The Antidote: Volume 4 Issue 5



Table of contents

Is there anything that won't be affected?

T Kippenberger

Discusses the digital economy and its spectacular take‐off despite varying views from experts over the previous 4 years. Posits the digital economy is now part of everyday…

Big bang — again

T Kippenberger

Chronicles that the shift to electronic trading in financial and capital markets is likened to the ‘Big bang’. Pinpoints that both the UK and the USA (as a result of a…

Towards a digitally networked world

T Kippenberger

Looks at the information technology revolution which is characterized by its dependence on knowledge and information — but knowledge is not exclusively the province of…

Prophecies about the digital economy

T Kippenberger

Cites 12 forces which have helped to create the new environment of the technological age and shows these as: knowledge; digitalization; virtualization; molecularization;…

The shifting economy

T Kippenberger

Determines that three forces fuel each other, combining to wreak havoc in economies, businesses and people's lives and these are: speed; intangibles; and connectivity…

Technology changes, but the laws of economics don't!

T Kippenberger

Argues managers would be fooled if they thought that the basic rules of economics had changed suddenly — an understanding is needed of how they apply in an information…

How did we get to a World Wide Web?

T Kippenberger

Looks at the beginning of the e‐commerce boom and its worldwide growth, which all began after the Soviet Union launched the Sputnik in 1957. Discusses the first electronic…

How value chains are starting to dissolve

T Kippenberger

Covers Boston Consulting Group and how it deals with changes in the information economics areas, linking the activities undertaken to design, produce, market, deliver and…

Putting the customer first

T Kippenberger

States electronic business changes traditional relationships between seller and buyer, shifting markers for competitive advantage. Posits, in e‐business, if the only thing…

E‐business: the big challenge is business design

T Kippenberger

Points out that strategic managers already face enormous pressures to get everything right in terms of cost, quality, and customer satisfaction and supply chain issues…

Trick or treat? IT tries to arrive in time...

T Kippenberger

Looks at how large business has introduced enterprise resource planning (ERP) which is designed to connect and integrate such diverse areas as manufacturing, finance…

But where are we really? A sanity check...

T Kippenberger

Looks at the current state of e‐business in Ireland and the UK and shows results of research among senior executives and IT professionals, all sectors of business and…



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1996 – 2000

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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Strategy & Leadership