Designing Practical Strategies Implementing Informatization in North Korea Region for Unification Era: The Resolution of Information Devide Approach

통일시대 북한지역의 정보화 추진 실행 전략 설계: 정보격차해소 관점으로

  • 박종필 (경남대학교 경영정보학과)
  • Received : 2017.07.31
  • Accepted : 2017.12.20
  • Published : 2017.12.28


Obviously, "informatization" is one of the most effective means for improving national competitiveness. In particular, South Korea is a representative successful case implementing informatization in the world. On the contrary, North Kora does not because of serious information devide matter. Given the assumption that information devide is caused by three aspects: the access to information devices or database(information accessibility); the ability to utilize information resources(information mobilization); and the ability to differentiate the quality of information(information consciousness). Based upon three aspects of information devide, we design practical strategies to implement informatization for North Korea region. The purpose of this study is to investigate how to successfully build in informatization of North Korea region for unification era. Drawing on the analysis of successful cases of South Korea, we suggest the valuable guidelines and directions toward success of building informatization of North Korea region. Therefore, this study provides government with specific and practical success strategies for unification era.


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