Title: Competition in the global electronics display industry: strategies of major players

Authors: B. Bowonder, S.L. Sarnot, M.S. Rao, T. Miyake

Addresses: BEL Chair Professor on Technology Management, Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad 500 049, India. ' Senior Director, Department of Electronics, Government of India, New Delhi 3, India. ' Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad 500 049, India. ' Advisor, UNIDO, Vienna, Austria

Abstract: Electronic information displays represent one of the strategic product industries which are likely to shape the information revolution. Currently, large Japanese firms dominate some segments of this market. The information and communications technology industry is one of the fastest growing segments of global industry. This paper analyzes the competitive trends in global information display industry. It is divided into three sections. First, an overview of the global display industry is presented. Then, initiatives in display technology used by the major Japanese, US, Taiwanese and South Korean firms are analyzed. Finally the future direction of display technology and strategies will be presented.

Keywords: strategy; information displays; electronic displays; LCD; LED; ICT industry; information technology; communications technology; globalisation; display technology; technology management; Japan; USA; United States; Taiwan; South Korea.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.1996.025504

International Journal of Technology Management, 1996 Vol.12 No.5/6, pp.551 - 576

Published online: 22 May 2009 *

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