The China Information Technology Handbook

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The China Information Technology Handbook is a reference for those interested in information technologies and emerging management practices in China. This reference is timely, responding to the high demand of society to adopt emerging technologies in all aspects of business and economic activity, towards innovative solutions to research problems and high performance systems. The emphasis on information technologies and management provides a unique value proposition and gives characteristics of flexibility and ...

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Overview

The China Information Technology Handbook is a reference for those interested in information technologies and emerging management practices in China. This reference is timely, responding to the high demand of society to adopt emerging technologies in all aspects of business and economic activity, towards innovative solutions to research problems and high performance systems. The emphasis on information technologies and management provides a unique value proposition and gives characteristics of flexibility and adoption to diverse audiences. The subject area is a combination of global information technology and management along with strategic management of IT.

The China Information Technology Handbook exploits state-of-the-art and emerging trends in theory and technology. This reference demonstrates the capacity of information technology, management and sustainable development for the mutual understanding, prosperity and well being of all the citizens in the related regions. This book also provides unique opportunities for the exploitation of business and strategic management of IT in the context of China.

This handbook is primarily designed for a professional and academic audience. Professionals working as policy makers, corporate quality managers and directors and government officers, within IT Management world-wide will be interested in this work. This book is also suitable for advanced-level students in computer science and business management as a reference or secondary text for strategic management of IT courses.

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"Editors de Pablos and Lytras state that the intent of this compilation of 22 articles covering topics related to technology in China is to bring together academics, researchers, entrepreneurs, policy makers, and government representatives. From an academic perspective, this is a multidisciplinary work, which would be a useful addition to collections in many subject areas. … This handbook is a valuable IT resource and will be important for institutions with Asian collections or programs. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals." (J. L. Waterhouse, Choice, Vol. 46 (11), 2009)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441945990
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 11/5/2010
  • Edition description: 2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 433
  • Product dimensions: 0.92 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface.- Social Networks and Business in China.- Enterprise Risk Management: Information Technology Outsourcing Risk with the Trend in China.- Chinese Consumers’ Attitudes and Adoption of Online and Mobile Banking.- International Patterns in Manufacturing Strategies.- The Term Innovation and its Front End – Is There a Specific Asian View?- Research on Establishing Beijing International IT R&D Hub.- Absorptive Capability, Local Innovation Networks, and International R&D Spillovers: An Empirical Study on the Chinese ICT Industry.- Analyzing Growth of Mobile Telecommunication Services in China.- D Virtual World Success in Mainland China. Second Life vs. HiPiHi.- The Role of China in Requirements Research.- Chinese Cultural Characteristics And Effective Business In China.- The Impact of Information Technology on Organizational Forms.- The comparison study of IT industry between China and Taiwan.- The Innovest Ratings of Chinese Organizations: A Benchmarked Analysis.- Language-divides and Global Inequalities: Problems and a Solution. Pak Hung Mo.- Agricultural Informationization in China.- Market Characteristics of Mobile Communications Market in China.- Logistics and IT Services in China: Outsourcing in the Manufacturing Industry.- China’s Perspectives on the Development of Information Technology.- Electronic Government in China: History, Current Status, and Challenges.- Index.

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