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Information systems for development planning

Avgerou, Chrisanthi (1993) Information systems for development planning. International Journal of Information Management, 13 (4). pp. 260-273. ISSN 0268-4012

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Abstract

Inadequacy of information resources and information processing is considered to be one of the major obstacles to effective development planning. Despite the enormous potential provided by information technology, developing countries face severe problems in creating effective information systems infrastructure to sustain national development planning. This paper explores the nature of the development planning activity and its information requirements and examines various initiatives that have been taken to meet the information and information processing needs of development planning. It then discusses some of the main problems of the current situation and makes suggestions for the development of an information systems infrastructure for development planning.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.elsevier.com/locate/ijinfomgt
Additional Information: © 1993 Elsevier
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > Information Systems and Innovation Group
Departments > Management
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2010 16:20
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/27023/

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