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N E W S F L A S H N E W S F L A S H N E W S F L A S H

-- SERIES ON TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION AND HUMAN RESOURCES --

VOLUME 1 --- MANAGING TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT --- 1988
VOLUME 2 --- END-USER TRAINING --- 1990
VOLUME 4 --- WOMEN AND TECHNOLOGY --- will appear January 1994

!!! VOLUME 3 titled TECHNOLOGY-MEDIATED COMMUNICATION is out !!!
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Volume 3, TECHNOLOGY-MEDIATED COMMUNICATION, addresses the impact
and effectiveness of technology-mediated communication,
particularly in organizational settings. The text is divided
into three main sections of qualitative and quantitative work.
Each chapter is a competitively selected article. All chapters
include sections on implications for managers and future
research, as well as addressing issues for the 21st century.
These sections are intended to serve not just as practical
guides, but as a forum for the voicing of innovative, creative
and challenging ideas.

CONTENTS: U. E. Gattiker, Series Editor's Introduction;
Information for Potential Contributors --- SECTION 1 --- U. E.
Gattiker, Introduction; 1. R. Zeffane, The Dual Character of
Computer-related Achievements in an Organization Context; 2. S.
Conger, An Exploration of the Use of Information Technologies for
Inter-Unit Coordination; 3. A. S. Soares, Telework and
Communication in Data Processing Centres in Brazil --- SECTION 2
--- U. E. Gattiker, Introduction; 4. C. M. Stewart, Innovation is
in the Mind of the User: A Case Study of Voice Mail; 5. Gema
Lopez Montes, Is Interaction the Message? Interaction in Video-
Conferencing Small Groups --- SECTION 3 --- U. E. Gattiker,
Introduction; 6. R. Rodgers, Antidotes to the Idiot's Paradox ---
CONCLUSION --- U. E. Gattiker, A Brief Summary of Volume 3; U. E.
Gattiker, Where do We Go From Here? Directions for Future
Research and Managers --- INDICES ---

325 pages --- $120.00 U.S. --- ISBN 3-11-013419-5
29.95 U.S. --- CLASS ADOPTION PRICE!!

$HARDCOVER AT PAPERBACK PRICES OFFER$!!! = Any Volume of this
series can be purchased at $29.95 (U.S.) for orders of 10 or more
copies for CLASS ADOPTION purposes. In addition, the instructor
will receive a free desk copy. University & college bookstores
must order DIRECTLY (no wholesalers or agents) from: Walter de
Gruyter, 200 Saw Mill Road, Hawthorne, NY 10532, USA; Fax (914)
747-1326; Telephone (914) 747-0110

$YOUR STUDENTS WILL APPRECIATE THE SAVINGS$!

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE SERIES???: Urs E. Gattiker, Editor,
Technological Innovation and Human Resources, University of
Lethbridge, Lethbridge, T1K 3M4, CANADA.
Telephone: (403) 320-6966 (Mountain Standard Time, mornings only)
FAX: (403) 329-2038. E-mail: Gattiker2@hg.uleth.ca