Doing Business Electronically: A Global Perspective of Electronic Commerce by Celia T. RommDoing Business Electronically: A Global Perspective of Electronic Commerce by Celia T. Romm

Doing Business Electronically: A Global Perspective of Electronic Commerce

byCelia T. RommEditorFay Sudweeks

Paperback | May 1, 1999

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Electronic commerce is regarded as one of the most important commercial uses of information technology in recent times. As more and more companies adopt networking technology, ways of doing business are changing dramatically and electronic commerce is proving invaluable for dealing with suppliers, customers and partners distributed across the globe. This volume provides a collection of readings covering all the major areas of electronic commerce, including those related to the World Wide Web. It does not focus on technical issues, but instead examines the general, commercial, social and cultural aspects of using electronic commerce. It will be invaluable reading material for final year undergraduate and postgraduate students on courses in Electronic Commerce and Computer-Mediated Communication. It will also provide supplementary reading for courses in Business Information Technology, Information Systems, Organisational Change and Project Management.
Title:Doing Business Electronically: A Global Perspective of Electronic CommerceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inPublished:May 1, 1999Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3540761594

ISBN - 13:9783540761594


Table of Contents

1. Introduction.- 1.1 General Issues in Electronic Commerce.- 1.2. Commerce on the WWW.- 1.3. Electronic Data Interchange.- 1.4. Electronic Banking.- 1.5. Industry Case Studies.- General Issues in Electronic Commerce.- 2.The Impact of Interorganizational Networks on Buyer-Seller Relationships.- 2.1. Introduction.- 2.2. Electronic Interorganizational Networks and Organizational Forms.- 2.3. Empirical Investigations of Electronic Networks and Interorganizational Relationships.- 2.4. Discussion and Conclusions.- 2.5. References.- 3. The Link between Information Strategy and Electronic Commerce.- 3.1. Introduction.- 3.2. Background.- 3.3. Methodology.- 3.4. Data Analysis.- 3.5. Discussion.- 3.6. Implications for Researchers.- 3.7. Implications for Managers.- 3.8. Conclusion.- 3.9. References.- 4. The Diffusion of Auctions on the Web.- 4.1. The Proposition: From Electronic Hierarchies to Electronic Markets.- 4.2. The Rebuttal: Move to the Middle.- 4.3. The Synthesis: `Anything Goes' and Mixed-Mode Hypothesis.- 4.4. The Emergence of Auctions on the Web.- 4.5. Types of Auctions and Motives of Participants.- 4.6. A Framework for Auctions.- 4.7. The Impact of the Web on the Diffusion of Auctions.- 4.8. The Move-to-the-Market Hypothesis Reconsidered.- 4.9. From Electronic Hierarchies to Electronic Markets?.- 4.10. Move to the Middle.- 4.11. Mixed-Mode Hypothesis: Strategic Positioning of Web Auctions.- 4.12. Conclusions.- 4.13. References.- 5.Leveraging Security Policy for Competitive Business Advantage in Electronic Commerce.- 5.1. Introduction.- 5.2. Background and Motivation.- 5.3. A Comprehensive Framework for Leveraging Electronic Commerce Security Policy to Create Competitive Business Advantage.- 5.4. Illustration of the Comprehensive Framework.- 5.5. Conclusions and Future Research.- 5.6. Acknowledgements.- 5.7. References.- Commerce on the WWW.- 6.The Dynamics of Establishing Organizational Web Sites.- 6.1. Introduction.- 6.2. Literature Review.- 6.3. Case Study.- 6.4. Discussion.- 6.5. Conclusion.- 6.6. References.- 7.Influence of Choice Context on Consumer Decision Making in Electronic Commerce.- 7.1. Introduction.- 7.2. Prior Research on Choice Context and Electronic Commerce.- 7.3. Model of the Consumers' Decision-Making Process.- 7.4. Theoretical Development of the Hypotheses.- 7.5. Conclusions and Proposed Extensions to the Research.- 7.6. References.- 8.Electronic Public Procurement.- 8.1 Introduction.- 8.2. Current Practices in Public Procurement: The Paper-Based Environment.- 8.3. Problems with Current Practices.- 8.4. International Initiatives for the Automation of Public Procurement.- 8.5. Towards a Mediterranean Electronic Public Procurement Environment.- 8.6. Conclusion and Further Research.- 8.7. References.- 9. ELPRO: Electronic Procurement in Europe.- 9.1. Public Procurement in Europe.- 9.2. Public Procurement.- 9.3. Model Procurement Systems.- 9.4. Changing User Needs: Developments in Procurement.- 9.5. ELPRO System Architecture.- 9.6. ELPRO in Practice and Further World.- 9.7. Acknowledgements.- 9.8. References.- Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).- 10. EDI Maturity: A Business Opportunity.- 10.1. Introduction.- 10.2. EDI Maturity Model.- 10.3. EDI and Competitive Advantage.- 10.4. The Operational Use of EDI.- 10.5. EDI and Innovation.- 10.6. Conclusions.- 10.7. References.- 11. Design of Electronic Data Interchange Systems for Small/Medium Enterprises.- 11.1 The Development of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).- 11.2. What is a Small/Medium Enterprise (SME)?.- 11.3. IT and EDI in Small/Medium Enterprises.- 11.4. Survey Method.- 11.5. Results.- 11.6. Analysis.- 11.7. Conclusion.- 11.8. References.- Electronic Banking.- 12. Paying for Goods and Services in the Information Age.- 12.1. Introduction.- 12.2. Payment Methods.- 12.3. Recent Trends in the Use of Payment Methods.- 12.4. Implications for Electronic Commerce.- 12.5. Summary.- 12.6. References.- 13. Channel Integration.- 13.1. Electronic Banking.- 13.2. Electronic Banking. Creating the Ideal Solution.- 13.3. Comprehensive Solutions.- 13.4. Deployment Considerations.- 13.5. The Challenge of Integration.- 13.6. A Proven Solution.- 13.7. Benefits of the Transaction Processing Engine.- Industry Case Studies.- 14. Information Systems for Electronic Banking.- 14.1. What is Electronic Banking?.- 14.2. Electronic Banking in Indonesia.- 14.3. The Development of Electronic Banking in Indonesia.- 14.4. Conclusions.- 14.5. References.- 15. Use of EDI at BHP Steel.- 15.1. The Early Days - Supply at the Port Kembla Steelworks.- 15.2. Electronic Trading Gateway Initiative.- 15.3. Barcoding and Product Numbering Project.- 15.4. Internet Developments.- 15.5. Conclusion.- 15.6. References.- About the Contributors.