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  • Making the Information Societyby James W. Cortada

    Pearson Education 2001; US$ 23.20

    Making the Information Society illuminates the complex chain of experiences,consequences, and possibilities that launched the information age in the U.S., and drive it onward today. Dr. James Cortada shows how Americans haveleveraged information technology in every area of their lives -- and offersa provocative look at the next phase of this new American... more...

  • 21st Century Businessby James W. Cortada

    Pearson Education 2000; US$ 24.00

    As Oracle Corporation reminds us in their slogan: "the Internet Changes Everything". Or as Buick said in its advertising a couple of years ago: "This isn't your father's Buick". The world of work and managing has changed dramatically over the past decade, requiring a new kind of manager, a new kind of worker and a new understanding of the way of work... more...

  • The Digital Handby James W. Cortada

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 79.99 US$ 71.99

    The Digital Hand, Volume 2, is a historical survey of how computers and telecommunications have been deployed in over a dozen industries in the financial, telecommunications, media and entertainment sectors over the past half century. It is past of a sweeping three-volume description of how management in some forty industries embraced the computer... more...

  • The Digital Handby James W. Cortada

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 64.99 US$ 58.49

    In The Digital Hand , James W. Cortada combines detailed analysis with narrative history to provide a broad overview of computing's role in sixteen industries, accounting for nearly half of the U.S. economy. Beginning in 1950, when commercial applications of digital technology began to appear, Cortada examines the ways different industries adopted... more...

  • How Societies Embrace Information Technologyby James W. Cortada

    Wiley 2010; US$ 37.95 US$ 32.89

    This book discusses how computers are shaping contemporary society, with a tight focus on the role of corporations and governments. It is aimed at government policymakers interested in economic development and at private-sector managers who routinely make decisions to acquire and use information technology, now a worldwide expenditure of over $2 trillion... more...

  • The Essential Managerby James W. Cortada

    Wiley 2014; US$ 35.95 US$ 31.16

    This book discusses the evolution of management as a profession over the past two decades and how it continues to evolve. It goes on to describe the new style of management and makes recommendations for what today’s and tomorrow’s managers must know and how to work. Offers ways to think about your role as a manager in order to optimize... more...

  • History Huntingby James W. Cortada

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    The book offers guidance to aspiring historians at every stage and in every walk of life, from practical advice on tackling and organizing projects to recommendations for finding and using resources of all kinds, whether at the local library or historical society or on the world wide web. It is intended to be a serious guide to the best practices for... more...

  • The Digital Hand, Vol 3by James W. Cortada

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 72.99 US$ 65.69

    The third volume of The Digital Hand describes how computers were used in all of the American public sector industries over the past half-century, in order to determine what were the critical uses of computing technologies, how these technologies came into these industries, and how they were changed by it. Cortada claims that computing profoundly... more...

  • All the Factsby James W. Cortada

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 97.99 US$ 88.19

    This is the first national history of the role of information in the United States, from the 1870s to the present. It explores the use of information in the private and public sectors, and in the private lives of Americans. It argues that this role of information was as important in shaping the United States as the settling of the West, the creation... more...

  • The Computer in the United Statesby James W. Cortada

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    This book studies how a technological innovation -- in this case the computer -- progresses from its origin as an idea in someone's mind to its eventual manifestation as a useable and marketable consumer product. more...