How Societies Embrace Information Technology: Lessons for Management and the Rest of Us

How Societies Embrace Information Technology: Lessons for Management and the Rest of Us

Author(s): James W. Cortada

Published Online: 17 MAR 2010

Print ISBN: 9780470534984

Online ISBN: 9780470643938

DOI: 10.1002/9780470643938

About this Book

This book discusses how computers are shaping contemporary society, with a tight focus on the role of corporations and governments. It is aimed at government policymakers interested in economic development and at private-sector managers who routinely make decisions to acquire and use information technology, now a worldwide expenditure of over $2 trillion annually. The book will also interest a wide range of academics concerned with the sociology, history, economics, and the effects of IT on contemporary society, ands to the general trade market.

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