e-Procurement in Emerging Economies: Theory and Cases, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599041553
  • ISBN-13: 9781599041551
  • DDC: 658.720285
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 300 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released May 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Information systems are shaped by the environment in which they operate, and e-Procurement in Emerging Economies: Theory and Cases explains how e-procurement is shaped in emerging economies. Contributors from Italy, China, India, Turkey, Slovenia, Australia, and UK have submitted case studies and theoretical insights on e-procurement and its implications for emerging economies, covering a gamut of issues that are relevant to understand how Web-based function and services effect buyer supplier interactions in emerging economies. e-Procurement in Emerging Economies presents issues such as legal, technical, cultural and social analysis on e-procurement, and offers technical and managerial solutions to professionals in different emerging economies and industries.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
E-Procurement in Emerging Economies: Theory and Cases: Table of Contents.
1: E-Procurement: Theoretical Underpinnings.
2: Perspectives from IOIS, EDI, and Channel Management: Research Issues in E-Procurement.
3: Organizational Assimilation of E-Procurement: An Institutional Perspective and the Research Model.
4: Country Level Analysis.
5: E-Procurement Success Factors: Challenges and Opportunities for a Small Developing Country.
6: Challenges in Implementation of E-Procurement in the Indian Government.
7: Barriers to E-Procurement Adoption: The Turkish Case.
8: Analyzing Adoption.
9: Managing E-Relationships in a Supply Network.
10: ICT Adoption in Firms by Using Endogenous Metrics.
11: Analyzing E-Procurement Adoption Efforts: Case Study of an Indian Steel Manufacturer.
12: Technical Perspective.
13: A Service-Oriented Agent-Based Model for Electronic Procurement.
14: Application of Web Services in the Context of E-Procurement: An SME Foci.
15: Complementary Features of Reverse Auction Web Sites: A Survey.
About the Authors.