Global Information Technology Report 2002-2003

Global Information Technology Report 2002-2003 : Readiness for the Networked World

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That "The Global Information Technology Report 2001-2002" received such a notable positive response from a broad range of stakeholders underscores the growing relevance of information technology (IT) in national economies and the continuing need for an assessment of the readiness of countries to participate in the Networked World. Recognizing the relevance of an the rapid changes in information technology, this report is an update to the 2001-2002 Report, which is the first and most comprehensive international assessment of the readiness of countries to capture the benefits of participating in the Networked World. With regional analyses and specific country case studies, essays on a variety of IT-related subjects, detailed country profiles, and country rankings comparing the global IT experience of different nations, this report remains the most authoritative documentation to date of how ITs are being used around the world.show more

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  • Paperback | 346 pages
  • 208.3 x 276.9 x 17.8mm | 997.91g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • numerous figures
  • 0195161696
  • 9780195161694

Table of contents

Preface; Executive Summary; PART 1: THE NETWORKED READINESS INDEX FRAMEWORK; 1. The Networked Readiness of Nations; 2. Crafting the Environment for Networked Readiness; 3. Ready for the Networked Future? The Role of the Individual in the Networked Society; 4. The Business Dimension: ICT: A Critical Enabler of Managerial Innovation; 5. Leaders and Facilitators: The New Roles of Governments in Digital Economies; PART 2: REGIONAL ANALYSES AND COUNTRY CASE STUDIES; 6. ICT in Africa: A Status Report; 7. Networked Readiness: Latin America's Last Train; 8. ICT Challenges for the Arab World; 9. ICT: Pockets of Leadership in East Asia; 10. Driving the e-Economy: Contrasting Approaches in the United States, Europe, and Japan; 11. Born Global: The Impact of the WTO Process on China's ICT Competitiveness; PART 3: COUNTRY PROFILES; How to Read the Country Tables; PART 4: DATA RANKINGS; The Networked Readiness Index: Methodology; How to Read the Data Tables; Data Tables; List of Authors; 12. Influence of ICT on the Development of India's Competitivenessshow more