The diffusion of information technology: experience of industrial countries and lessons for developing countries / Nagy Hanna, Ken Guy, Erik Arnold

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رقم التسجيلة 148
نوع المادة book
ردمك 0-8213-3216-3
رقم الطلب 338.47004 H243d
المؤلف الرئيسي Hanna, Nagy

العنوان The diffusion of information technology: experience of industrial countries and lessons for developing countries / Nagy Hanna, Ken Guy, Erik Arnold
بيانات النشر Washington,D.C, [UNITED STATES]: World Bank, 1995.
الوصف المادي xix,207p
بيان السلسلة World Bank discussion papers | 281
الملاحظات الببليوجرافية

Includes bibliographical references

المستخلص

This study reports on the experience of Canada, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Japan in designing, implementing and adapting information technology (IT) diffusion programs over the last decade. The study examines the determinants of effective IT diffusion and analyzes the national IT policy portfolios to draw lessons and trends. In particular, industrial countries have shifted their emphasis since the late 80s away from national champions towards diffusion and aiding the small and medium enterprises to adopt already available information technologies. The study also reviews the experience to draw guidelines for designing IT diffusion programs for maximum impact. Programs should consider technology life cycles, the business needs of potential users, their technological sophistication, and their current exposure to international best practices. The study concludes by suggesting roles for governments, private sector, and aid agencies to accelerate the benefits of IT diffusion for development.

المواضيع Production

الواصفات INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
INFORMATION TRANSFER
Technology and state
DEVELOPED COUNTRIES
DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

المؤلف الرئيسي Guy, Ken
Arnold, Erik