Title: Information, knowledge and technology management: national information technology policies for sustainable development

Authors: Muhammed A. Badamas

Addresses: Department of Information Sciences and Systems, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD 21251, USA

Abstract: The paper discusses the relationship among information, knowledge and technology management, with special emphasis on their applications in developing economies and how they relate to sustainable development. It also discusses the role of the national Information Technology (IT) policies in providing enabling environments for Knowledge Management (KM) for sustainable development. Finally, the paper appraises the national IT policies in two African countries (Nigeria and Ethiopia) to further provide insight into the provision of enabling environment that can lead to the process of KM for sustainable development.

Keywords: information management; technology management; knowledge management; KM; national policy; information technology policies; Africa; Nigeria; Ethiopia; sustainable development; sustainability.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.2009.021526

International Journal of Technology Management, 2009 Vol.45 No.1/2, pp.156 - 176

Published online: 30 Nov 2008 *

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