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Computers in Company Training

1st Edition

By David Hawkridge, Wendy Newton, Carole Hall

Routledge

296 pages

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pub: 2018-03-27
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Description

When this book was originally published in 1988, this book was the first to include a large number of reports on British and US companies' experience with computers in company training in such areas as banking, finance, insurance, manufacturing, IT, the retail industry, transport, telecommunications and energy. It provided a critical analysis of the situation and discusses company experiences, development, testing and implementation as well as cost-effectiveness and future trends.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Setting 1. Company Training Needs 2. Company Views of New Training Technology 3. Company Strategies Part 2: The Technology 4. Authoring Tools 5. Mainframe Systems 6. Microcomputer Systems and Interactive Video Part 3: Company Experience 7. Banking, Finance and Insurance 8. General Manufacturing 9. Computers 10. Retails Trade 11. Transport 12. Telecommunications 13. Energy Part 4: Issues 14. Marketing and Adoption 15. Development and Testing 16. Implementation 17. Evaluation of Costs and Benefits

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Business of Technology

Originally published between 1967 and 1999 the 50 volumes in this set examine the impact of technology on economics and international business. The volumes:

  • Present a synthesis of business functions and economic analysis and ask what the implications for skills development are and the effect of public policy
  • Report on global companies' experience with computers in company training in such areas as banking, finance, insurance, manufacturing, IT, the retail industry, transport, telecommunications and energy.
  • Look at the way in which some businesses in high technology manufacturing industry have organised their structures and processes in order to manage product innovation effectively.

 

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Subject Categories

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