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Society and technology, opportunities and challenges, edited by Ewa Lechman and Magdalena Popowska

Society and technology, opportunities and challenges, edited by Ewa Lechman and Magdalena Popowska
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Society and technology
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edited by Ewa Lechman and Magdalena Popowska
Series statement
Routledge studies in innovation, organization and technology
Sub title
opportunities and challenges
"This book offers broad evidence on how new information and communication technologies (ICT) impact social development and contribute to social welfare. Its aim is to show how new technological solutions may contribute to society's welfare by encouraging new 'socially responsible' initiatives and practices as the broad adoption of new technologies becomes an integral component of organizations, and of the overall economy. Society and Technology: Opportunities and Challenges is designed to provide deep insight into theoretical and empirical evidence on ICT as socially responsible technologies. More specifically, it puts special focus on examining the following: how channels of ICT impact on social progress, environmental sustainability and instability the role of ICT in creating social networks, with positive and negative consequences of networking how ICT encourages education, skills development, institutional development, etc the ethical aspects of technological progress, and technology management for social corporate responsibility. The book is written primarily for scholars and academic professionals from a wide variety of disciplines that are addressing issues of economic development and growth, social development, and the role of technology progress in broadly defined socio-economic progress. It is also an invaluable source of knowledge for graduate and postgraduate students, particularly within economic and social development, information and technology, worldwide studies, social policy or comparative economics"--, Provided by publisher
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