Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) for communication between different corporate computer systems was expected to transform relationships between firms. However, this detailed study of three sectors of the UK publishing industry-the book trade; the magazine and newspaper trade; and newsprint supply to newspapers-found that EDI developed in a slow and incremental manner. This calls into question the radical visions of proponents of business network redesign.
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||New technology work and employment|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 1996|