The Influence of the Software Industry on Developing Economies: The Case of China
Xia, Huosong, Wang, Qianqian, Chen, Yongyue, Zhang, Xing, Ming, Tao, International Journal of Management
Software lies at the heart of the information technology industry. It is argued in this paper that it also influences the development of an economy, especially in a developing country. In this paper, we construct an index system to indicate the 'state of development' of the software industry based in Hubei, China. The effects of seven factorial ly-derived hypothesized determinants of such development were examined through regression analysis. Data was collected from the responses of 296 managers in 42 local software companies to a specially -derived questionnaire. When these seven factors were regressed onto a measure of development in the local industry, the order-in terms of the per …
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Publication information: Article title: The Influence of the Software Industry on Developing Economies: The Case of China. Contributors: Xia, Huosong - Author, Wang, Qianqian - Author, Chen, Yongyue - Author, Zhang, Xing - Author, Ming, Tao - Author. Journal title: International Journal of Management. Volume: 28. Issue: 4 Publication date: December 2011. Page number: 24+. © International Journal of Management Dec 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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