Dynamic E-Business Implementation Management

1st Edition

How to Effectively Manage E-Business Implementation

Authors: Bennet Lientz Kathryn Rea
Paperback ISBN: 9780124499805
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 16th June 2000
Page Count: 314


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Table of Contents

Manage Your E-Business Implementation. Develop Your E-Business Implementation Plan. Become an Effective E-Business Implementation Manager. Manage Your E-Business Teams. Obtain E-Business Resources and Funding. Use Technology Effectively to Support E-Business Work. Coordinate Your E-Business Activities. Communicate with Management. Track Your E-Business Efforts. Manage E-Business Resources. Manage E-Business Work. Manage E-Business, Projects and Regular Work. Manage E-Business Contractors and Vendors. Measure the Effectiveness of Your E-Business Effort. Address E-Business Management Issues. 100 Specific E-Business Issues. Appendices. Index.


Implementing e-business requires a dynamic approach that can respond to changes in technology, management direction, customer and supplier behavior, and competition. Many traditional project management methods don't work with e-business. This book presents proven real world management methods that are adaptive, dynamic, and flexible in an e-business environment. It tackles the central issues of e-business: the burgeoning market for "buy-side" extranet/Internet procurement and supply chain management/business-to-business, Web-based transactions.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Set up an e-business implementation plan using proven project templates

  • Anticipate and cope with dynamic change during e-business implementation
  • Encourage and motivate the e-business team to participate in project management and resolving issues
  • Deal with e-business implementation issues and crises
  • Address 100 specific e-business management issues
  • Communicate effectively with management on e-business
  • Share and allocate resources among e-business and other work
  • Manage e-business teams of business staff, vendors, and IT
  • Gather and use e-business lessons learned as the basis for expanding and improving future e-business efforts @introbul:Answers Questions Such as: @bul:* What are critical success factors in e-business implementation?
  • How do you get employees and managers to participate in e-business?
  • How do you set up your e-business implementation plan fast?
  • How do you share resources between e-business and other work?
  • How do you use project templates and modern software tools to increase your chance of e-business success?
  • How do you manage and control risk in your e-business project?
  • How do you direct large-scale e-business efforts in the real world?


Dynamic E-Business Implementation Management is written for people who need to make technology and the Internet into part of their core competence.


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@qu:"E-business is complex and dynamic and Lientz and Rea present management methods that are adaptive, dynamic and flexible for E-business environments... The authors tackle the complexity of implementing e-business in a structured fashion, making it easy to use for someone about to launch into such a project... The authors have thus created a work which is ideal for an e-business manager or someone about to go into such a position. The book is not designed to be read from cover to cover but more like a reference work, suitable for specific cases or situations as they develop and when details are required... [it is] ...useful for those involved in e-business or for those ready to launch an e-business venture." @source:--AMIE PETERS, in www.FirstMonday.org, December 2000 issue

About the Authors

Bennet Lientz Author

Bennet Lientz has taught and consulted on project management for the past 28 years to more than 5000 people. He developed the concept of the management critical path, acted as project manager of the Internet, and turned around 10 failing projects. This Second Edition is Lientz’ seventh book; he has also written more than 25 articles in various areas of project management.

Affiliations and Expertise

The John E. Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

Kathryn Rea Author

Kathryn P. Rea is president and founder of The Consulting Edge, Inc., which was established in 1984. The firm specializes in E-Business, process improvement, project management, and financial consulting. Rea has managed more than 65 major technology-related projects internationally. She has advised on and carried out projects in government, engergy, banking and finance, distribution, trading, retailing, transportation, mining, manufacturing, and utilities. She is the author of eight books and more than 20 articles in various areas of information systems and analysis.

Affiliations and Expertise

The Consulting Edge, Beverly Hills, California, U.S.A.