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.

Organizational Barriers to Integrated Change

Organizational barriers to integrated change

When planning for the introduction of new technology, managers typically focus most of their energies on the acquisition and installation of the equipment or software. They tend to spend comparatively less time on assessing the fit between the technology and the organization into which it will be introduced. Yet organizational variables can “make or break” technology effectiveness. Identifying and eliminating organizational barriers before bringing the technology online helps to pave the way for technology success.

Identifying Organizational Variables

Macro-Level Organizational Variables

There are numerous organizational variables that affect change processes in any company, public sector agency, educational institution, or hospital. They may be classified as either “macro-level” variables that affect the entire institution, or “micro-level” variables that pertain to ...

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