Mastering e-Business by Paul GrefenMastering e-Business by Paul Grefen

Mastering e-Business

byPaul GrefenEditorPaul Grefen

Paperback | July 30, 2010

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e-Business ' business collaborations enabled through information and communication technologies ' is an essential activity for any business organization and constitutes a significant and growing sector. This textbook presents an innovative teaching framework to help students gain a thorough understanding of the principles of this vital aspect of business and management.


Casting aside the over-complicated and narrow introductions of other textbooks, Grefen presents, analyzes and explains the principles of e-Business with refreshing clarity. The book covers both the business and technology aspects of this topic, using a unique framework integrating:


  • Business ' focuses on why a specific e-Business scenario exists and how an organization can profit from it
  • Organization ' analyzes how organizations and their processes are structured to achieve strategic goals
  • Architecture ' explains the high level design of advanced information systems to describe how e-Business functions
  • Technology ' examines the technological implementation of e-Business scenarios using a wide variety of ingredients from IT


Mastering e-Businessoffers a well-structured overview of all aspects of e-Business and is an essential read for all students and professionals interested in this central aspect of modern, global business.

Paul Grefenis a Professor at the School of Industrial Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands. He has a rich background in research in information systems and e-business, cooperating with industry and academia. He has published many international journal and conference papers and several books.
Title:Mastering e-BusinessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.68 inPublished:July 30, 2010Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415557879

ISBN - 13:9780415557870


Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. An e-Business Classification Space  3. The BOAT Framework  4. Business Aspect  5. Organization Aspect  6. Architecture Aspect  7. Technology Aspect  8. BOAT as an Analysis Instrument  9. Concluding Remarks