Discussion with 2 responses:

Networks have changed drastically over the last 30 years.  With the first introduction of the 56k modem, which was about 3 typewriter pages per second, to speeds well over 1Gbps these days, the ability to use networks globally, has changed the way we do business.  Using research, determine where networks will go in the next 5-10 years and how that might impact the global economy.

Please make your initial post and two response posts substantive. A substantive post will do at least two of the following:

  • Ask an      interesting, thoughtful question pertaining to the topic
  • Answer a      question (in detail) posted by another student or the instructor
  • Provide      extensive additional information on the topic
  • Explain, define,      or analyze the topic in detail
  • Share an      applicable personal experience
  • Provide an      outside source (for example, an article from the UC Library) that applies      to the topic, along with additional information about the topic or the      source (please cite properly in APA)
  • Make an argument      concerning the topic.

At least one scholarly source should be used in the initial discussion thread. Be sure to use information from your readings and other sources from the UC Library. Use proper citations and references in your post.


Chapter 5 & 7: Kressel, H., & Lento, T. V. (2012). Entrepreneurship in the Global Economy : Engine for Economic Growth. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 

Rallet, A., & Torre, A. (2000). Is geographical proximity necessary in the innovation networks in the era of global economy? GeoJournal, 49(4), 373.

Ives, B., & Jarvenpaa, S.L. (1991). Applications of Global Information Technology: Key Issues for Management. MIS Quarterly, 15(1), 33.  https://doi.org/10.2307/249433 

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