3. How Governments Leverage Information Technology to Improve Their National Economies

  1. James W. Cortada

Published Online: 17 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470643938.ch3

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 Governments Leverage Information Technology to Improve Their National Economies, 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.ch3

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:

  • information technology;
  • national economies;
  • OECD countries;
  • globalization;
  • consumer electronics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Brief Historical Reminder

  • Economic Development in a Connected World: The Big Picture

  • How Governments Use It to Encourage Economic Development

  • What Motivates Governments to Encourage their Citizens and Economies to Use It?

  • Emerging Strategies for the Most Advanced Nations Compared to Rapidly Advancing Nations

  • The Special Role of Labor

  • Global Recession, Twenty-First Century Style

  • Implications for Public Officials

  • Implications for Business Leaders

  • The Way Forward with Policies and Practices