Implications of Information Technology in Developing Countries and Its Impact in Organizational Change
AbstractThe survival and growth of organizations in an increasingly turbulent environment would depend upon effective utilization of information technology for aligning the organizational structure with environmental preferences and for creating symbiotic interorganizational structures. How can IT help the organizations in responding to the challenges of an increasingly complex and uncertain environment? How can IT help the organizations achieve the “flexible” organization structure? These are the topics that remains to be a matter of question for many developing countries. Although Information technology is still a “black box” technology for developing countries, it is largely applied in industrialised countries to the disadvantage of the majority of developing countries. This paper will try to illuminate the aspects and the impact of Information Technology in managing organizational change and its implications for developing countries.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by STPS - Science and Technology Policy Studies Center, Middle East Technical University in its series STPS Working Papers with number 0302.
Length: 21 pages
Date of creation: Feb 2003
Date of revision: Feb 2003
IT; Organizational Change; Developing Countries;
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