Accession Number : AD0658473

Title :   TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION.

Descriptive Note : Professional paper,

Corporate Author : SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Rowan,Thomas C.

Report Date : 15 AUG 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : The rapidly accelerating rate of technological change is discussed in relation to social goals. The impact of scientific and technological developments are affecting the quality of life sooner and more intensely than ever before. Techniques for facilitating change and example of two areas of technology, communication and information processing, as they impact on public administration are discussed. Developments in concepts, hardware, information management techniques and some problem areas for decision makers are specified. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DATA PROCESSING, SOCIOLOGY), (*SOCIOLOGY, *SYSTEMS ENGINEERING), DECISION MAKING, TRANSPORTATION, AIR POLLUTION, EDUCATION, LASERS, TIME SHARING, MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Sociology and Law
      Computer Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE