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  1-10 of 33 Reviews about "General (K.7.0)": Date Reviewed
  The future of work: challenges and prospects for organisations, jobs and workers
Lynn T., Rosati P., Conway E., van der Werff L., Palgrave Macmillan, New York, NY, 2023. 186 pp.  Type: Book (303131493X)

This collection of ten articles written as research papers--each constituting a different chapter of the book--is authored by 27 scholars and edited by four of them. The collection is essentially “a projection of how work, working,...

Feb 23 2024
  The evolution of management
Matsudaira K. Communications of the ACM 62(10): 42-47, 2019.  Type: Article

The title of this article does not accurately describe its content. It is not an anthropological or philosophical paper on the evolution of management. Rather, it describes what a person may encounter and need to do as he or she enters...

Jun 11 2020
   Coders: the making of a new tribe and the remaking of the world
Thompson C., Penguin Books, New York, NY, 2019. 448 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-735220-56-0), Reviews: (2 of 2)

As someone who obtained a computer science (CS) degree after finishing a doctorate in political science in the 1980s, I took a walk down memory lane with this book. It was fun to reminisce using the author’s four waves of cod...

Feb 11 2020
  Coders: the making of a new tribe and the remaking of the world
Thompson C., Penguin Books, New York, NY, 2019. 448 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-735220-56-0), Reviews: (1 of 2)

Programmers are among the most influential people who are quietly changing the world. Software is an inseparable part of human life in this modern world, and programmers are tinkering with programs, continuously influencing a specific ...

Jan 23 2020
  The work life of developers: activities, switches and perceived productivity
Meyer A., Barton L., Murphy G., Zimmermann T., Fritz T. IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering 43(12): 1178-1193, 2017.  Type: Article

The work life of software developers has often been studied with a goal to understand ways to enhance productivity. The authors extend past efforts by gathering detailed work data from 20 experienced developers via a mix of unobtrusive...

Oct 11 2018
  Chief information officer role effectiveness: literature review and implications for research and practice
Hütter A., Riedl R., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 58 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-319547-52-7)

Chief information officer role effectiveness: literature review and implications for research and practice is a recently published volume in the “Springer Briefs in Information Systems” series [1]. It seeks t...

Aug 30 2017
  US firms’ business competence in the Taiwanese IT industry
Chen P., Kim Y., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 234 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-319320-27-4)

It has been a few years since I have taught international political risk analysis and global issues, two courses where the subject of multinational corporations (MNCs) or multinational enterprises (MNEs) is covered prominently. One of ...

Feb 2 2017
  Design thinking research: making design thinking foundational
Plattner H., Meinel C., Leifer L., Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2015. 290 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-319196-40-4)

Compilations are usually a mixed bag, with some great papers and a few that leave you scratching your head. Design thinking research is like that. For example, “Preserving Access to Previous System States in the Lively...

Jan 27 2016
  Enterprise governance of information technology: achieving alignment and value, featuring COBIT 5 (2nd ed.)
De Haes S., Van Grembergen W., Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2015. 167 pp.  Type: Book (978-3-319145-46-4)

Enterprise governance of information technology (EGIT) represents a modern concept, which is an integral part of corporate governance (CG). CG includes the policies, processes, procedures, customs, institutions, internal rules, laws, a...

Sep 2 2015
  Computing handbook (3rd ed.)
Topi H., Tucker A., Chapman & Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, FL, 2014. 1522 pp.  Type: Book (978-1-439898-54-3)

This handbook, now in its third edition, is encyclopedic in nature with articles (chapters) covering all aspects of information systems and technology. This edition greatly expands the knowledge base and topics of computer and informat...

Jul 28 2015
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