Technology Management in Organizational and Societal Contexts

Technology Management in Organizational and Societal Contexts

Andrew Borchers (Lipscomb University, USA)
Release Date: February, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 365|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5279-6
ISBN13: 9781522552796|ISBN10: 1522552790|EISBN13: 9781522552802


Technological advancements are often regarded as positive, as they are usually expected to make life and business easier. While this can often be the case, it is not always true, and much of the improvement in the realm of technology comes from analysis of new technologies for effectiveness.

Technology Management in Organizational and Societal Contexts is a critical scholarly publication that explores the relationship between businesses and institutions and technology and analyzes the outcomes in order to promote improvement. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics, such as e-services, multimedia in education, and issues of emerging technologies, this publication is geared towards academicians, researchers, and students seeking relevant and current research on the interactions between organizations and technology.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • E-Services
  • End-User Computing
  • Human Side of IT
  • Issues of Emerging Technologies
  • Multimedia in Education
  • Social Networks
  • Web-Enabled Technologies

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Andy Borchers is currently Professor of Management and Associate Dean, College of Business at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. Before starting this position in 2011, he served for 10 years as an Associate Professor and department head at Kettering University in Flint, MI. Prior to his full-time academic life, Andy spend over 20 years in the automotive industry working for General Motors and Electronic Data Systems. Andy's academic background includes a bachelors in industrial administration from Kettering University (formerly General Motors Institute), an MBA from Vanderbilt and a DBA from Nova Southeastern His research and teaching interests are varied - having taught in five academic units at Lipscomb (College of Business, College of Computing, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Institute for Sustainable Practice and Institute for Conflict Management. Andy's publications include a number of case studies and empirical studies in entrepreneurship, information technology, project management and other areas.