Information and organisation: China’s surveillance state growth model (Part 1: China’s state model)

Information and organisation: China’s surveillance state growth model (Part 1: China’s state model) Phuah Eng Chye (9 November 2019) A surveillance state and growth sounds like a contradiction in terms. This is why the success of China’s surveillance state model comes as a surprise. Mark Wu notes “China’s impressive economic and technological rise in the … “Information and organisation: China’s surveillance state growth model (Part 1: China’s state model)”

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Information and organisation: Cross border data flows and spying

Information and organisation: Cross border data flows and spying Phuah Eng Chye (26 October 2019) It is difficult enough to assess the complexities of regulating surveillance in a domestic setting where the issues are confined to privacy rights, public safety and convenience. But the regulation of surveillance across borders is complex as it involves sensitivities … “Information and organisation: Cross border data flows and spying”

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Information and organisation: Shades of surveillance

Information and organisation: Shades of surveillance Phuah Eng Chye (12 October 2019) Information is critical to organising society. The boundaries for the capture and use of information are set by the policies and social attitudes on surveillance. But it is difficult to draw clear boundaries as information and surveillance are co-joined at the limbs. Surveillance … “Information and organisation: Shades of surveillance”

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Information and organisation: Introduction

Information and organisation: Introduction Phuah Eng Chye (28 September 2019) Countries like Japan foresaw the coming of the information society[1]. But early conceptualisations of the information society fell short because it focused on ICT. In recent years, it has become more apparent the information society revolves around information or data. This transforms information from its … “Information and organisation: Introduction”

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Information and development: Escaping the industrial maturity trap and moving forward to an information society

Information and development: Escaping the industrial maturity trap and moving forward to an information society Phuah Eng Chye (14 September 2019) Advanced economies appear to be bumping into limits to their growth. They display symptoms of “industrial maturity” such as hollowing out of their manufacturing sectors, demographic aging and anaemic capital formation. Some symptoms such … “Information and development: Escaping the industrial maturity trap and moving forward to an information society”

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Information and development: The information path to development

Information and development: The information path to development Phuah Eng Chye (31 August 2019) Different development models chart different paths. The export-led industrialisation model has been the most successful but along the way, new barriers to growth can emerge. Successful developing economies can come across a “middle income trap”. Rabah Arezki, Rachel Yuting Fan and … “Information and development: The information path to development”

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