Technological Change at Work

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Open University Press, Jan 1, 1994 - Business & Economics - 290 pages
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Focuses on automation in its most pervasive contemporary guise - computing and information technologies. The authors present their own "processual" framework for understanding technological change and its outcomes, and devote attention to the independent influence of the technology itself.

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New technology at work
1 Kondratieff cycles and innovation waves
2 The three different types of automation

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Professor Ian McLoughlin spent fifteen years working for the electronics R&D industry and over ten years in academia. He has consulted and worked in five countries on three continents and presented his work to government science ministers of the UK, Russia, the USA, Malaysia, Taiwan and New Zealand and to the President of Singapore. He became a Chartered Engineer (UK) in 1998, a senior member of IEEE in 2004, a D'Ingenieur Europeen (EU) in 2008 and a Fellow of the IET in 2013. He has published over 130 refereed papers, three books and several book chapters in the fields of signal processing, wireless communications and embedded systems. After ten years at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore - where he ran an MSc programme - he is currently a full professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering and Information Systems at the University of Science and Technology of China.

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