Tag Archives: people and technological change

Technology and People – Interview with Adrian Smith

Adrian Smith, from the University of Sussex’s Science Policy Research Unit, discusses the social impact of technology and how people can influence the direction that technological development takes. the interview is especially relevant amid concerns about the future impact of … Continue reading

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The Office of the Future

Xerox produced a video of their view of the office of the future in the 1970s: The impact of information technology on the office has been a topic of interest for many years. Vannevar Bush first wrote about it in … Continue reading

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Operations and Technology

Over the past 30 years information technology has had an increasing presence in the operational side of most businesses. At the same time, approaches to the organisation of work and the management of people have changed and developed. Debate exists … Continue reading

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People and Technological Change

People in organisations today often experience efforts to achieve change: Today’s managers are usually expected to achieve change that will improve the performance of their organisations but this has not always been the case: The following video provides a short … Continue reading

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