From underdogs to tigers : the rise and growth of the software industry in Brazil, China India, Ireland, and Israel

Given that the software industry is commonly viewed as a high-tech industry, how is it that its spectacular growth has occurred in countries where high-tech industries would not seem likely to develop? This book examines the reasons behind this phenomenon, and asks whether it suggests a new model of...

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Main Author: Arora, Ashish
Other Authors: Gambardella, Alfonso
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2005, 2005
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