The Resource Mindless : Why Smarter Machines are Making Dumber Humans, Simon Head, (electronic resource)

Mindless : Why Smarter Machines are Making Dumber Humans, Simon Head, (electronic resource)

Label
Mindless : Why Smarter Machines are Making Dumber Humans
Title
Mindless
Title remainder
Why Smarter Machines are Making Dumber Humans
Statement of responsibility
Simon Head
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
We live in the age of Computer Business Systems (CBSs)?the highly complex, computer-intensive management programs on which large organizations increasingly rely. In Mindless, Simon Head argues that these systems have come to trump human expertise, dictating the goals and strategies of a wide array of businesses, and de-skilling the jobs of middle class workers in the process. CBSs are especially dysfunctional, Head argues, when they apply their disembodied expertise to transactions between humans, as in health care, education, customer relations, and human resources management. An
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Head, Simon
Dewey number
303.483
Index
index present
LC call number
T14.5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technology
  • Technology
  • Business
  • Industries
  • Mental efficiency
  • Knowledge management
Label
Mindless : Why Smarter Machines are Making Dumber Humans, Simon Head, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=95B8F39E-7602-41ED-A6C5-70F050B745A6
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Toward a New Industrial State; 1. Inside the Belly of the Beast; 2. Walmart and Amazon; 3. A Future for the Middle Class?; 4. Managing the Human Resource; 5. The Case of Goldman Sachs; 6. Emotional Labor; 7. The Military Half; 8. The Nuclear Half; 9. The Chinese Model; 10. Any Way Out?; Notes; Acknowledgments; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780465069743
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867925906
Label
Mindless : Why Smarter Machines are Making Dumber Humans, Simon Head, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=95B8F39E-7602-41ED-A6C5-70F050B745A6
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Toward a New Industrial State; 1. Inside the Belly of the Beast; 2. Walmart and Amazon; 3. A Future for the Middle Class?; 4. Managing the Human Resource; 5. The Case of Goldman Sachs; 6. Emotional Labor; 7. The Military Half; 8. The Nuclear Half; 9. The Chinese Model; 10. Any Way Out?; Notes; Acknowledgments; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780465069743
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867925906

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