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Develop and submit an Organizational Technology Plan paper. Provide a summary statement of key topics of the paper. Provide a summary of key points and examples, including the following:

- Business description, objectives, and technological environment
- Personal and organizational responsibilities for moral and ethical use of technology
- Current and potential uses of technology for the global success of business objectives
- Human factors within the enterprise for more effective use of current and emerging technology

Please provide some assistance addressing the last point listed above.

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Humans need to feel comfortable with their surroundings and the environment. One of the most important parts of current technology and emerging technology in an organization is, it represents change. Change creates fear. Fear makes people less productive.
To combat this fear and unproductive use of technology, training is essential. Technical and practical training is important so the ...

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