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The Global Information Technology Report 2001-2002: Readiness for the Networked World

A comprehensive analysis of the global use of ICTs. Includes the Networked Readiness Index, which ranks the ICT capacities of 75 countries, in order to inform policymakers as they engage in the telecommunications industry by developing business models and encouraging educational reform. Accessible chapters are: Some Thoughts on How ICTs Could Really Change the World; The Networked Readiness Index: Measuring the Preparedness of Nations for the Networked World; Rethinking Learning in the Digital Age, Ten Lessons for ICT and Education in the Developing World; The Importance of Organizational Leadership for Creating Technology Excellence; Information and Communication Technologies, Markets, and Economic Development; Community Internet Access in Rural Areas: Solving the Economic Sustainability Puzzle; and Telecommunications Sector Reform - A Prerequisite for Networked Readiness.
Geoffrey Kirkman, Jeffrey Sachs, Klaus Schwab, Peter Cornelius
Information Technologies Group at CID, World Economic Forum
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