Technology Run Amok : Crisis Management in the Digital Age, Paperback / softback Book

Technology Run Amok : Crisis Management in the Digital Age Paperback / softback

Description

The recent data controversy with Facebook highlights that the tech industry as a whole was utterly unprepared for the backlash it faced as a result of its business model of selling user data to third parties.

Despite the predominant role that technology plays in all of our lives, the controversy also revealed that many tech companies are reactive, rather than proactive, in addressing crises. This book examines society's failure to manage technology and its resulting negative consequences.

Mitroff argues that the "technological mindset" is responsible for society's unbridled obsession with technology and unless confronted, will cause one tech crisis after another.

This trans-disciplinary text, edgy in its approach, will appeal to academics, students, and practitioners through its discussion of the modern technological crisis.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 150 pages, 3 Illustrations, black and white; XXIII, 150 p. 3 illus.
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Business strategy
  • ISBN: 9783319957401

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