The Digital Economy: Business Organization, Production Processes and Regional Developments

The Digital Economy: Business Organization, Production Processes and Regional Developments

Edward J. Malecki, Bruno Moriset


Information applied sciences (IT) form monetary house, yet we haven't any transparent map of the cyber financial system because the "digital revolution" begun within the early Nineteen Seventies.

The electronic Economy deals an up to date, severe synthesis that hyperlinks some of the features of the electronic or cyber financial system from the point of view of actual companies. A geographic technique emphasizes the way it has made companies much less depending on locational constraints, and the tangible results on locations and areas are positioned on the middle of the research. Case reviews of businesses, together with Amazon, Dell, Li & Fung, and Volvo, reveal that the geography of digitally-driven construction is the end result of either dispersion and agglomeration dynamics. international businesses are proven to have footprints that forget about – to some extent – distance and time, but artistic and coordinating actions stay anchored in city leading edge ecosystems equivalent to Silicon Valley and Bangalore. those traits were made attainable by means of the advance of a world and built-in telecommunications community, whose unequal presence dictates the services of areas and groups to be attached to the worldwide economic climate. despite the fact that, the specter of the electronic divide mustn't ever be overstated. In towns, rural parts, and rising international locations, neighborhood improvement is wrapped up in human capital, instead of know-how.

This enticing and available textual content describes and explains the styles and dynamics of today’s electronic financial house. the results on locations and areas and the folk in them are on the center of the authors’ research, illustrated through many genuine examples. This publication might be precious to someone learning enterprise and administration, geography and knowledge and verbal exchange experiences.

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