Global management, people, and the digital divide

ESSAY TITLE: Castells presents four levels of power in relation to the networked society and considers power to be embedded in the institutions of society. Please present these different types of network power and the impact they are having on contemporary society, using examples where possible.


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I have attached the relevant lecture material which outlines Castells four levels of power and this should be used! i have also attached a plan which includes references and other relevant information.

Global management, people, and the digital divide

ESSAY TITLE: Critically discuss the significance of digital skills in an information/knowledge economy. Use examples and relevant theorists (in references) from the lectures and plan attached where possible and relevant. br /
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notes: i have attached a plan including theorists from the lectures and references to use. i have also attached 6 lectures which are relevant to the question.

Global management, people, and the digital divide

ESSAY TITLE: Explain the strengths and weaknesses of Manuel Castells network theory in addressing the notion of the digital divide. Where relevant compare to other theorists in the references and in the lectures.

notes: i have attached relevant lecture slides which will be very helpful in getting information in regards to castells. i have also attached a plan including a list of references and theorists.

Global management, people, and the digital divide

ESSAY TITLE: Should we rely on markets or on donor driven aid to provide digital technologies and access to the internet? Discuss in relation to the One Laptop Per Child project and the differences between rich and poor areas (global north and global south) Use examples and relevant theorists (in references) from the lectures and plan attached where possible and relevant.

notes: I have attached a plan including relevant references that can be should and the lecture which is relevant to the question.

Global management, people, and the digital divide

ESSAY TITLE: With relation to WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden. What does it tell us about digitalization and state power in a digital era? Please use some theoretical debates explored in the lectures attached and plan attached.br /
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i have attached a plan and a list of references. it is important to try and relate to as many of the theorists in the plan as possible. e.g. carr, tapscott, castells, zittrain, etc

extra notes:WikiLeaks and other security scandals have generated a huge amount of mistrust between citizens and the state, due to erosion of civil liberties

Global management, people, and the digital divide

ESSAY TITTLE: In January 2010 Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, said that people no longer have the expectation of privacy when they use social networking sites. Critically discuss how the intensive use of digital media has affected the privacy of individuals, companies, and states. Use examples and relevant theorists ideas explored in the lectures attached and plan attached. br /
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i have attached a plan with a list of references with relevant theorists you may wish to use.