Synopses & Reviews
The progress of broadband ICT is having a big impact on individual lifestyles and corporateactivities. For corporate strategy, broadband use goes beyond improving management efficiency tocontributing to enhancing customer services and developing new markets. In addition, the shape of corporateorganizations and their behavior is changing along with recent changes in the business environment anddevelopment of broadband networks. It will become increasingly important for future business strategies togo beyond resources limited by business units within conventional corporate organizations to take positiveinitiatives with knowledge and competences outside the company as well as with the dynamic use of ICT, through such means as external strategic alliances, virtual corporations, mergers and acquisitions, andoutsourcing.This book describes that the full utilization of ICT based on fixed and mobile wireless broadbandcommunication platforms supports managerial speed and excellence, while making it possible to formulatenew business models.