Microcomputers In Public Policy : Applications For Developing Countries book cover
1st Edition

Microcomputers In Public Policy
Applications For Developing Countries

Edited By

Stephen R. Ruth

ISBN 9780367158545
Published December 7, 2020 by Routledge
178 Pages

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Book Description

This book presents a series of perspectives on the use of automation in the formulation and execution of public policy initiatives in developing nations. It focuses on the use of the most pervasive new automation technology in the developed world—the microcomputer.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 1. Beyond the Metaphor: Microcomputers in Public Policy and Human Capital Development 2. Rethinking Microcomputer Technology Transfer to Third World Countries 3. Applications of Microcomputers in Third World Organizations 4. Energy Applications of Microcomputers in Developing Countries 5. Kenya's Introduction of Microcomputers to Improve Budgeting and Financial Management in the Ministry of Agriculture 6. Microcomputers for Improved Government Budgeting: An African Experience 7. Key Management Factors Determining the Impact of Microcomputers on Decision-Making in the Governments of Developing Countries 8. The Dilemma of Acquiring Micro-Based Software in Developing Countries 9. Technology Sharing Organizations: A Goal-Oriented Approach to More Efficient Solution of Smaller Scale Problems of Development

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