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    DescriptionA wave of business innovation is driving the productivity resurgence in the U.S. economy. In Wired for Innovation, Erik Brynjolfsson and Adam Saunders describe how information technology directly or indirectly created this productivity explosion, reversing decades of slow growth. They argue that the companies with the highest level of returns to their technology investment are doing more than just buying technology; they are inventing new forms of organizational capital to become digital organizations. These innovations include a cluster of organizational and business-process changes, including broader sharing of information, decentralized decision-making, linking pay and promotions to performance, pruning of non-core products and processes, and greater investments in training and education. Innovation continues through booms and busts. This book provides an essential guide for policy makers and economists who need to understand how information technology is transforming the economy and how it will create value in the coming decade.

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    Wired for Innovation
    How Information Technology is Reshaping the Economy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Erik Brynjolfsson, By (author) Adam Saunders
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    ISBN 13: 9780262013666
    ISBN 10: 0262013665

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    MIT Press Ltd
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    MIT Press
    Publication date
    30 October 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass.
    Author Information
    Erik Brynjolfsson, Schussel Family Professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management and Director of the MIT Center for Digital Business, is the coeditor of Understanding the Digital Economy: Data, Tools, and Research (MIT Press). Adam Saunders is Assistant Professor in the Management Information Systems Division of the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.
    Review quote
    "Compact and insightful, Wired for Innovation provides a synthesis of the research on econometric analyses of information and communication technologies (ICT) that bear on organizational and industrial productivity." -- Steve Sawyer, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology