By: R.K. Bagga, Kenneth Keniston, and Rohit Raj Mathur (eds)
New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2005
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 013343
Information technology (IT) has brought about a major shift in the nature and speed of knowledge processing, thereby transforming the way business and, indeed, governments, function. An integral aspect of social capital, IT can either be an empowering force for the marginalized, or be instrumental in creating a new dimension of inequality. Harnessing IT for effective socio-economic transformation into an epistemic society has created a need to revisit prevailing notions of governance and development in the country, which is confronted with resource constraints and a yawning digital divide. Co... View More...