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International Journal of Technology Diffusion (IJTD) Volume 5, Issue 1

Book Description

The International Journal of Technology Diffusion (IJTD) is an international journal publishing original scientific and quality research articles on management information systems, technology diffusion, and business systems application aspects of e-commerce, e-government, and mobile applications. As a forum of multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary dialogue, it addresses research on all aspects of innovation diffusion in the field of business computing technologies and their past, present, and future use.

This issue contains the following articles:

  • Optimal Introduction Timing Policy for a Successive Generational Product
  • Mobile Government Services: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Investigation of Determinants of Total Factor Productivity: An Analysis of the Impact of Investments in Telecoms on Economic Growth in Productivity in the Context of Transition Economies
  • Confirmative Pressures in ERP Institutionalisation
  • A Comprehensive Summary Review of Internet Advertising and Online Market Places that Provides Detailed Insights and Understanding On What Information Systems Discipline is About
  • Competitive Strategies in the Computer Industry

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Masthead
  3. Call For Articles
  4. Optimal Introduction Timing Policy for a Successive Generational Product
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. THEORY DEVELOPMENT
    5. MODEL DEVELOPMENT
    6. ROLE OF PROMOTIONAL EXPENDITURE ON NEW PRODUCT INTRODUCTION TIME
    7. NUMERICAL ILLUSTRATION AND SOME NEW RESULTS
    8. MANAGERIAL IMPLICATION
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCE
  5. Mobile Government Services:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. MOBILE GOVERNMENT
    4. 3. MOBILE SERVICES
    5. 4. M-GOVERNMENT CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  6. Investigation of Determinants of Total Factor Productivity:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. DESCRIPTION OF THE DATA
    4. 3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    5. 4. NULL HYPOTHESES OF THE STUDY
    6. 5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  7. Confirmative Pressures in ERP Institutionalisation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ASSIMILATING AND INSTITUTIONALISING ERP SYSTEMS
    4. THEORETICAL SUPPORT- LITERATURE REVIEW
    5. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
  8. A Comprehensive Summary Review of Internet Advertising and Online Market Places that Provides Detailed Insights and Understanding On What Information Systems Discipline is About
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW OF INTERNET ADVERTISING
    4. 3. DISCUSSION
    5. REFERENCES
    6. ENDNOTES
  9. Competitive Strategies in the Computer Industry
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. THEORETICAL-FRAMEWORK AND RESEARCH APPROACH
    4. 3. THE COMPUTER INDUSTRY IN THE EARLY 21 CENTURY
    5. 4. COMPUTER INDUSTRY AND PORTER’S FIVE COMPETITIVE STRATEGIES
    6. 5. CONCLUDING REMARKS
    7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    8. REFERENCES
  10. Call For Articles