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

 
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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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A truly global look at IT deployment and use

No technology in our history has spread as fast as computers andtheir digital technologies. In How Societies Embrace InformationTechnology, leading IT authority James Cortada examines howthis phenomenon is shaping contemporary society, focusing on therole of corporations and governments. By revealing what historyteaches about the adoption of information technologies, Cortadaprepares business and government leaders to spot new trends andsuccessfully develop strategies for implementing and managingemerging technologies. Coverage includes:

  • Summaries of the new best practices based on sixty years ofhistorical experience, all research-based

  • How technology spread so quickly and completely across theglobe

  • A look at the decision-making process of managers in the privateand public sectors

  • How governments leverage IT to improve their nationaleconomies

  • An examination of the "Information Age" and whether it actuallyexists

  • The most current developments in IT

This authoritative reference is ideal for governmentpolicymakers and for private-sector managers who routinely makedecisions to acquire and use information technology. It is alsoaimed at academics concerned with the sociology, history,economics, and the effects of IT on contemporary society, as wellas business schools and engineering and IT professionals serving inmanagement roles or interested in the managerial/user history ofIT.

The author's royalties on sales of this book will be donated tothe IEEE Computer Society's Educational Activities Board.

About the Author:

James W. Cortada has thirty-five years of experience with IBM in various sales, consulting, and managerial positions related to information technology and its use. In particular, he helped design and deploy processes related to employee skills development, including IBM's worldwide consultant skills certification process, sales processes, and specialized training seminars. An author of more than fifty books on the management and history of information technology, Cortada's work has been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, and Korean.

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