The Globalization of Information Technology in Multinational Corporations

Stephens, David O.
July 1999
Information Management Journal;Jul99, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p66
Academic Journal
Focuses on examples of information technology (IT) globalization in multinational corporations. Enabling technologies for IT globalization; Electronic document management technologies; Global trends in document technologies.


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