E-Commerce and V-Business

2nd Edition

Digital Enterprise in the Twenty-First Century

Authors: Stuart Barnes
Paperback ISBN: 9780750664936
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 4th June 2007
Page Count: 408

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Description

E-commerce and V-business examines the impact of the Internet and associated technologies on two related aspects of business: electronic commerce and virtual organization. Using a combination of recent theory and empirical evidence it demonstrates how forward thinking organizations are reaping considerable advantages from exciting new business models in these areas. Such models require radical rethinking of many aspects of traditional business. The book covers many of the critical and contemporary issues stemming from these important new developments. The collected papers in this book illustrate the wide variety of business opportunities afforded by e-commerce and virtual business. They describe and discuss the important issues that follow in the wake of an organization deciding to pursue consumers electronically and organize its operations virtually. It brings a good balance of theory and practical issues from different perspectives from different parts of the globe

Key Features

  • Packed with new case studies and material illustrating how electronic commerce and virtual business have created significant strategic benefits *Emphasis on leading-edge technologies and applications
  • Examines both large and small organizations from around the globe

Readership

  • Packed with new case studies and material illustrating how electronic commerce and virtual business have created significant strategic benefits
  • Emphasis on leading-edge technologies and applications
  • Examines both large and small organizations from around the globe

Table of Contents

Section One: Recognizing the Potential of E-Business

The relativity of disruption: e-banking as a sustaining innovation in the banking industry Albrecht Enders, Tawfik Jelassi, Andreas Koening and Harald Hungenberg

Online delivered content: concept and business potential Claudia Loebbecke and Claudio Huyskens

Beyond the “eBay of blank”: next stage digital intermediation in electronic commerce Alina N. Chircu, Robert J. Kauffman and Bin Wang

E-business and the intermediary role of virtual communities P. K. Kannan, Ai-Mei Chang and Andrew B. Whinston

Assessing e-commerce quality Stuart J. Barnes, Eduard Cristóbal, Frederic Marimon and Richard Vidgen

The value of Internet technologies and e-business solutions to microenterprises in Atlantic Canada Charles H. Davis and Florin Vladica

The emergence of mobile commerce Stuart J. Barnes and Eusebio Scornavacca

Section Two: Shaping the Virtual Organization

Defining the virtual organization Lucas D. Introna and Dimitra Petrakaki

Inter-organisational innovations through inter-organisational information systems Feng Li and Howard Williams

Structure, strategy and success factors for the virtual organization Peter Marshall, Judy McKay and Judy Young

Web services as an enabler for virtual organisations Oliver Prokein, Titus Faupel and Daniel Gille

Cross-cultural knowledge management at virtual interfaces David J. Pauleen and Nigel Holden

Achieving advanced supply chain management through Inter

Details

No. of pages:
408
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Paperback ISBN:
9780750664936

About the Author

Stuart Barnes

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Management, University of East Anglia