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Information Technology and Globalisation: Implications for Developing Countries  
Gunther Cyranek (Author), Mayuri Odedra-Straub (Author), Rogers W'O Okot-Uma (Author)

Series name: Information Technology and Globalisation Series

Size: unspecified
ISSN:
Categories: Economic Affairs: Trade, Economic Development, Information Technology

ISBN No: 978-0-85092-440-4

Format: Paperback

Publication Date: 01-1995
Number of Pages: 168

Status: Out of print

Price: £ 10.00    [Currency converter]  


Description

This publication is a result of a seminar held at the London School of Economics between 16-17 May 1995. It looks at the role of Information Technology on the Globalisation process and addresses its implications on the developing countries.

Contents

Preface

A ‘Brave New World’: Where is Information Technology taking the Small and Medium Sized Enterprise?
Ian O. Angell

Knowledge Networking for Co-Development in the Global Information Society
Karamjit S. Gill

The Myth of the Global Village
Mayuri Odedra-Straub and Bernhard Straub

The Role of Information Technology in Developing Countries in the Process of Globalisation
Natalia Volkow and Chrisanthi Avgerou

Information Systems in International Business Enterprises: A New Paradigm for Developing Countries
Edward M. Roche

Outsourcing of Information Work: India’s Experience in Exploiting the Global Market
Subhash C. Bhatnagar

African Telecommunications: Strengthening the Foundations for Effective Global Networking
Matunda Nyanchama

Information Technology for Development: The Singapore Case
Chee-Sing Yap

Global Education using IT? The Open University as a Case Study
Pat Hall, Gordon Davies and Helen Sharp

Commonwealth Initiatives in Networking
Rogers W’O Okot-Uma