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Business Patterns and Digital Applications in the Brokerage Industry

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand

Published in print October 2005 | ISBN: 9780195165876
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199789689 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165876.003.0005
 Business Patterns and Digital Applications in the Brokerage Industry

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This chapter describes the history of how the brokerage industry evolved since the 1950s, and what information technology applications it embraced. It then describes the extent of IT use and its effects on the work, structure, and services in this industry.

Keywords: brokerage; information technology; Internet; applications; deployment

Chapter.  18386 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Business History

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