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International Journal of Technology Management
International Journal of Technology Management


Special Issue on: "Globalisation and Information Technology Management - Emerging Markets, New Channels, Emerging Management and Technology Approaches"

Guest Editor: Jose Emilio Labra Gayo, University of Oviedo, Spain

In a world where:

  • traditional business practices are being reconsidered
  • local boundaries abolished
  • economic activity performed in a global context
  • new areas of economic development recognised as the key enablers of wealth and income production
  • the quest for collaboration and exploitation of synergies recognised as an information technology primer

this special issue brings together academics, researchers, entrepreneurs, policy makers and government officers aiming to contribute to the debate on the role of IT towards globalisation and sustainable development.

With a focus on local and global challenges, business opportunities and societal needs, the special issue promotes a scientific debate for international collaboration, peace and understanding based on sustainable development.

Subject Coverage
The main themes covered in this special issue include but are not limited to:
  • Global business and IT
  • Global content and knowledge repositories
  • Distributed global information systems
  • IT for global economic, cultural collaboration
  • IT for sustainable development
  • Outsourcing
  • Global schemes for knowledge dissemination
  • Open knowledge initiatives
  • Collaborative global information sharing systems
  • Social networks and global IT enabled infrastructures
  • Regional studies: e.g. China, Arab World, Africa, India, North and South America etc.
  • IT for humanistic visions
  • Benchmarking reports
  • Joint ventures and IT
  • IT scientific parks

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere

All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page

Important Dates

Manuscripts due by: 30 April 2007

Notification to authors: 30 May 2007

Final versions due by: 15 July 2007