Champions of Technological Change: How Organizations Successfully Implement New Technology, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Champions of Technological Change

How Organizations Successfully Implement New Technology, 1st Edition

By Theresa M. Szczurek

Routledge

230 pages

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Originally published in 1994 this book concerns successful implementation of radical, technological innovations within business organizations. It extends and unifies paradigms for understanding implementation of radical innovations by modeling roles and interactions between key vending and buying firm players. It focuses on how interaction between certain players in buying and vending organizations affects successful implementation of the innovation and investigates the relationships between the user, buying change agent and vending change agent.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Prior Research 3. Theoretical Framework and Hypotheses 4. Research Methodology 5. Summary of Findings 6. Forces Affecting User Satisfaction 7. Buying Change Agent/User Satisfaction Relationship 8. Exchange/User Satisfaction Relationship 9. Moderator Effects of Individual Characteristics 10. Interaction/Exchange Relationship 11. Moderators on the Exchange/Interaction Relationship 12. Conclusion

About the Series

Studies on Industrial Productivity: Selected Works

Originally published between 1994 and 2000 the volumes in this set discuss:

  • the successful implementation of radical, technological innovations within business organizations.
  • issues of Chinese rural-rural and rural-urban migration
  • a number of subjects of significance for labor and economic policy, especially the role of U. S. tax policy in the relocation of jobs from the contintental USA to Puerto Rico.
  • the impact an immigrant community in the USA has on the type and quantity of foreign goods available.
  • the relation between technology and the exercise of sea power.
  • problems related to investment planning, capacity additions, and choice of technology in dynamic manufacturing systems.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS069020
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / Economics
BUS069030
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Theory