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People's Reactions to Technology
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People's Reactions to Technology
In Factories, Offices, and Aerospace

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October 1990 | 296 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
How does the pace and pervasiveness of new technology impact on the individual? To answer this question, this volume focuses on the computerization of offices, the use of robots in factories and advanced technology in the aerospace industry. Fascinating perspectives on how technology infiltrates everyday life are provided, together with stimulating reports on the latest research in this rapidly changing and diverse field.
Shirlynn Spacapan and Stuart Oskamp
People's Reactions to Technology
 
PART ONE: FACTORIES
Ann Majchrzak and Donald D Davis
The Human Side of Flexible Factory Automation
Research and Management Practice

 
Veronica F Nieva, Paul D Newman and Geza Bottlik
Factory Automation and Production Jobs
A Longitudinal Study

 
 
PART TWO: OFFICES
Barbara A Gutek and Susan Winter
Computer Use, Control Over Computers, and Job Satisfaction
Robert E Kraut, Robert S Fish, Robert W Root and Barbara L Chalfonte
Informal Communication in Organizations
Form, Function, and Technology

 
 
PART THREE: AEROSPACE
Barbara G Kanki and H Clayton Foushee
Crew Factors in the Aerospace Workplace
Harvey Wichman
Human-Machine Interactions in Space Flight

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