This volume, first published in 1988, examines the challenge to management which is posed by ever more sophisticated applications of information technology. It reports on cases of actual practice, and seeks to draw lessons from these experiences which will be of practical value to managers and their advisers. The book will also be a useful source of ideas, experience, and examples to students of economics, business studies, and management.

chapter 1|16 pages

The New Management Challenge: Information Systems for Improved Performance

Edited ByDavid Boddy, David Buchanan

chapter 3|9 pages

Senior Managerial Roles in the Context of Direct Computer Use

ByChristopher Martin

chapter 4|10 pages

Manufacturing Information Systems at the Crossroads

ByDouglas Macbeth

chapter 8|14 pages

Constructing Organisational Forms for Flexible Computing

ByHoward Rose

chapter 9|2 pages

Organisational Choice in the Redesign of Supervisory Systems

ByPatrick Dawson, Ian McLoughlin

chapter 11|9 pages

Towards a New Framework for Helping Managers to Deal with Technical Change

Edited ByDavid Boddy

chapter 12|7 pages

Developing Managers to Meet the New Challenges

ByDavid Boddy, David Buchanan