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Recent developments in management of technology: Education and training

Abro, Qazi Moinuddin and Memon, Zahid Ali (2008) Recent developments in management of technology: Education and training. In: Knowledge Management International Conference 2008 (KMICe2008), 10-12 June 2008, Langkawi, Malaysia.

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The rapid emergence of powerful and innovative technologies in information technology are making management of technology a critical task in virtually all organizations and is attracting the attention of practitioners and scholars.Several universities offer a wide range of graduate as well as undergraduate programs in MOT. These programs have originated from various academic schools and disciplines (business, engineering, public policy, etc) creating considerable diversity of focus, themes emphasized, courses and methods of offerings. The rise of these programs, in part, reflects the growing need for managers and technologists who are able to understand, contribute to, and manage a wide variety of technology-based programs and organizations. In addition, the large number of MOT research journals, professional associations and national/international conferences point to the rapid growth of this field.This paper will examine the impact of information technologies on the MOT; by focussing on recent trends in provision, major MOT curriculum focus, and then compare these trends with the emerging trends in the MOT research journals of the last decade. Total 74 universities worldwide have been selected for the research.Some recommendations and observations about the future direction of the field will also be made.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-983-3827-73-2 Organized by: College of Arts and Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Management of technology, Information technology, Education, Training, Knowledge Management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2014 03:52
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2014 03:52

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