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Donor-assisted information systems implementation in least developed countries: a Papua New Guinea perspective

Kelegai, Limbie K. & Middleton, Michael R. (2004) Donor-assisted information systems implementation in least developed countries: a Papua New Guinea perspective. In Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi (Ed.) Innovations through information technology: proceedings of the 2004 Information Resources Management Association International Conference, May 23-26, 2004, New Orleans.

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Abstract

Information Systems (IS) donations through aid programs from international agencies and Developed Countries significantly supplement the inadequate IS investment and support in Least Developed Countries (LDCs). The impact of IS proliferation is varied in different LDCs. These countries are faced with a myriad of challenges including political, technical and economical, and are struggling in keeping pace with the rapid advances in technology. This research-in-progress paper discusses the issues and implications of donor assisted IS implementation in LDCs. It focuses on Papua New Guinea as part of an ongoing study to investigate and determine the factors that influence IS success in organizations in that country.

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ID Code: 4309
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: For more information, please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author. Author contact details: m.middleton @qut.edu.au
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Keywords: Information systems, Papua New Guinea, Developing countries, System implementation, Success factors, Donor agencies, Aid funding
ISBN: 1591402611
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Information Systems not elsewhere classified (080699)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Human Resources Management (150305)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 Idea Group Publishing
Deposited On: 26 May 2006
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2011 15:41

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