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Title: New Information Technology and Organizational Culture
Authors: Olson, Margrethe H.
Keywords: Office Automation
telecommunications/ transportation tradeoffs
remote work
telecommuting
electronic mail
professional work station
satellite work center
remote management
Issue Date: 1982
Publisher: Stern School of Business, New York University
Series/Report no.: IS-82-48
Abstract: Predictions of the effects of office automation on organizations vary widely. This article focuses on changes in individual work patterns, management control, and organizational structure that may occur as a result of implementation of office technology. The most significant change predicted is that organizations will no longer be limited by a central office work environment operating between the traditional office work hours of nine and five. Computer and communications technology will facilitate the relaxing of those physical constraints as necessitated by social and economic pressures. Relevant research to date regarding the effects of the new technology on organizational behavior is reviewed. Management guidelines for preparing for the coming changes are included.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2451/14598
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