Strategic Issues in Information Technology

Strategic Issues in Information Technology

International Implications for Decision Makers

1st Edition - January 1, 1988

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  • Editor: Hellmut Schütte
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483138213

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Strategic Issues in Information Technology: International Implications for Decision Makers presents the significant development of information technology in the output of components, computers, and communication equipment and systems. This book discusses the integration of information technology into factories and offices to increase productivity. Organized into six parts encompassing 12 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the advancement towards an automated interpretation communication system to achieve real international communication. This text then examines the main determining factors for development. Other chapters consider the issue of domestic interests versus international cooperation. This book discusses as well the rapid progress in information technology, which results in pervasive and basic change across the range of human activity in industry, trade, public service, government, work, and leisure. The final chapter deals with information technology's potential impact on industrialized economies and societies. This book is a valuable resource for engineers, designers, entrepreneurs, and managers.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction

    Part I Forecasting the Information Technology Evolution

    Information and Communications Technology: A Look at the Future

    The Future State of Information Technology: A Technological Assessment

    Part II The Limits of Policy Making in Information Technology

    International Decisions and National Decision Makers

    International Cooperation and the Role of International Organizations

    Part III International Competition and Collaboration in Information Technology

    International Competitiveness: Implications for Europe, the US and Japan

    The Dynamics of Competition in Information Technology

    Strategic Alliances and the Government Decision Process

    Part IV Information Technology and Developing Countries

    Information Technology as a Threat and an Opportunity

    Information Technology and Developing Countries: Implications for Decision Makers

    Part V Information Technology and the Individual

    Unemployment and the Human Value System

    Global Communication and Cultural Identity: An East Asian Perspective

    Part VI Information Technology and the New Economic Paradigm

    Information Technology and the New Economic Paradigm


Product details

  • No. of pages: 202
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1988
  • Published: January 1, 1988
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483138213

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