The Digital Hand: How Computers Changed the Work of American Manufacturing, Transportation, and Retail Industries

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PREFACE; 1. Arrival of Digital Technologies and Their Applications; 2. Digitizing the American Economy; 3. Presence and Role of Manufacturing Industries in the American Economy; 4. Business Patterns and Digital Applications in the Transformation of Manufacturing Industries; 5. Patterns and Practices in Three Traditional Manufacturing Industries: Automotive, Steel and Aerospace; 6. Patterns and Practices in Three Process Industries: Petroleum, Chemical, and Pharmaceuticals; 7. Business Practices and Digital Applications in Information Age Manufacturing Industries: Semiconductors, Hard Drives, and Software; 8. Business Practices and Digital Applications in the Transformation of Transportation Industries: Trains and Trucks; 9. Presence of Wholesale and Retail Industries in the American Economy; 10. Business Patterns and Digital Applications in the Transformation of Wholesale and Retail Industries; 11. Patterns and Practices in Three Retail Industries: Grocery, Apparel, e-Tailing; 12. Conclusion: How Computers Changed the American Economy; Appendix A: How to Study the Role of Computing by Industry; Appendix B: The Universal Product Code (UPC), Optical Character Recognition (OCR), and Point-of-Sale (POS); Bibliographic Essay
This book describes how computers were used in 16 American industries over the past half century to determine what were the critical uses, how technologies came into these industries, and how they were changed by it. This book asserts that computing profoundly changed the nature of work in these industries, creating the bedrock of the Information Age.

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Autor: James W. Cortada
ISBN-13 :: 9780195165883
ISBN: 0195165888
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.11.2003
Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
Gewicht: 866g
Seiten: 494
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 245x157x29 mm
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