China’s Information Technology Industry
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This Case is aboutĀ ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, IT
PUBLICATION DATE: November 04, 2004 PRODUCT #: IB95-PDF-ENG
This note provides a summary of China’s IT sector, using Michael’s Porter’s “Diamond of National Advantage” framework. Especially, it evaluates how China uses its variable conditions, demand conditions, related and supporting businesses, and the context for firm strategy, structure, and competition to achieve a competitive position in IT.Ā The note was developed as a companion to “The Competitive Advantage of China” (GSB No. IB-57), which supplies a more in-depth investigation of China’s political, economical, and social history, as well as an assessment of the state’s national competitiveness using the Porter framework.