Issue No.04 - October-December (2008 vol.30)
Eden Medina , Indiana University
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MAHC.2008.62
In examining the history of IBM in Chile, this article asks how IBM came to dominate Chile's computer market and, to address this question, emphasizes the importance of studying both IBM corporate strategy and Chilean national history. The article also examines how IBM reproduced its corporate culture in Latin America and used it to accommodate the region's political and economic changes.
IBM, Chile, technology transfer, Latin America, organization, culture, industry, globalization, market, international
Eden Medina, "Big Blue in the Bottomless Pit: The Early Years of IBM Chile", IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol.30, no. 4, pp. 26-41, October-December 2008, doi:10.1109/MAHC.2008.62