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Abstract The issues pertaining to computers and development are at best complex. This paper examines the implications of manpower, education and training, IT policy, job replacement, culture and traditions, consultancy and marketing, IT isolationism in the context of Kenya.
Abstract Technology transfer is viewed as a transplant operation involving societies as living organisms. It is argued that such a transplant is subject to rejective forces similar to those usually encountered in the world of living beings. A number of these forces are discussed which are...
Abstract The paper discusses the question of the extent to which computers contribute to the development process of the Third World. An answer is not easily found as long as the evaluation is primarily quantitative and the most common measure seems to be the total number or value of computers...
Abstract The paper is concerned with the problems of technological change that face the developing countries in their striving to achieve economic and social progress. The unsatisfactory results of attempts to transplant too‐advanced information technological activities into countries lacking...
Abstract This paper outlines the history of the electronics industry in India from its beginning in the 1960s to its present state of development. The Government of India preferred the path of ‘planned development’ and ‘self‐reliance’ in all spheres of activity. This underlying philosophy of the...
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