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Author Tan, Felix B., 1959-
Title Information technology diffusion in the Asia Pacific : perspectives on policy, electronic commerce and education / Felix B. Tan, P. Scott Corbett, Yuk-Yong Wong.
Imprint Hershey, PA : Idea Group, [1999]

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Subject Information technology -- Economic aspects -- Asia.
Information technology -- Economic aspects -- Pacific Area.
Information technology -- Government policy -- Asia.
Information technology -- Government policy -- Pacific Area.
Electronic commerce -- Asia.
Electronic commerce -- Pacific Area.
Information superhighway in education -- Asia.
Information superhighway in education -- Pacific Area.
Internet -- Asia.
Internet -- Pacific Area.
Alt Name Corbett, P. Scott.
Wong, Yuk-Yong, 1954-
NetLibrary, Inc.
Description v, 376 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585301832 (electronic bk.) : $64.95
OCLC # 45730933
Additional Format Original (DLC) 98042506 (OCoLC)39796104.
Table of Contents
 Table of Covered Issues 
 Ch. 1Placing the Contributions in Context / P. Scott Corbett, Felix B. Tan, Yuk-Yong Wong1
Sect. INational Policy and Infrastructure6
 Ch. 2Information Technology Production and Application in Hong Kong and China: Progress, Policies and Prospects / Janice M. Burn, Maris Martinsons7
 Ch. 3Toward a Better New Zealand through Information Technology / Felix B. Tan36
 Ch. 4Information Technology Policy in India: Production Diffusion and Policy Trends / G. Harindranath50
 Ch. 5Seeding the Clouds of Change: The Planned Evolution of Singapore into an Intelligent Island / P. Scott Corbett, Yuk-Yong Wong68
 Ch. 6Telecommunications and Emerging Asia / C. J. Meadows79
 Ch. 7Information Technology Development in Singapore and its Geographical Effects / Tai Chee Wong101
 Ch. 8Information Systems for Environmental Monitoring in New Zealand Local Government / Lesley A. Gardner, D. Craig Whitehead114
Sect. IIElectronic Commerce and the Internet129
 Ch. 9Adoption of Electronic Commerce by Small to Medium Enterprises in Australia / Graham Behrendorff, Syed M. Rahman130
 Ch. 10Application of Electronic Commerce in New Zealand / Donald H. Peters, John Paynter148
 Ch. 11Internet Use and Issues in Singapore and USA: A Comparative Study / Shailendra C. Palvia, Lai Lai Tung163
 Ch. 12Protecting Personal Privacy in Cyberspace: Principles and Problems with the New Zealand Privacy Act 1993 / Gehan Gunasekara174
 Ch. 13Security and Data Protection on the Internet: A New Zealand Perspective / Jairo A. Gutierrez193
Sect. IIIEducation and Curriculum207
 Ch. 14An Overview of Information Technology and Education in Malaysia / Siowck-Lee Gan208
 Ch. 15Computer Supported Learning in New Zealand Education / Donald P. Sheridan221
 Ch. 16Leapfrogging Across the Millennium: Information Technology in Singapore Schools / Philip S. K. Wong244
 Ch. 17Vocabulary Acquisition within the Information Systems Curriculum: A Study Involving Non-native Speakers of English / Hazel Chan, Felix B. Tan262
 Ch. 18Information Systems Curricula and the Tasks of Information Systems Professionals in Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia / Graham Winley, Ang Yang Ang, Sim Kim Lau273
 Ch. 19Tele-teaching: Australia's Competitive Question / Robyn E. Wilson, C. J. Meadows304
 Ch. 20Implementing Flexible Learning in GIS Education: Experiments at the University of Auckland Spatial Analysis Facility / Pip Forer, Margaret Goldstone, Felix B. Tan330
 Ch. 21Information Systems Curricula in the People's Republic of China / Ang Yang Ang, Sim Kim Lau, Graham Winley346
 Author Biographies365