Technology and organizations
Provides new ways for both researchers and managers to think about technology's role in people's organizational lives, showing its impact on individuals, groups, and the organization as a whole. Includes original papers from leading scholars to show how new technology requires organizations to make fundamental changes.
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Understanding Technology and the Individual
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