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Building the Hong Kong National Information Infrastructure  
 
Product Ref: 98/15C Company: HK SAR Government

Product Type: Case Industry: Public Sector & Non-Profit

Related Product(s): Teaching Note
Authors: Ali Farhoomand   Pauline Ng
In October 1997, the Chief Executive of Hong Kong announced that the Government would take on the role of "facilitator" in the development of Hong Kong's NII, a variance from its traditional non-interventionist stance. The case describes Hong Kong's status as a world trading hub and the benefits of the NII in maintaining competitive advantage. Reports from the various task forces commissioned by the Government have been presented with recommendations. How should the Government play its "facilitating" role in bringing together a coherent NII for the benefit of the SAR?
Functional Area : Management of Information Systems

Issues: Electronic Commerce, National InformationIinfrastructure, Technical Standards, Regulatory Frameworks, Telecommunications, Broadcasting, IT
Length: 22 pages Country: Hong Kong SAR

Pub. Year: 1999 Level of Difficulty: 1
         
This product type is available in the following language(s):      English
         
Related Information: http://www.info.gov.hk/itbb
 
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