Transforming E-Business Practices and Applications: Emerging Technologies and Concepts, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605669113
  • ISBN-13: 9781605669113
  • DDC: 658.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 310 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released June 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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As e-business grows vital to managers across the globe, there is a need for resources that assist in their understanding of key aspects and implications of related organizational technologies. Transforming E-Business Practices and Applications: Emerging Technologies and Concepts presents an integrated view of the latest issues and technologies evolving from business transactions and support. A defining body of research by noted international scholars, this book is an excellent resource for researchers, educators, and professionals as well as a valuable interdisciplinary addition to academic libraries.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: E-Consumer Behaviour: Past, Present and Future Trajectories of an Evolving Retail Revolution.
2: Putting the Human Back into e-Business: Building Consumer Initial Trust through the Use of Media-Rich Social Cues on e-Commerce Websites.
3: The Driving Forces of Customer Loyalty: A Study of Internet Service Providers in Hong Kong.
4: E-Business Decision Making By Agreement.
5: Transforming Consumer Decision Making in E-Commerce: A Case for Compensatory Decision Aids.
6: Modeling the Adoption of Mobile Services.
7: Mobile Technology Adoption in the Supply Chain.
8: Exploring Decision Rules for Sellers in Business-to-Consumer (B2C) Internet Auctions.
9: An Implementation of a New Type of Online Auction.
10: Nibbling, Sniping, and the Role of Uncertainty in Second-Price, Hard-Close Internet Auctions: Empirical Evidence from eBay.
11: Knowledge-Based Intermediaries.
12: Strategy to Regulate Online Knowledge Market: An Analytical Approach to Pricing.
13: Product Choice Strategy for Online Retailers.
14: Can Web Seals Work Wonders for Small E-Vendors in the Online Trading Environment? A Theoretical Approach.
15: Analysis of the Relationship Existing between Business Commercial Information Technologies.
16: Building Business Value in E-Commerce Enabled Organizations: An Empirical Study.
17: Small Business Performance Impacts of Information Systems Strategic Orientation.
18: E-Business and Nigerian Financial Firms Development: A Review of Key Determinants.
19: The Measurement of Electronic Service Quality: Improvements and Application.
20: Exploratory Study on the Perceived Importance of Various Features of the Internet Service as Influenced By the Perceived Necessity of the Internet and the Size and Type of Small Businesses.
21: Towards a Contextual and Policy-Driven Method for Service Computing Design and Development.
22: Implementation and Modeling of Enterprise Web Services: A Framework with Strategic Work Flows.
23: Brokering Web Services via a Hybrid Ontology Mediation Approach Using Multi Agent Systems (MAS).
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.