Chris Westrup

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This chapter examines issues on ICT-related coordination and control between the head offices of a UK manufacturing multinational in England and Hong Kong, and one of its joint ventures in Mainland China. Giddens’ theory of modernity and an anthropological view of culture are used to analyze and interpret the case. As an expert system, in Giddens’ terms,(More)
Article history: Received 17 February 2011 Received in revised form 4 October 2011 Accepted 5 October 2011 Available online 2 November 2011 This paper argues for a rethinking of the notion of context in the information and communication technology for development (ICT4D) research domain. We argue that context can be conceived of as a dynamic outcome(More)