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Information Technology Policies and Applications in the Commonwealth Developing Countries  
Mayuri Odedra (Author), Shiren Madon (Author)

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Categories: Information Technology, IT, Public Sector Development

ISBN No: 978-0-85092-401-5

Format: Paperback

Publication Date: 1993
Number of Pages: 204

Status: Out of print

Price: £ 8.00    [Currency converter]  


Description

The main theme of this publication is a reminder that without a coherent national information technology policy which resonates clearly with national development objectives, and without a full understanding of the national, cultural and organisation context, a less than full return will be obtained for the investment of scarce resources.

Contents

Foreword

IT Policies and Applications in the Commonwealth Developing Countries: An Introduction
G. Harindranath

Part I: Polices in the Commonwealth Developing Countries
Mayuri Odedra

1. Introduction
2. Explicit and Implicit IT Policies in the Commonwealth Developing Countries
3. Local IT Infrastructure
4. A General Framework for a National IT Policy
References

Part II: IT Applications in the Commonwealth Developing Countries
Mayuri Odedra

1. Introduction
2. Country Studies
3. Conclusions
References

Part III: The Indian Computerised Rural Information Project (CRISP) Case Study
Shirin Madon

1. Introduction
2. The Wider Contextual Factors Affecting CRISP
3. The Local Contextual Factors Affecting CRISP
4. An Analysis of the Interaction Between Contextual Factors and the Process of CRISP Implementation
5. Discussion and Recommendations
References