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Ch 18: Technology, Business, & Society

About This Chapter

Watch video lessons online and study business technology, e-business and ethics issues. Each lesson is accompanied by a short multiple-choice quiz you can use to check your understanding of these business topics.

Technology, Business & Society - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

In this chapter, you'll get a firsthand look at how technological innovations have changed the way organizations do business. This chapter describes characteristics of technology and how innovations in business technology are made today. The instructors who lead you through these lessons will examine how technology can contribute to success in the business world and what ethical issues are associated with technology in business. At the end of these lessons, you'll be familiar with:

  • Evolution of technology
  • Technological advances
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Benefits of technology
  • Role of e-business
  • Ethics of technology in business

Video Objectives
What is Business Technology? - Characteristics & Development Define the evolution of technology through history and what motivates innovation.
The Internet's Impact on Business Operations & Interactions Describe the technological innovations that have changed the way companies operate and interact.
Creativity, Innovation and Change and a Knowledge Economy Identify the relationship between creativity and innovation and the significance of accepting change.
How Technology Helps Achieve Business Success Summarize the ways technology helps businesses succeed.
E-Business Enhanced and E-Business Enabled Organizations Evaluate how e-business and e-business organization affects businesses.
Ethical Issues in Managing Technology in Business Discuss the various ethical issues in business in regards to technology such as privacy and information security.

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