Technology Leapfrogging in Thailand

Technology Leapfrogging in Thailand

Louis Sanzogni (Griffith University, Australia) and Heather Arthur-Gray (Griffith University, Australia)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-949-6.ch143


The phrase “leapfrogging development” reflects the belief, especially in the 1980’s, among policymakers and theoreticians that information technologies, especially telecommunications, can help developing countries accelerate their pace of development or telescope the stages of growth (Singh, 1999).1

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