E-BUSINESS, 9e, International Edition continues to have a dramatic impact on virtually every aspect of business. And following the Global Economic Crisis, its role is even more critical. Packed with the most cutting-edge coverage available, E-BUSINESS, 9e, International Edition equips students with a solid understanding of the dynamics of this fast-paced industry. It delivers comprehensive coverage of emerging online technologies and trends and their influence on the electronic commerce marketplace. By detailing how the landscape of online commerce is evolving, this market-leading text reflects changes in the economy and how business and society are responding to those changes. Balancing technological issues with the strategic business aspects of successful e-commerce, the new edition includes expanded coverage of international issues, social networking, mobile commerce, Web 2.0 technologies, and updates on spam, phishing, and identity theft.
How can the Internet and world wide web improve my long-term competitive advantage? This book helps answer this question by providing a better understanding of the technologies, their potential applications and the ways they can be used to add value for customers, support new strategies, and improve existing operations. It is not just about e-commerce but the broader theme of e-business which affects products, business processes, strategies, and relationships with customers, suppliers, distributors and competitors. To cover future trends, the editors have collected papers from authors operating at the frontiers of the developments so the reader can more appreciate the directions in which these technologies are heading. The resulting 165 essays have been collated into ten sections, which have been grouped in three parts: key issues, applications areas and applications, tools and technologies. A business rarely makes radical changes but is constantly making adjustments to circumstances. Businesses must now adapt to the global implications of the Internet and world wide web. This book hopes to aid awareness of the implications so that the changes are managed wisely.
The rules of engagement have changed. In today's digital world, interdependence is power and e-business is based on collaboration. E-business helps businesses of all sizes better support customers, suppliers, and trading partners. Emerging e-business lead
E Business Strategic Thinking and Practice
This comprehensive introduction to e-business centers on four key areas of strategic planning--technology, management, marketing, and finance. Canzer focuses on what students need to know about developing, managing, and maintaining a successful e-business
The Law of E Commerce
The Law of E-Commerce E-Contracts , E-Business Electronic commerce raises some legal issues, including whether the contract must be in a particular form or authenticated; validity, time and place of communication; ‘cross-offers’ and ‘battle of forms’. This book analyses the legal problems relating to contracts formed on the Internet, including the use of electronic agents, the enforceability of clickwrap agreements, electronic payments, and choice-of-law and jurisdiction issues. These issues are considered from the UK common law point of view and according to the SICG, UNIDROIT Principles, PECL, UNCITRAL Model Law, and the Uniform Commercial Code.
e Business e Government Small and Medium Size Enterprises Opportunities and Challenges
Much of the e-commerce and IT research in small and medium sized enterprises (SME) indicates that these smaller businesses are lagging behind in implementing technological advances. This raises concerns for these SME's success as the Information Age becomes ever more of a reality. e-Business, e-Government & Small and Medium-Size Enterprises: Opportunities and Challenges offers a collection of chapters highlighting successful policy and practices which encourage SME's success in numerous different countries. Such a collection of international experiences and expertise offers policymakers, legislators, researchers, and to professionals insight into addressing the significant issues that are importance to the small business sector and ultimately will lead to the depiction of a more effective regulatory frameworks that will lead to the long-term success of EC in SMEs in countries around the world.
E Business Applications
E-Business has become a fact for almost all companies. But what are the key technologies for economically successful e-commerce? In this book readers will find all concepts that will coin tomorrow’s e-business: virtual sales assistants (shopbots), personalized web pages, electronic market places, vendor managed inventory, virtual organizations, supply chain management. Both technical and economic issues of these concepts are discussed in detail. Leading-edge real world applications are presented that will shape e-business mid-term. This book is a must-read for managers or technical consultants as well as researchers needing in-depth information for strategic business decisions.
E business E government Small and Medium size Enterprises
This work highlights successful policy and practices which encourage the success of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in numerous different countries. It offers insights into addressing the significant issues that are of importance to the small business sector.
E Business Issues Challenges and Opportunities for SMEs Driving Competitiveness
Electronic business plays a central role in the economy, facilitating the exchange of information, goods, services, and payments. It propels productivity and competitiveness and is accessible to all enterprises, and as such, represents an opportunity also for SME competitiveness. E-Business Issues, Challenges and Opportunities for SMEs: Driving Competitiveness discusses the main issues, challenges, opportunities, and solutions related to electronic business adoption, with a special focus on SMEs. Addressing technological, organizational, and legal perspectives in a very comprehensive way, this text aims to disseminate current developments, case studies, new integrated approaches, and practical solutions and applications for SMEs.