The Corporation of the 1990s

The Corporation of the 1990s : Information Technology and Organizational Transformation

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This is the final report of a major research programme at the Sloan School. The programme was initiated in 1984, under extensive corporate sponsorship, to explore the influence of Information Technology (IT) on the way in which organizations will be able to survive and prosper in the competitive environment of the 1990s and beyond. The book contains an introduction by Michael Scott Morton, and covers the following topics: the IT platform, IT and strategic management, IT and the new organization, IT and human dynamics, and IT impact on organization change and implementation. Each chapter has been written in non-technical language, includes little or no research methodology, and begins with an Executive Summary. Contributors: Stuart E. Madnick, Joanne Yates, Robert I. Benjamin, Julio J. Rotemberg, Garth Saloner, N. Venkatraman, K. Hugh Macdonald, John F. Rockart, James E. Short, Paul Osterman, Robert B. McKersie, and Richard E. Walton.show more

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  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 162 x 236 x 28mm | 639.56g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • line illustrations, tables
  • 0195063589
  • 9780195063585

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The Corporation of the 1990's presents an expert view of how information technology will influence organizations and their ability to survive and prosper in this decade and beyond.show more

About Michael S. Scott Morton

Michael S. Scott Morton is J.W. Forrester Professor of Management and Director of the Management in the 1990s Research Program at MIT's Sloan School of Management.show more

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well worth reading * ICL Technical Journal * This exhaustively researched volume should appeal to those managing the IT process. * Business Outlook and Economic Review *show more

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