Developing Successful ICT Strategies: Competitive Advantages in a Global Knowledge-Driven Society, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599046563
  • ISBN-13: 9781599046563
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 397 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Developing Successful ICT Strategies: Competitive Advantages in a Global Knowledge-Driven Society collects an authoritative core of research investigating the notion that information communication technologies (ICTs) have the potential to improve the lives of people and contribute to enhancing social conditions in developing countries through such concepts as the Knowledge Society, open education, and e-governance.

Comprehensively covering ICT research and applications in such diverse fields as healthcare, distance learning, government, and environmental activities, this reference source will enable libraries to support research in a variety of disciplines that interact with ICT and its impact on the development of societies.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Policy Initiation.
2: An Overview on Strategic ICT Implementations Toward Developing Knowledge Societies.
3: Strategy Development: A Focus on Process.
4: Developing Strategies for Competitive Advantage.
5: The Internet Challenge to Public Service Broadcasters.
6: Civil Liability of ISPs, the Internet, and Law.
7: Education and Research.
8: Disintermediated Education.
9: Towards an ICT4D Geometry of Empowerment: Using Actor-Network Theory to Understand and Improve ICT4D.
10: Beyond Localization: Effective Learning Strategies for Cross-Cultural E-Learning.
11: Strategies for Virtual Learning and E-Entrepreneurship in Higher Education.
12: Computer-Based Assessment for Academic Evaluation.
13: E-Concepts.
14: Creating Competitive Advantage: The Emergence of a New Business through Collaborative Networks – An Empirical Case Study in the ICT Sector.
15: Implementation of E-Governance: Some Technical Issues and Challenges.
16: Integration Strategies and Tactics for Information Technology Governance.
17: The Paradigm of E–Commerce in E–Government and E–Democracy.
18: Strategic ICT Applications.
19: Delivering More Effective Community Consultation and Support for Regional ICT Programs.
20: Policy Initiatives in Jamaica and their Impact on the Development of ICT.
21: Digital Government Development Strategies: Lessons for Policy Makers from a Comparative Perspective.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.