Unit 1: Discovery Research GB503
1. Conduct a literature review and then share your discoveries in the discussion. Let the discussion scope guide your discovery research. You are required to have at least three resources.
2. Initial post
1. Justify why Asian countries are investing heavily in digital technologies to grow their economies.
2. Demonstrate why these Asian countries are very attractive to foreign investors. Use at least 4 key measures to make their case. Be sure to cite your references to justify your selection, while assessing the key measures for each country. Key measures include
§ public institutions
§ clear property rights
§ strong judicial independence
§ efficient government.
3. Now that you have researched the key measures, take on the role of a consultant. The Asia economy managers have asked you which of the key measures can be improved.
- Identify two key measures that can be improved.
2. Provide at least one persuasive recommendation for each key measure.
Unit 1: Economic growth and development in Asia: What is the role of digital?
This unit, you will be acquainted with the evolution of digital technologies in relation to economic growth and development. We will assess the economic growth and development in Asia to see the the vital role that digital technologies play. You will then understand how to apply them to the task of managing a successful enterprise or government organization in the twenty-first century. You will also learn that digitally engaged economies can be leveraged to support the economic growth and development trajectories of emerging economies.
Gaining valuable knowledge in this area will help you to better recognize that investing in digital infrastructure contributes to productivity in the same way as other forms of infrastructure. By boosting productivity and opening up new channels of commerce, economic growth can be enhanced beyond what would otherwise be the case.
Readings and Materials
1. Deloitte Insights. (2017, May 16). Economic growth and development in Asia: What is the role of digital? (Links to an external site.)
Retrieved from https://www2.deloitte.com/insights/us/en/economy/voice-of-asia/may-2017/digital-role-economic-growth.html (Links to an external site.)
2. Podcast (optional)