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Informationsrevolutionenssvallvågor. En studie av hur teknisk utveckling har förändrat musik- ochdagstidningsbranscherna och deras affärsstrategier.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economic History.
2008 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This paper examines the effects of the technological change that has occurredin the music and newspapers markets in Sweden during the spread of Information& Communication Technology (ICT). It tries to explain how the differencesand similarities between the two markets has influenced the development of themarkets and of the technologies used. It also compares the characteristics ofthe technologies that has had an impact on the music and newspaper marketsduring the growth of ICT and examines the strategies used by the actors on thetwo markets to handle the problems and possibilities that has arisen during theprocess of technological change. The conclusion is that the differences betweenthe strategies used by the actors on the music and newspaper markets, as wellas the different properties of the technologies and the differences between thetwo markets themselves have caused the markets to evolve in different directions.The technological progress will continue, and the actors have all the possibilitiesto improve their respective positions in their markets.

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2008. , 44 p.
National Category
Economic History
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-218882OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-218882DiVA: diva2:697722
Educational program
Systems in Technology and Society Programme
Available from: 2014-02-19 Created: 2014-02-19 Last updated: 2014-02-19Bibliographically approved

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