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IS Undergrads Class 3

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IS Undergrads Class 3

  1. 1. The BIG LIE of IT summary from last class... and our goal for the beginning of today’s. Technology rules The powerful rule ! Information technologies have ! Information technologies have stable properties stable properties ! These properties have activated ! These properties have unavoidable effects across society and effects across society and organizations organizations ! Those in power (incl. managers) ! Information technology affects decide: all organizations equally " which properties to activate " by choosing the technology mix
  2. 2. If the tech imperative is true... it cannot be true!
  3. 3. A communication network A powerful communication network
  4. 4. It just makes sense... (not so) subtle domination Culture What do I think? Work Self What can I do? What do I want?
  5. 5. What do (should) I think? What do (should) I think? "I don't like Israelis and I want to shoot them because they're bombing us and they're bombing the Palestinians. I want to shoot them in real life as well. In this game the Israelis don't win - the resistance always wins." ” “ Hassan Jomass, 21, who is helping out in the arcade, explained the purpose of the game. "It serves a certain goal. It's not just for fun. It's a way to teach the youngsters to know their enemy better and be patriotic."
  6. 6. What do (should) I think? What can (should) I do?
  7. 7. What do (should) I want? How do you want your organization to be? ? ? # ?
  8. 8. (not so) subtle domination Culture What do I think? Work Self What can I do? What do I want? Assignment 1. My sales unit: Free <-----> Controlled 2. What is controlled (F)Culture: Hire diversity (F)Work tools: Train in designing their own (C)Self: Publicize profile
  9. 9. summary from last class... and our goal for the beginning of today’s. Technology rules The powerful rule ! Information technologies have ! Information technologies have stable properties stable properties ! These properties have activated ! These properties have unavoidable effects across society and effects across society and organizations organizations ! Those in power (incl. managers) ! Information technology affects decide: all organizations equally " which properties to activate " by choosing the technology mix BULLSHIT!
  10. 10. A communication network in practice ? < >

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