G. Harindranath

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It is now widely accepted that Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have an important role in national development. However, the nature of the link between the two remains unclear. Much of this state is due to lack of clarity on how ICT is conceptualized in this context. While some conceptual frameworks have been proposed, they lack important(More)
The increasing importance of Knowledge Management (KM) has prompted many researchers to examine facets of the topic. However, understanding the acquisition of KM software in organisations and particularly the factors and conditions that affect the acquisition process has been largely ignored in the literature. Here we argue that incorporating an(More)
This paper explores patterns of adoption and use of information and communications technology (ICT) by small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the southwest London and Thames Valley region of England. The paper presents preliminary results of a survey of around 400 SMEs drawn from four economically significant sectors in the region: food processing,(More)
This paper explores the relationship between public sector information and communications technology (ICT) management strategies and electronic government (e-Gov) initiatives. We use an adaptation of the technology enactment framework to explore various technological, organisational, and institutional factors that play a role in the development of ICT(More)
Received: 1 April 2003 Revised: 2 December 2003 2nd Revision: 11 June 2004 3rd Revision: 30 July 2004 Accepted: 9 August 2004 Online publication date: 5 October 2004 Abstract This paper presents results of exploratory research into the question of whether the distribution of investment funds via the Internet in Europe is being deterred by regulatory(More)
Article history: Received 3 November 2012 Received in revised form 15 January 2014 Accepted 9 February 2014 Available online 6 March 2014 Continuous advancements in mobile technology allow mobile carriers and banks to offer mobile banking services. Such convergence of previously unrelated industries raises many complex issues. This paper examines the(More)