5. Adding Up the Results So Far: Do We Now Live in the Information Age?

  1. James W. Cortada

Published Online: 17 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470643938.ch5

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

How to Cite

Cortada, J. W. (2009) Adding Up the Results So Far: Do We Now Live in the Information Age?, in How Societies Embrace Information Technology: Lessons for Management and the Rest of Us, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470643938.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 15 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470534984

Online ISBN: 9780470643938

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Keywords:

  • information age;
  • business management;
  • historians;
  • globalized economy;
  • public officials

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Why Naming an Age is a Useful Exercise and so Hard to Do

  • What Historians Can Teach us About the Process

  • The Case Against the Information Age

  • Can We Coexist on the Frontiers of a New Age?

  • Lessons for Management and a Strategy For Change

  • Concluding Thoughts