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Information technology in developing countries

Mayuri Odedra

Information technology in developing countries

an annotated bibliography

by Mayuri Odedra

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Published by Management Development Programme, Commonwealth Secretariat in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Information technology -- Developing countries -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMayuri Odedra.
      ContributionsCommonwealth Secretariat. Management Development Programme.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ7164.U5 O33 1990, HC59.72.I55 O33 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination54 p. ;
      Number of Pages54
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1323866M
      LC Control Number92200939

        Information and communication technology (ICT) has become a generic and indispensable tool for addressing and solving problems in such diverse areas as management, social and health services, transportation, security and education. As the cost of equipment drops dramatically, it also becomes widely accessible in the developing countries.


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Book Description. Mobile phones are close to ubiquitous in developing countries; Internet and broadband access are becoming commonplace. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) thus represent the fastest, broadest and deepest technical change experienced in international development.

Information Technology Management in Developing Countries discusses the possible pitfalls and triumphs involved when implementing this entity into the structure of a developing country.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors. Information Technology and Economic Development in Developing Countries: /ch Within last decades, there were very high level of Information technology in developing countries book of information technology production.

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More important than the absolute size of computer related investment is the rate of change in the technology and its applications. In doing so, they attempt to answer the question of whether developing countries can adapt to the shifting of the global market from a technology-based economy to an information-based one.

Perhaps because of their background at an academic institution, the Stevens Institute of Technology, the authors rely on a Fisher-Pry model in their analysis. Information technology has captured the imagination of the international community as an agent of change in the developing world.

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Mennecke and Lawrence A. West, Jr. --Ch. Transfer of Information Technology to the Arab World: A Test of Cultural Influence Modeling / Detmar W. Straub, Karen D. The present study aims to evaluate the impact of information and communication technology (ICT) on the economic growth of selected developing countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and the Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region by using a panel Generalized Method of Moment (GMM) growth model over the period – The results extracted from the econometric model show that Cited by: 8.

The paper explores the impact of information technology on the worldwide distribution of income, employment and growth.

A review of the empirical literature is used to quantify the impact of information technology on productivity in different sectors and groups of by: Information Technology and Development: A New Paradigm for Delivering the Internet to Rural Areas in Developing Countries (Routledge Studies in Development Economics Book 39) - Kindle edition by James, Jeffrey.

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Modern ICT began to have an impact in some developing countries even before widespread adoption of the Internet.

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Traditionally, a competitive business strategy has involved performing different activities thanFile Size: KB. The goal is yet to be achieved. government of developing countries attract foreign companies in order to bring new technologies to country but these foreign companies in turn either acquire local companies or merge with them, thus keeping the country away from new technology and manufacturing abilities.

In developing countries, traditional fishermen are important food contributors, yet technological information and development assistance to third-world nations often focuses on agriculture and industrial fishing, without addressing the needs of independent, small-scale fishermen.

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Health information technology in developing countries Elaine Tomasi et al. health care, the strengthening of which is considered central to the improvement of health-care coverage (2, 3).

The goal of the present review is to explore the debate and initiatives concerning the use of IT in primary health care in developing countries. Methodology. With member countries, staff from more than countries, and offices in over locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.

94 Other measures concerning developing countries in the WTO agreements include: • extra timefor developing countries to fulfil their commitments (in many of the WTO agreements) • provisions designed to increase developing countries’ trading opportunities through greater market access (e.g.

in textiles, services, technical barriers to trade). "This interdisciplinary and well-researched book provides a ‘guardedly optimistic’ answer to the effects of information technologies in the developing world. Barry examines issues of poverty, governance, and development from multidimensional angles including geographic and demographic variations, human rights perspectives, and a mixed.

In developing countries, traditional fishermen are important food contributors, yet technological information and development assistance to third-world nations often focuses on agriculture and industrial fishing, without addressing the needs of independent, small-scale fishermen.

This book explores technological considerations of small-scale, primitive fishing technologies, and describes. Europe and Developing Countries in the Globalized Information Economy: Employment and Distance Education (UNU/INTECH Studies in New Technology and Development Book 9) - Kindle edition by Maria Ines Bastos, Swasti Mitter.

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Science, Technology, Innovation, and Economic Growth in Arab Countries explores fresh approaches to STI policy formulation and implementation in the region, with applications to developing countries elsewhere. Developing useful contexts for studying Arab policies about science, technology, and innovation requires trustworthy data and judgment.

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The Importance of Health Information Technology in Developing Areas Health Information Technology (Health IT) is a broad term that describes the technology and infrastructure used to record, analyze, and share patient health data.

Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS) is a New Delhi–based autonomous policy research institute that specialises in issues related to international economic development, trade, investment and technology.

RIS is envisioned as a forum for fostering effective policy dialogue and capacity-building among developing. Information Technology in Context: Studies from the Perspective of Developing Countries. DOI link for Information Technology in Context: Studies from the Perspective of Developing Countries.

Information Technology in Context: Studies from the Perspective of Developing Countries bookCited by: 2. This book analyses the process of technology transfer to developing countries in order to provide a basis for the quantifiable modelling of technology assessment, which is regarded as a.

Drawing from the detailed case studies of India and five ASEAN countries, this volume establishes the complementary role of innovation system and trade regime in promoting production and use of ICT and draws lessons for other developing countries that adopted a liberal trade regime to.

in developing countries have generally centere d on information technology (IT). The gains The gains from adopting new technology, however, ha ve often failed to reach e xpectations. Information processing technology innovation has opened the way for miniaturization, major price reductions and staggering advances in performance, causing an explosive global-scale expansion in information-related equipment hardware and software by: 7.

issues be considered early in the process of the introduction of information technology in developing countries so that gender concerns can be incorporated from the beginning and not as a corrective afterwards. Many people dismiss the concern for gender and IT in developing countries on the basis that development should deal with basic needs first.

The ever blooming hospitality industry is one of the major contributors to the economy of developed and developing countries and with the introduction of IT in this sector it has been fortified than ever. With the IT (information & technology) sector undergoing tremendous changes in last 20 years, it is revolutionizing world hospitality.

Attempts to bring the benefits of information technology in the form of the internet to developing countries have, to date, foundered on the belief that this requires the beneficiaries to access the technology by: to the use of information and communication technologies to benefit education in developing countries.

By doing so, it is one modest attempt to highlight particular initiatives, studies and emerging trends that we think, based on our regular interactions with government officials, NGOs,File Size: 1MB. A developing country (or a low and middle income country (LMIC), less developed country, less economically developed country (LEDC), or underdeveloped country) is a country with a less developed industrial base and a low Human Development Index (HDI) relative to other countries.

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Environmental conditions pose perhaps the greatest threat to these materials. Abstract Digital technology is transforming the organization and location of production, and thus the futureof work. It risks widening the gap between richer and developing countries, and between the better skilled and connected and the poorer population groups Author: Siddhartha Raja, Luc Christiaensen.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Encyclopedia of Developing Regional Communities with Information and Communication Technology (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!ICTs in Developing Countries is a collection of conceptual and empirical works on the adoption and impacts of ICT use in developing societies.

Bringing together a wide range of disciplines and contributors, it offers a rich examination of digital divide and ICT for development both in terms of contextual information and disciplinary perspectives.Chapter 2 describes the knowledge and technology gaps that exist between developed and developing countries, and analyses the dimensions that determine technological capabilities with the intention of providing a clear contour of the target areas for transfer of technology policies.