Human Development and Global Advancements through Information Communication Technologies: New Initiatives

Human Development and Global Advancements through Information Communication Technologies: New Initiatives

Susheel Chhabra (Periyar Management and Computer College, India) and Hakikur Rahman (Institute of Computer Management and Science, Bangladesh)
Release Date: March, 2011|Copyright: © 2011 |Pages: 386
ISBN13: 9781609604974|ISBN10: 1609604970|EISBN13: 9781609604981|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60960-497-4

Description

Technology’s role in facilitating and furthering human development is of equal significance to its role in promoting inequality and tension between groups and individuals.

Human Development and Global Advancements through Information Communication Technologies: New Initiatives investigates the role of ICT in advancing economic, social, and political development as well as the potential setbacks experienced as a result of introducing new initiatives. This publication offers strategies for continued societal growth through technology and provides historical perspectives on the processes, procedures, and behaviors that have been impacted as a result of ICT programs.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Accessibility to e-government
  • Collaborative Learning
  • Community Development
  • Culture and language learning
  • Digital Divide
  • E-government management
  • ICT for human development
  • Network cooperation
  • Sustainable IT education
  • Trust and technology in business

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Susheel Chhabra is Dean and Professor at Periyar Management and Computer College, New Delhi, India. He is engaged in training, research and consultancy in Human Resource Development and Management Information Systems domains. He has published books with acclaimed publishers worldwide, several research articles in international journals and holds PhD, MBA (HRM), and MCA. He has extensive experience in publication domain as Editor-in-Chief and organized several conferences, and management development programmes for senior level executives.
Hakikur Rahman, an academic of over 25 years, has served leading education institutes and established various ICT projects funded by ADB, UNDP and World Bank in Bangladesh. He is currently serving the BRAC University in Bangladesh. He has written/edited more than 15 books, 35 book chapters and contributed over 100 papers/articles in Journals, Magazines, News papers and Conference Proceedings on ICTs, education, governance and research. Graduating from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 1981, he has received his Master's of Engineering from the American University of Beirut in 1986 and completed his PhD in Computer Engineering from the Ansted University, BVI, UK in 2001.