This dissertation is based on the topic of “THE IMPACT OF THE INTERNET ON GLOBALISATION” The first chapter provides an introduction to the topic including the purpose and significance of the study. The second chapter presents a review of relevant literature, highlighting the previous research carried out in this field. The third chapter covers the methodology for this study, followed by the discussion in the fourth chapter. The fourth chapter discusses issues related to internet and its impact on globalisation. The paradigm shift of businesses and information in cyber space and its relation to scientific problems is also discussed. The fifth chapter concludes the dissertation, providing implications and useful recommendations for further research. New business environment, novel strategies as well as business models possess been developed due towards internet as well as related technologies within these processes. One of main targets of this research is towards appreciate as well as exploit emerging opportunities as well as challenges posed by internet as well as e-business in increasingly networked, information economy. Internet usage within businesses as well as for cultural purpose is also conferred demographically. In particular, challenges within adoption of e-commerce technologies faced via developing countries.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION4
Purpose of Study10
Uses Of Internet18
World Wide Web (Www) Pages19
Information Exchange (File Transfer)19
Globalisation and uses of Internet20
E-commerce and Internet21
The future of Internet-based e-commerce25
Globalisation and Internet challenges28
Unproven business model38
Finding the successful internet business model.38
CHAPTER 3: METHODOLOGY40
Literature Search Criteria40
Swissair (Business Model)41
CHAPTER 4: DISCUSSION45
An Exercise Science-Fiction49
CHAPTER 5: CONCLUSION58
The Impact Of The Internet On Globalisation
Chapter 1: Introduction
The current dynamic as well as turbulent business environment has constrained companies that are competing within global markets towards change their traditional methods of directing business (Damanpour, 1991, 90). Recent developments within Internet-based e-commerce offer most exciting business opportunities in marketplace. As Internet develops it is possible that e-mail as well as applications-based technologies shall rob again from traditional telephony as common method of communications. Furthermore, Internet provides the unprecedented infrastructure for transporting information (Cordingley, 1998, 56).
The advent of the Internet in the late eighteenth century has revolutionised the lives of those who have lived this period in general, and communication in particular.
Internet has come to complete the computerisation process has been going on for decades, giving rise to a new era, the Digital. The digital revolution has allowed for a single channel can send text, picture and sound at the speed of light (Corbitt, 2000, 30). But the biggest revolution the Internet has brought, especially with its popularity in recent years, killing over the last frontiers of communication. This has meant that the culture of different countries to equalise and converge towards a common culture, mass culture.
As a result of this revolution, the journalist has lost its monopoly of information, reported today everybody, every institution, business, cultural or political, has its own medium. Today, in the era of internet, each of us can become a vehicle for ...