Technological change has had a profound impact on manufacturing industry and related business sectors. Since publication of the first edition of Implementing New Technologies the pace of change ahs been maintained, often with uncertain consequences. In this new edition the editors have brought together a collection of readings which include:Project planning.Conversion or application of plans.Consolidation of change after the insertion of new technologies.Although the second edition includes material on innovation it is more concerned with the consequences of technology diffusion and technology transfer, concentrating on the adoption of technologies which are novel in a particular application even though not inherently 'new'.
Ed Rhodes and David Wield are both based in the Faculty of Technology of the Open University, where David Wield is Director of the Centre for Technology Strategy.
Release date NZ
September 19th, 1994
Edited by David Wield
Edited by Ed Rhodes
Country of Publication
2nd Revised edition
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