Information Technology Management Mba Notes And Assignments


TM embraces several interconnected issues such as: technology policy;technological forecasting and assessment; technology strategy; technologytransfer; technology-induced as well as market-oriented Research andDevelopment (R&D); process technology and product technology and theircontinuing improvement; human resource management in terms of innovativecapabilities, flexibility and contribution; and technology project management.TM was set into motion when man invented the wheel, except that it wasnever practiced consciously. Now, TM has become what it never was before, anorganized and systematic discipline. As TM embraces several interconnectedissues ranging from policy planning at the national level to strategic planning at thefirm level, it calls for decisions and result-oriented actions at the macro-as well asmicro-levels and an effective macro-micro linkage.Macro technology management commonly refers to technology management at thenational level. It includes:

Planning for the development of technological capabilities at the national level.

Identification of key sectoral technology and related fields to be developed.

Determining ‘make’ or ‘buy’ decisions, i.e., whether importation or self- development is to be pursued.

Establishment of institutional mechanisms for directing and coordinating the development of national technological capabilities.

Design of policy measures for controls.


Internal Assignment No. 1Master of Business AdministraTon / PGDMPaper Code:MBA-108Paper ±itle:±echnology ManagementLast date of submission:Max. Marks: 15Note : QuesTon No. 1 is of short answer type and is compulsory for all the students. It carries 5 Marks. (Word limits 50-100)Q.1 Answer all the questions.1.Define Technology management.Ans.Technology management can also be defined as the integrated planning, design,optimization, operation and control of technological products, processes and services,a better definition would be the management of the use of technology for humanadvantage. Or Technology management is set of management disciplines that allowsorganizations to manage their technological fundamentals to create competitiveadvantage.2.Any five roles of Technology Management.Ans.±echnology is being used in almost every company to accomplish speciFc tasks.±echnology has changed the way we work and it has brought some fan at work, it reduces onhuman errors which can be caused by too much work or stress. Business technologies likecomputers, tablets, social networks, virtual meeTng so²ware, accounTng so²ware, customermanagement applicaTons, and so much more have removed workplace boundaries and theyhave also facilitated in the movement of informaTon at the workplace which accelerates quickdecision making at your workplace.Using technology at your workplace has its own advantages and disadvantages. Below i havedetailed points explaining how technology can be of great use at your workplace and how itcan also be a problem.3.What are the different forms of technology? Mention them.Ans.Types of technology include information technology, medical technology, assistivetechnology, instructional technology, productivity technology and teaching technology,according to the National Assistive Technology Research Institute. Technology utilizesequipment such as computers, mobile phones, multimedia, software, games and apps.

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