Management of technology (MOT) is a field of study dedicated to the planning and ongoing assessment of technology in organizations, incorporating the innovation, development, and engineering processes into one discipline. Managing Technological Change: A Strategic Partnership Approach fills a critical void by presenting an integrative, strategic, and participative approach to technology management from a multi-industry perspective.

Technology's Perils and Promise: The Need for Technology Management

Technology's perils and promise: The need for technology management

Investing in new technology is a costly venture. Before making such an investment, careful planning and selection should precede the purchase. Yet in today's fast-paced work environment, technology decisions do not always follow a well-conceived plan. When consumers buy new electronic devices such as televisions, they may spend some time reading specialty magazines that list features and consumer satisfaction ratings and then comparison shop for the best features and price. Alternatively, consumers may make impulsive purchases based on irrational criteria, such as the aesthetic appearance of the television set or the number of advertised features that they may never use.

Organizations, too, approach technology decision making in both rational ...

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