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Title: IS/IT in developing and emerging economies
Authors: Roztocki, N
Weistroffer, H R
Morar, S
Nasirin, S
Keywords: Developing country
Emerging economy
Information technology
Publication Date: 2007
Publisher: Association of the Information Systems
Citation: Proceedings of the Thirteenth Americas Conference on the Information Systems, Keystone, Colorado, August 9th-12th, 2007
Abstract: In spite of the rapid growth many developing and emerging economies are experiencing, with much of this growth supported by information technology (IT), published research dealing with IT in developing economies is still very limited. The objective of this paper is to direct attention to this apparent gap and provide an overview of the issues related to information systems (IS) and IT specifically in developing and emerging economies. Business and social conditions specific to developing and emerging economies and their potential effects on IS/IT implementations are discussed. After a brief review of papers presented at previous AMCIS conferences, some research areas that seem particularly in need of more attention are identified.
Description: Copyright @ AMCIS 2007
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