1st Edition

Handbook of Technology Management in Public Administration




ISBN 9781574445640
Published November 15, 2006 by Routledge
880 Pages 56 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

All organizations, whether for profit, not for profit, or government, face issues of information technology management. While the concerns involved may differ from organization to organization, the principles of good information technology management remain the same.
Using a compilation of articles on various topics relating to technology management, Handbook of Technology Management in Public Administration addresses the management, implementation, and integration of technology across a wide variety of disciplines. The book highlights lessons learned to assist you in solving contemporary problems and avoiding pitfalls. It discusses the creation of innovative paradigms, new boundaries, diversity frameworks, and operational breakthroughs emanating from technology. It also raises questions about the productivity, violence, and intrusions of technology into the personal, organizational, and social environments as we move forward.

This book identifies the potential ethical, legal, and social implications of technology from electronic signatures to genetic screenings to privacy interventions to industrial applications. It raises issues, problems, and concerns arising from technology and its effects on nurturing or nullifying the foundations of life and liberty in a constitutional democracy.

With the development of new tools and techniques, technology promises to make organizations more productive and efficient. Handbook of Technology Management in Public Administration identifies effective technology management approaches while balancing the repercussions of technological growth.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Peter M. Leitner, DPA; Ronald J. Stupak, Ph.D.; and David S. Greisler, DPA
The Culture of Technology: Savants, Context, and Perspectives
Public Sector Perspectives on Technology
Technology Transfer: Innovations, Concerns and Barriers
Ethical Issues and Concerns
Managing Change and Measuring Performance
Technology's Contribution to Quality
National Security Issues
Negotiating Technology Issues
Technology and the Professions

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