The Role of IT&C within the Workplace Analytical Essay by Nicky

The Role of IT&C within the Workplace
An examination of the impact of information technology and communication (IT&C) on the contemporary workplace.
# 148279 | 3,308 words | 8 sources | APA | 2011 | US


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Description:

The paper explores both the advantages and disadvantages of information technology and communication (IT&C) in the workplace. The paper then looks at solutions to improving the quality of work within organizations affected by the implementation of IT&C. The paper discusses how organizational leaders should present their employees with training programs, professional formation opportunities, empowerment in decision making or restrictions on the usage of non-work related internet websites.

Outline:
Introduction
IT&C in the Workplace
Advantages of IT&C in the Workplace
Disadvantages of IT&C in the Workplace
Improving Quality in Workplaces Affected by IT&C
Conclusions

From the Paper:

"The idea of introducing IT&C within the workplace has been pegged to the need to create a learning organization that continually learns and evolves along. This organization is generally characterized by a fresh mentality and high abilities in understanding, addressing and adapting to the changes in the environment, be them related to technologies, employee trends or customer demands. The techniques of information and communication technological developments are generally introduced by organizational managers who are in search of increased levels of operational efficiency (high levels of profitability and productivity obtained with low resource consumption and reduced costs), but the responses retrieved from the employees are often conflicting."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Admiraal, W., Lally, V., 2003, ICT Support for Workplace Learning: eLearning in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Wifred Rubens Technology Center, Retrieved from www.te-learning.nl/ICT_support_for_workplace_learning.pdf on April 28, 2009
  • Bresnahan, T., 1999, Computerization and Wage Dispersion: An Analytical Reinterpretation, Economic Journal, Edition of June
  • Hollenstein, H., Stucki, T., 2008, The Impact of ICT Usage, Workplace Organization and Human Capital on the Provision of Apprenticeship Training, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Retrieved from http://ideas.repec.org/p/kof/wpskof/08-205.html on April 28, 2009
  • Giraldo, S., 2001, The Internet: An Addiction or a Distraction? New York University, http://www.nyu.edu/classes/keefer/com/giraldo.html last accessed on April 29, 2009
  • Morcol, G., 2007, Handbook of Decision Making, CRC Press, ISBN 1574445480

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