Business growth, the internet and risk management in the computer games industry

Neil McGregor

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    Abstract

    According to Wasserman (2011) the growth of the Internet has transformed the software industry in a wide variety of ways. These include the creation of new business opportunities as well as significant impacts across software business processes such as software development, distribution and product support. This chapter examines one significant sub-sector of the software industry, the computer (or video) games industry, and focuses on the impact on games development companies of the opportunities created by developments in Internet and mobile technologies.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationChanging the rules of the game
    Subtitle of host publicationeconomic, management and emerging issues in the computer games industry
    EditorsSabine Hotho, Neil McGregor
    Place of PublicationBasingstoke
    PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
    Pages65-81
    Number of pages17
    ISBN (Electronic)9781137318411
    ISBN (Print)9780230303539, 9781349338191
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 2013

    Keywords

    • Computer games industry
    • Economic aspects
    • Management

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