Globalization, technology, and competition : the fusion of computers and telecommunications in the 1990s / edited by Stephen P. Bradley, Jerry A. Hausman, Richard L. Nolan

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Subjects: International business enterprises--Management
Information technology
Competition, International
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, c1993
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: vi, 392 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: I. Globalization and Technology
1. Global Competition and Technology / Stephen P. Bradley, Jerry A. Hausman, Richard L. Nolan 3
II. Organizational Structures for Global Strategies 33
2. How Will Information Technology Reshape Organizations? Computers as Coordination Technology / Thomas W. Malone, John F. Rockart 37
3. A Framework for the Design of the Emerging Global Organizational Structure / Robert G. Eccles, Richard L. Nolan 57
4. On the Design of Global Information Systems / Benn R. Konsynski, Jahangir Karimi 81
III. Creating and Restructuring Industries 109
5. The Role of IT Networking in Sustaining Competitive Advantage / Stephen P. Bradley 113
6. Telecommunications and the Restructuring of the Securities Markets / George A. Hayter 143
7. The Coordination of Global Manufacturing / Ramchandran Jaikumar, David M. Upton 169
8. Quick Response in Retail/Manufacturing Channels / Janice H. Hammond 185
IV. Strategic Response to Structural Change 215
9. Information Technology and the Boundary of the Firm: Who Wins, Who Loses, Who Has To Change / Eric K. Clemons 219
10. Being Global and the Global Opportunity / Pierre Hessler 243
11. Saturn - The Making of the Modern Corporation / Richard G. LeFauve, Arnoldo C. Hax 257
12. Information Technology and the Global Virtual Corporation / David B. Miller, Eric K. Clemons, Michael C. Row 283
V. Competing with Technology 309
13. The Bell Operating Companies and AT&T Venture Abroad While British Telecom and Others Come to the United States / Jerry A. Hausman 313
14. Seven Technologies to Watch in Globalization / Alan Hald, Benn R. Konsynski 335
15. Building the Broadband Society / William Marx, Jr. 359
About the Contributors 371
Index 381
Additional Authors: Bradley, Stephen P., 1941-
Hausman, Jerry A
Nolan, Richard L
Notes: LCCN: 92036104
ISBN: 0875843387 (alk. paper) :$34.95
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 27014051
ISBN/ISSN: 0875843387