Business, Information Technology and Society by Stephen D. TanseyBusiness, Information Technology and Society by Stephen D. Tansey

Business, Information Technology and Society

byStephen D. TanseyEditorStephen D. Tansey

Paperback | November 15, 2002

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This comprehensive volume introduces the nature and the impact of the new information and communication technologies on business and society. Emphasizing the global impact, it draws upon examples from the USA, Europe, and Japan as well as the newly industrialized countries of the Pacific Rim. Applying a systems thinking approach, author Stephen D. Tansey covers:

  • the environment of computing
  • the IT industry, government and the information economy - and the recent development of e-government initiatives
  • the need to regulate computing
  • the role of IT in the workplace: its effect on organizations and jobs
  • the impact of IT on society at large.

Written for students studying business or IT, this book is an invaluable resource offering topical insights into the ways in which information technology is shaping our work and our lives. Without assuming any prior knowledge of either business or IT, this key text provides a unique, essential guide.

Stephen Tanseyis Associate Senior Lecturer in Information Systems and Politics at Bournemouth University. Author of the Routledge book,Politics, The Basicsa best seller now in its second edition. He has been teaching Information Technology and Business for twenty years.
Title:Business, Information Technology and SocietyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9 × 6.1 × 0.5 inPublished:November 15, 2002Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415192137

ISBN - 13:9780415192132


Table of Contents

IntroductionPart 1: The Environment of Computing1. The IT Industry and the Information Economy 2. Government and the Information Economy 3. Regulating ComputingPart 2: The Work Place and IT4. IT and Organizations 5. IT and JobsPart 3: IT and the Environment6. IT and Society: The Need for Choice