Beyond the Digital Divide: A Conceptual Framework for Analyzing Knowledge Societies

  title={Beyond the Digital Divide: A Conceptual Framework for Analyzing Knowledge Societies},
  author={R. Sharma and Elaine W. J. Ng and Mathias Dharmawirya and C. K. Lee},
  journal={Organizations & Markets eJournal},
  • R. Sharma, Elaine W. J. Ng, +1 author C. K. Lee
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • Organizations & Markets eJournal
  • Purpose – The research reported in this ongoing study aims to investigate the notion of knowledge assets developed within digital communities in the course of their economic or leisure activities. Ideally, the resulting knowledge is universal, affordable and relevant; this inclusiveness is a hallmark of any information or knowledge society. Design/methodology/approach – The authors first synthesize the related research literature covering the areas of knowledge-based economies, knowledge… CONTINUE READING
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