21st Century Business: Managing and Working in the New Digital Economy

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Financial Times/Prentice Hall, 2001 - Business & Economics - 254 pages
As Oracle reminds us in its new slogan: "The Internet changes everything". The world of work and managing has changed dramatically over the past decade, requiring a new kind of manager, a new kind of worker, and a new understanding of the ways of work n the so-called "post-industrial world". Jim Cortada lays out the issues that come to play in this new world, and some guidelines and precepts for navigating the new world's seas.

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JAMES W. CORTADA is an executive at IBM Global Services in Madison, WI. He is a leading authority on the use, management, and history of information technology, and is author of over two dozen books on these subjects. He lectures widely on how companies are moving from the old to the new economy.

Cortada's most recent books include Into The Network Age: How IBM and Other Companies Are Getting There Now; The Rise of the Knowledge Worker, and Best Practices in Information Technology. Together with Professor Alfred D. Chandler, he edited A Nation Transformed: How Information Shaped the United States from Colonial Times to the Present.

Cortada is a member of the American Society of Quality, and is the Chairman of the Charles Babbage Foundation at the University of Minnesota. He holds a Ph.D. in modern history from Florida State University. The author can be reached by email at jwcortada@us.ibm.com

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