2. How Computers Spread Around the World So Fast

  1. James W. Cortada

Published Online: 17 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470643938.ch2

How Societies Embrace Information Technology: Lessons for Management and the Rest of Us

How Societies Embrace Information Technology: Lessons for Management and the Rest of Us

How to Cite

Cortada, J. W. (2009) How Computers Spread Around the World So Fast, in How Societies Embrace Information Technology: Lessons for Management and the Rest of Us, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470643938.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 15 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470534984

Online ISBN: 9780470643938

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Keywords:

  • computers;
  • computing technologies;
  • information technology;
  • IT-based devices;
  • broadband

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definitions and Issues

  • Government-Supported/Private-Sector-Driven Model

  • National Champion Model

  • Asian Private-Sector-Driven Model

  • Planned Economy: Public Policy Model

  • Industry-Driven Model

  • Corporate Diffusion Model

  • Application Diffusion Model

  • Technology-Standards Diffusion Model

  • Patterns, Practices, and Implications