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ERIC Number: ED135387
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Technology Assessment in Business and Government. Summary and Analysis of Hearings held by the Technology Assessment Board, June 8, 9, 10, and 14, 1976.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.
This report highlights findings discussed during 1976 hearings. Included are: (1) Technology assessment (TA) is an evolving study strategy being widely adopted by the public and private sectors; (2) TA should fit the resources, timing and needs of decision-makers; (3) TA can provide warning of consequences unanticipated in traditional planning; (4) TA can aid the improvement of the policymaking process and broaden the information base for decision-making; (5) TA is being employed at major corporations as a useful planning tool; and (6) communication among those involved and those affected is essential for producing effective TA. (Author/WBC)
Descriptors: Business, Communication (Thought Transfer), Conference Reports, Decision Making, Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Feasibility Studies, Government Publications, Government Role, Planning, Program Development, Technology
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 052-003-00306-6, $l.00)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC.