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Factors Affecting the Growth of the ICT Industry: The Case of Bhutan

Deepika Rai, Sherah Kurnia, J Choudrie (ed.), MS Islam (ed.), F Wahid (ed.), JM Bass (ed.), JE Priyatma (ed.)

IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology | SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN | Published : 2017


The ICT industry that consists of IT and IT-Enabled Services (ITES) components has been contributing significantly to the economy of many countries globally. Due to its importance, understanding factors affecting the growth of this industry is critical for developed and developing countries. Currently, there is still a limited understanding of relevant factors and their influence on the IT/ITES industry growth in developing countries. Bhutan, in particular, is a small developing country that is striving to build this industry to diversify its economy. This study is the first study that explores factors affecting the growth of the IT/ITES industry in Bhutan. Qualitative research involving dif..

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