organizational productivity

You may find these useful as preparation for today's discussions

  1. Cabrera, A., Cabrera, E. F., & Barajas, S. (January 01, 2001). The key role of organizational culture in a multi-system view of technology-driven change. International Journal of Information Management, 21, 3, 245-261.
  2. Devaraj, S., & Kohli, R. (January 01, 2000). Information Technology Payoff in the Health-Care Industry: A Longitudinal Study. Journal of Management Information Systems : JMIS, 16, 4, 41.
  3. Carr, Nicholas G. "Hbr at Large - IT Doesn't Matter." Harvard Business Review. (2003): 41.

things we'll talk about

    continuing the thought from the previous session, how does an increase in personal productivity translate to an increase in organizational productivity?

    how have advances like email altered the workplace? Or, is Paul Jones correct and we should not be using email at all in favor of social media platforms?

    what must be considered when introducing new technologies into an existing organizational environment?

    what are the hazards of introducing new technologies to organization members who are resistant to them?