What is it about?

This paper explores the growing trends of globalization of information technology services. It draws from the years of experience with globalization and the Internet, in the research program at the University of Rhode Island (URI) conduced by Ruby Roy Dholakia and Nikhilesh Dholakia.

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Why is it important?

The journal "Decision" of the Indian Institute of Management - Calcutta (IIMC), where this paper was published, supplemented it with some expert and insightful commentaries. Together, these set of readings provide a good view of the electronically-enabled globalization of services.

Perspectives

The editors of the journal "Decision" (published from IIMC - the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, India), IIMC professor Priya Seetharaman and Victoria University (NZ) professor Jocelyn Cranefield are working on an edited book that will feature, among other papers, an updated version of this paper and its commentaries. Please look for this update/extension in the next several months.

Dr Nikhilesh Dholakia
University of Rhode Island

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This page is a summary of: Borderless Bits: Electronic Globalization and its Social Consequences, SSRN Electronic Journal, January 2009, Elsevier, DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.1331268.
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