research product . 2020

FORCED DIGITALIZATION IN TIMES OF CRISIS- An exploratory study of Danish universities during 2020 COVID-19 pandemic: An exploratory study of Danish universities during 2020 COVID-19 pandemic

Cracana, Alex Ionel; Ciocirlan, Ioan Valentin;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2020
  • Country: Denmark
Abstract
Digitalization is a known phenomenon that has experienced an exponential growth in the last two decades and is being used in different industries by organizations, although not at the same level. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the rate of adopting and using digitalization has exponentially increased as for the many organizations represented the only way to ensure their continuity. Taking into account this exceptional setting, the thesis focuses on the educational sector, which urgently needed to incorporate new digital solutions, given the pandemic restrictions. We propose the concept of “forced digitalization” in order to understand the experience of ...
Subjects
free text keywords: digitalization, forced digitalization, Danish universities, COVID-19 pandemic, pandemic, COVID-19, embedded digitalization
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