Information Processing in Tie 1990's
44 Pages Posted: 31 Oct 2008
Date Written: July 1986
Information processing technology has had a profound impact on organizations since the widespread adoption of computers in the 1950s. How will this technology influence management and organizations in the 1990s? Will there be a revolution of management theory and practice? The purpose of this paper is to present 1) significant trends in the technology and 2) to discuss how senior management can take advantage of the technology to change the fundamental nature of a business. What does the senior manager have to do to see that information technology is employed effectively in the 1990s? What technology is most appropriate for the firm and how should it be selected? How does the firm implement new technology?
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