Computers on the Job

Computers on the Job

Surviving Canada's Microcomputer Revolution

By Heather Menzies, Illustrated by Trevor Hutchings

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Written as the computer revolution dawned on Canadian society, Computers on the Job introduces the effects of technological change on people in their homes and workplaces.
Heather Menzies explains, in clear, nontechnical terms, how the microcochip unleashes the full potential of computers, allowing employers to automate many routine jobs and transform others--sometimes for the benefit of employees, sometimes not. She traces the effects of computerization on office work, on the service industry and on traditional blue-collar occupations, forecasting changes that, in many cases, have come to pass.
Computers on the Job is a pioneering study of the impact of widespread computer use on Canadian society.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 162 pages
Publication Date: 1st January 1982
ISBN: 9780888625533
Format: 9in x 6in

BISAC Code:  COM050000
Imprint: Lorimer


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