publication . Article . Conference object . 2013

Applying Technology Management concepts in analyzing e Waste, sustainability and technology development in Mobile Industry: A conceptual perspective

Lasrado, L. A.; Agnihothri, S.; Artur Lugmayr;
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  • Published: 08 Aug 2013 Journal: International Series on Information Systems and Management in Creative eMedia (issn: 2341-5576, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: International Ambient Media Assocation (iAMEA)
Abstract
In the highly globalized, competitive and technocrat world, mobile industry is heavily focused on making itself sustainable. In order to achieve this focus should be on improving the e waste management in the industry. Currently the industry is advanced beyond market demand in delivery services to customers in terms of ICT and smart phones. This research paper is trying to conceptualize the aspect of technology management by comparing technology advancement of mobile phone technology and the lagging e WASTE management in the same industry. The paper further explores the importance of sustainability and its acceptance by the customers of the mobile technology. Th...
Subjects
free text keywords: Adopters, reverse salient, ecosystem, e waste.

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publication . Article . Conference object . 2013

Applying Technology Management concepts in analyzing e Waste, sustainability and technology development in Mobile Industry: A conceptual perspective

Lasrado, L. A.; Agnihothri, S.; Artur Lugmayr;