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Conclusion: How Computers Changed the American Economy

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand, Vol 1

Published in print January 2004 | ISBN: 9780195165883
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199789672 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165883.003.0012
 Conclusion: How Computers Changed the American Economy

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This chapter argues that computers fundamentally changed the daily work of the American economy in the late 20th century in manufacturing, transportation, and wholesale and retail industries and firms. It describes the implications these changes had for management.

Keywords: manufacturing industries; process industries; transportation industries; wholesale industries; retail industries; management and IT

Chapter.  17972 words. 

Subjects: Business History

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