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.

chapter 1|8 pages

Technology and Information

ByNigel Piercy

part I|88 pages

The Social and Organisational Impact of New Technology

chapter 2|47 pages

Social Aspects of Information Systems

ByFrank Land

chapter 3|20 pages

Planning, Control and Technological Change

ByRoger Mansfield

chapter 4|18 pages

Organisational Aspects of Management Information Systems Change

ByAnnette Davies

part II|85 pages

Applications in Theory

chapter 6|12 pages

Management Accounting and New Information Technology

ByChristopher J Cowton

chapter 7|34 pages

The Design of Marketing Accounting Systems *

ByTimothy F Barrett

chapter 8|21 pages

Marketing Information and New Technology

ByDeborah A Martell

part III|47 pages

Applications in Practice

part IV|81 pages

Strategic Implications

chapter 11|17 pages

Developing Strategic Business Advantage from Information Technology

ByWilliam R King

chapter 13|16 pages

Formulating Information Technology Strategies

ByMichael Earl