Smes And New Technologies: Learning E-Business and Development by B. Oyelaran-oyeyinkaSmes And New Technologies: Learning E-Business and Development by B. Oyelaran-oyeyinka

Smes And New Technologies: Learning E-Business and Development

byB. Oyelaran-oyeyinka

Hardcover | July 21, 2006

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This books looks specifically at ICT adoption and learning trajectories in developing countries; a context characterized by skill deficiencies and weak institutional support. The authors employ a theoretical framework and research techniques to present firm-level evidence on learning in firms in an Internet-based production environment.
BANJI OYELARAN-OYEYINKA is currently Professor and Senior Researcher at the United Nations University-Institute for New Technologies (UNU-INTECH), The Netherlands. Up until early 2001, he was Senior Economic Affairs Officer with the UNCTAD, Geneva, Switzerland. He has published widely in international journals and his most recent book ...
Title:Smes And New Technologies: Learning E-Business and DevelopmentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:222 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.56 inPublished:July 21, 2006Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230002013

ISBN - 13:9780230002012


Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures Acknowledgements Introduction Methodological Framework for Studying SME Clusters Adoption of E-Business and Industry-Specific Factors Determinants of E-Business Adoption Learning New Technologies by SMEs: Mechanisms and Trajectories Institutional Infrastructure Supporting E-Business Adoption Collective Action, Competitiveness and E-Business Technologies Growth of Employment and the Adoption of E-Business New Technologies and Export Performance of SMEs Conclusions References