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Business Studies- How Technology has Influenced Business and Society

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´╗┐Daniel Hardman Report Introduction The purpose of this report is to explore and explain how: broadband, mobile communications, networks, home workstations and television communication benefit and worsen society and business- concluding with a recommendation of technology to 4688 Adventures. Broadband Revolutionary with regards to the advance in speed and efficiency, broadband has changed the lives of innumerable people across the world- in both business and social aspects. The first impact broadband has on business is in existing firms. Due to the increased speed of broadband compared with dial-up, efficiency in developing new products (in such businesses as Samsung) and services (in such businesses as GoCompare.com) ...read more.

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These flexible working patterns not only improve employee self-satisfaction but also enhance their working performance and open up new employment opportunities for those who before had little time in the day for work. Society also benefits from broadband?s high speed and efficiency. The ease at which one can access such high-quality internet- education, communication and general information for no additional cost than the monthly internet bill means that people are brought closer by such online communication programs as Skype and Windows Live Messenger. Additionally, people that would otherwise have no means to knowledge and education- for instance in deprived countries- are more able to access it. ...read more.

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In a business situation, an employer could even edit and send reports and business document to an employer or colleague Microsoft Word application. Main Findings What impact do mobile communications have on business and society? Features/benefits How does it affect business and people? What impact do networks have on business and society? Features/benefits How does it affect business and people? What impact do home workstations have on business and society? Features/benefits How does it affect business and people? What impact do communication services via televisions have on business and society? Features/benefits How does it affect business and people? Conclusions I recommend that?. ...read more.

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