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1st Edition

Management Information Systems: The Technology Challenge

Edited By

Nigel F. Piercy

ISBN 9780815354833
Published January 23, 2020 by Routledge
336 Pages

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Book Description

This book, originally published in 1984, established the need for a strategic managerial response to the new technology, which relies on an understanding of the real effects of technology - on organisational structure, manageemnt style and employee relations. It assesses the impact of the new information technology on manufacturing systems, employment levels and types, industrial relations and finally on marketing and external relationships.

Table of Contents

1. Management and New Information Technology Nigel Piercy

Part 1: The New Information Technology and Production Systems

2. Information Technology in Engineering Prodcution and Production Management Denis R. Towill

3. The Impact of Robots on Manufacturing Processes and Society at Large Paul Drazan

4. Intelligent Sensors Bruce Batchelor and Simon Cotter

Part 2: Management Implications - Employment Issues

5. The Impact of Information Technology on the Work Place Frank Land

6. The Application of Microelectronics to the Office: Organisational and Human Implications Richard J. Long

7. New Technology and Future Work Patterns Paul Blyton

Part 3: Management Implications in Industrial Relations

8. New Technology and Industrial Relations: Theoretical and Empirical Issues Michael Poole

9. The Impact of New Technology on Participative Institutions and Employee Involvement Malcolm Warner

10. The Management/Union Relationship in the Introduction of New Technology Annette Davies

Part 4: Management Issues - Information, Control and Structure

11. Emerging Trends in Managing New Information Technologies Michael Earl

12. Changes in Information Technology, Organisational Design and Managerial Control Roger Mansfield

13. Control, Structure and Identity: Managerial Problems in Technological Innovation Ian Nicholas

14. Microcomputers in Retailing: A Case Study Lesley Sawers

15. New Information Technology and Marketing Systems Nigel Piercy

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