Consequences of the Digital Economy : Transformation of the Growth Concept
Watanabe, C., Moriya, K., Tou, Y., & Neittaanmäki, P. (2018). Consequences of the Digital Economy : Transformation of the Growth Concept. International Journal of Managing Information Technology, 10(2), 21-39. https://doi.org/10.5121/ijmit.2018.10202
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The digital economy is transforming the traditional concepts of economic growth.The recent reversal trend in GDP growth of ICT leaders can be attributed to effective utilization of soft innovation resources in Finland and adherence to traditional resources in Singapore.Confronting a productivity decline in the digital economy, global information and communication technology (ICT) leaders are transforming business models into those with uncaptured GDP creation. This can be attributed tothe harnessing soft innovation resourcesagainst a productivity decline. This in turn activates a self-propagating function and induces supra-functionality beyond economic value corresponding to a shift in people’s preferences. It also contributes to removingstructural impediments in GDP growth.Empirical analyses utilizing the development trajectories of 500 global ICT firms and also world ICT leadersFinland and Singapore demonstratedthese hypothetical views andprovided an insightful suggestion as to overcome aproductivity decline in the digital economy. ...
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Related funder(s)Academy of Finland
Funding program(s)Strategic research programmes, AoF
Additional information about fundingThe research leading to these results is the part of a project: Platform Value Now: Value capturing in the fast emerging platform ecosystems, supported by the Strategic Research Council at the Academy of Finland [grant number 293446].
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