Technology in Context: Technology Assessment for Managers (Routledge Studies in the Management of Technology and Innovation)

ISBN: 9780415183437
Publisher: Routledge
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 1998-03-29
Number of pages: 176
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Technology in Context is a comprehensive and accessible analysis of technology assessment which defines and describes its role in the strategic management of firms. Subjects covered include:
* the fundamental concepts required for the management of technology
* the gathering of information in a firm to support strategic decisions on technology
* technology assessment in the United States Congress
* the wider social implications of technology
* problems associated with technology, from the danger of environmental degradation to employment and skills.
Technology in Context is a complete introduction to the theory and methods of technology assessment as a tool of strategic management. It will be a useful book for all those interested in the management and social role of technology.

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