IT innovation in china: industry and business capabilities

Robert Hodgkinson, Roberto Evaristo, Anyu Lee, Ji Ye Mao, Neale G. O'Connor, Ning Wright

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China is investing heavily in leading edge and innovative information technologies to support its continuing economic growth. At the same time, Chinese businesses increasingly need to innovate with IT to create competitive difference and expand internationally. However, to what extent has China developed the capabilities to develop IT innovations and adopt them to generate value and competitive difference? This panel session will build learning on the capabilities both of the software industry and of businesses in China around IT innovation. To create a rich picture of maturity, skills and management processes concerning innovation, this multi-disciplinary session will bring together diverse perspectives from research and practice. By drawing on experience from Europe and the USA, as well as China itself, it will also reflect on key differences and lessons which can be learnt from China's vast IT investment and rapid acquisition of skills.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Information Systems 2011, ICIS 2011
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Information Systems 2011 - Shanghai, China
Duration: 4 Dec 20117 Dec 2011
Conference number: 32nd

Publication series

NameInternational Conference on Information Systems 2011, ICIS 2011


ConferenceInternational Conference on Information Systems 2011
Abbreviated titleICIS 2011
Internet address


  • Buyer-supplier relationships
  • Capabilities
  • Crosscultural issues/cultural differences
  • Innovation
  • IS curriculum
  • IS/IT professionals
  • Management techniques
  • Software industry
  • Track 21. panels

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