CONTENTS:- Preface; 1. Information Age: Challenges and Opportunities; 2. Emergence of Internet; 3. Financial Management in a Networked World; 4. Managing Information Security; 5. ICT Growth in India; 6. Assessment of the ICT Services;
In the new digital age everything is destined to revolve around information technology, be it man or machine. Cyberspace is creating a global platform where a worldwide forum is evolving that is becoming vital to economic, social and political success. Effective collaborative efforts are required, involving governments, multilateral development institutions, bilateral donors, the private sector, civil society to enhance the developmental impact of new technologies. This book comprehensively analyses the trends and challenges of the information age. Its' objective is to develop in students an understanding of strategy and competitiveness in the new economy, an ability to think strategically and make business judgments in a variety of industry contexts and a capacity to manage strategically in the new competitive arena. It will serve as a complete reference tool to students, policy-makers, business managers and all who concerned.