Techlash

The Future of the Socially Responsible Tech Organization

; Rune Storesund

Technology has made human lives incomparably better. Civilization as we know it would utterly collapse without it. However, if not properly managed, technology can and will be systematically abused and misuse and thereby become one of the biggest threats to humankind. Les mer
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Technology has made human lives incomparably better. Civilization as we know it would utterly collapse without it. However, if not properly managed, technology can and will be systematically abused and misuse and thereby become one of the biggest threats to humankind. This open access book applies proactive crisis management to the management of technology organizations to make them more sustainable and socially responsible for the betterment of humankind. It forecasts the unintended consequences of technology and offers methods to counteract it.

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Ch 1: Threats of Imaginable and Unimaginable Proportions.- Ch 2: Beyond the Hype.- Ch 3: Pluses and Minuses.- Ch 4: Technological Messes.- Ch 5: Managing Tech.- Ch 6: The Socially Responsible Tech Company.- Ch 7: The Moral Underpinnings of Technology.- Epilogue: The Future of Technology.

Om forfatteren

Ian I. Mitroff is a Senior Investigator in the Center for Catastrophic Risk Management at University of California Berkeley (USA). He is also Professor Emeritus at the University of Southern California, where he was the Harold Quinton Distinguished Professor of Business Policy at the Marshall School of Business. He is the President of the consulting firm Mitroff Crisis Management, and is regarded as one of the founders of the discipline of crisis management. He founded and directed the USC Center for Crisis Management. Known for his thinking and writing on a wide range of business and societal issues, Dr. Mitroff is the author of 37 previous books.Rune Storesund is Executive Director of the Center for Catastrophic Risk Management at University of California Berkeley (USA). He is also President and Founder of Storesund Consulting which provides services in all aspects of civil, geotechnical, water resources, ecological, restoration, and sustainability engineering projects. His expertise is on the application of reliability and risk-based approaches to engineering projects in order to effectively manage uncertainties.