Title: The effect of information technology on global business

Authors: Emmanuel Uzoma Opara

Addresses: Prairie View A&M University, USA

Abstract: This study investigates the dynamic effect of information technology infusion into global business. The information technology industry is growing at a rapid pace. Information Technology [IT] is playing an ever-increasing role in supporting business strategies and transformation, with e-business lending new visibility to technology|s strategic role. Information technology is a vital part of today|s global economy. Indicators show that it will continue to increase in importance during the next decade. IT already impacts almost all aspects of the workplace and most of everyday life. This study will illustrate the effect of digital technology on global business.

Keywords: information technology; global business; international business; business strategy; e-business; electronic business; technology strategy; digital technology; technological innovation; global competitiveness.

DOI: 10.1504/JIBED.2003.007826

Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, 2003 Vol.1 No.2, pp.45 - 49

Published online: 25 Sep 2005 *

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