Technology Run Amok
Crisis Management in the Digital AgeBook - 2019
The recent data controversy with Facebook highlights that the tech industry as a whole was utterly unprepared for the backlash it faced as a result of its business model of selling user data to third parties. Despite the predominant role that technology plays in all of our lives, the controversy also revealed that many tech companies are reactive, rather than proactive, in addressing crises. This book examines society's failure to manage technology and its resulting negative consequences. Mitroff argues that the "technological mindset" is responsible for society's unbridled obsession with technology and unless confronted, will cause one tech crisis after another. This trans-disciplinary text, edgy in its approach, will appeal to academics, students, and practitioners through its discussion of the modern technological crisis.
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, 
Copyright Date: ©2019
Branch Call Number: 658.4 MITROFF
Characteristics: xxiii, 150 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Crisis management in the digital age