Organizational Technology

  • Barbara L. NeubyEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_30-1

Synonyms

Definition

Organizational technology is the sum total of man-made contrivances or developed processes that alter, refine, or create new goods and services delivered by organizations. It includes electronics, software, documents, new techniques, or any combination thereof used in the delivery of services.

Introduction

Few would argue that technology has revolutionized the world and has been a driving force for societal and organizational expansion. Organizations, whether public, private, or nonprofit, provide us with the essentials of life on a daily basis. Food, housing, security, health care, machinery, vehicles, fuels, clothing, and defense are all produced by highly developed processes and all within organizations. No organization adopts technology in order to do less. Technology and specialized processes inform the hierarchy and workflow, create the product, form the image, manage the personnel,...

Keywords

Social Medium Voice Over Internet Protocol Organizational Technology Defense Advance Research Project Agency Military Organization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Political Science and International AffairsKennesaw State UniversityKennesawUSA