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New Office Information Technology

Human and Managerial Implications, 1st Edition

By Richard J. Long


350 pages

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This book, originally published in 1987, evaluates the human and managerial implications of new office information technology, based on the actual experiences of organisations using the new technology. A variety of issues are examined including those centred on the role of the manger, producitivity, unemployment, physical and mental health. Major emphasis is placed on describing and discussing the implementation of new technology and ways of utilization which maximise benefits.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. The Office and its Context

3. New Office Technology and Communication

4. Teleworking

5. New Office Technology and Decision-making

6. Effects on Clerical and Secretarial Employees

7. Implications for Functional Specialists and Professionals

8.Managerial Roles and Organisation Structure

9. Implementation: Issues, Processes, Policies

10. Conclusion: Promise, Progress and Problems

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:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / Economics
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Theory