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Adjusting to technological change

G. G. Somers

Adjusting to technological change

by G. G. Somers

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Published by Harper and Row .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by G.G. Somers, E.L. Cusham and N. Weinberg.
SeriesIndustrial Relations Research Association publication -- no.29
ContributionsCusham, Edward L., Weinberg, Nathan.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21252453M

  Change is Inevitable As they say, the only constant in life is change. The business world is the perfect example of this, where technology, ideas, and theories are continually evolving. There are several reasons which lead to a change in the organization culture. Change in management, poor financial conditions, revisions in goals and targets bring a change in the culture of the organization. Accepting changes in the work culture is the toughest thing to do for an employee.

technological change” (Schmookler, 2).3 To Edwin Mansfield, the technical (technique) refers to “a utilized method of production” and technological or the technological change to “advance in knowledge to the industrial arts” or “advance in technology” or technique “first discovered” (Mansfield, b: 3, 10, 11).File Size: KB. Technological Change and Individual Adjustment Article (PDF Available) in Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting Proceedings 29(6) October with 50 ReadsAuthor: Mica R. Endsley.

  An individual's degree of resistance to change is determined by whether they perceive the change as good or bad, and how severe they expect the impact of the change to be on them. Their ultimate acceptance of the change is a function of how much resistance the person has and the quality of their coping skills and their support system. Adjusting to change can be difficult, as even positive life transitions tend to cause some the course of a lifetime, a person can expect to experience a significant amount of change.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Somers, Gerald George. Adjusting to technological change. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press [, ©].

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