Need for Technology ManagementCHAPTER 2: STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP: A WORKING DEFINITION Strategic Technology Planning Participation and PartnershipCHAPTER 3: AN INTEGRATIVE FRAMEWORK FOR TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE Technology Adoption Life Cycle An Integrative Systems Approach to Technology AdoptionCHAPTER 4: ASSESSING THE NEED AND READINESS FOR CHANGE Technology Needs Analysis Readiness for Change Assessment Pragmatic Issues Inclusive Needs AssessmentCHAPTER 5: ORGANIZATIONAL BARRIERS TO INTEGRATED CHANGE Identifying Organizational Variables What Influences Attitudes Toward New Technology? Overcoming Resistance to ChangeCHAPTER 6: DESIGNING AND IMPLEMENTING STRATEGIC CHANGE Social Constructivism and Technology Design Participative Technology Design Technology Implementation DesignCHAPTER 7: TRAINING AND TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE Training's Contribution to High-Performance Workplaces Training Program Design Successful Training Partnerships Creating a Learning OrganizationCHAPTER 8: EVALUATING AND MANAGING CHANGE FOR OPTIMAL PERFORMANCE Conducting the Technology Evaluation Ongoing Technology Management Institutionalizing a Strategic Partnership Approach to Change The Strategic Partnership PayoffREFERENCESBIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH