Title: A new paradigm for understanding management technology: a research agenda for ''technocologists''

Authors: M. K. Badawy

Addresses: Professor of Management of Technology and Strategic Management, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Falls Church, Virginia 22042, USA.

Abstract: This article focuses on developing a conceptual framework for understanding management as technology. A three-dimensional model design is introduced representing management core, enabling, and supporting technologies. The key characteristics of the new management paradigm are discussed. An application of the new paradigm to the area of management of technical professionals is presented. Some research directions for management of technology as an emerging discipline are also explored.

Keywords: management as technology; technical professionals; new paradigm; research agenda; management technologies; technology management.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.1996.025511

International Journal of Technology Management, 1996 Vol.12 No.5/6, pp.717 - 732

Published online: 22 May 2009 *

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