Global Business: Concepts, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1609605888
  • ISBN-13: 9781609605889
  • DDC: 658.049
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 2770 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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This multi-volume reference examines critical issues and emerging trends in global business, with topics ranging from managing new information technology in global business operations to ethics and communication strategies.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Board.
List of Contributors.
1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories.
2: Marketing Strategy, Technology and Modes of Entry in Global Retailing.
3: The Business Value of E-Collaboration: A Conceptual Framework.
4: Virtual Corporations.
5: E-Business Strategy in Franchising.
6: E-Business Strategy and Firm Performance.
7: Conservation of Information and E-Business Success and Challenges: A Case Study.
8: Demand Driven Web Services.
9: Between Supply and Demand: Coping with the Impact of Standards Change.
10: Engagement, Immersion, and Learning Cultures: Project Planning and Decision Making for Virtual World Training Programs.
11: Learning Space in Virtual Environments: Understanding the Factors Influencing Training Time.
12: Business Analytics Success: A Conceptual Framework and an Application to Virtual Organizing.
13: An Overview of International Intellectual Capital (IC) Models and Applicable Guidelines.
14: Business Models and Organizational Processes Changes.
15: Guidelines for Preparing Organizations in Developing Countries for Standards-Based B2B.
16: Development and Design Methodologies.
17: Building Business Value in E-Commerce Enabled Organizations: An Empirical Study.
18: Enhancing the Preparedness of SMEs for E-Business Opportunities by Collaborative Networks.
19: An Information Technology Planning Framework for an Industry Cluster.
20: Linking Information Technology, Knowledge Management, and Strategic Experimentation.
21: Collaborative Enterprise Architecture for Municipal Environments.
22: Using Enterprise Architecture to Transform Service Delivery: The U.S. Federal Government's Human Resources Line of Business.
23: An Application of Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Model to Strategic Outsourcing for Effective Supply-Chain Linkages.
24: Reverse Supply Chain Design: A Neural Network Approach.
25: Semantic Interoperability Enablement in E-Business Modeling.
26: Semantic Competence Pull: A Semantics-Based Architecture for Filling Competency Gaps in Organizations.
27: Model on Knowledge-Governance: Collaboration Focus and Communities of Practice.
28: Knowledge Integration through Inter-Organizational Virtual Organizations.
29: The Development of Knowledge and Information Networks in Tourism Destinations.
30: Designing Digital Marketplaces for Competitive Advantage.
31: Business Models for Insurance of Business Web Services.
32: Business Model of Internet Banks.
33: A Reverse Auction-Based E-Business Model for B2C Service Markets.
34: Multi-Tier Design Assessment in the Development of Complex Organizational Systems.
35: EBDMSS: A Web-Based Decision Making Support System for Strategic E-Business Management.
36: Tools and Technologies.
37: MICA: A Mobile Support System for Warehouse Workers.
38: Fuzzy Modelling for Integrated Strategic Planning for Information Systems and Business Process Design.
39: Human Resources in the Balanced Scorecard System.
40: The Role of HRIS in Crisis Response Planning.
41: Concepts, Technology, and Applications in E-Mentoring.
42: E-Recruitment in Emerging Economies.
1: Tools and Technologies.
2: E-Logistics: The Slowly Evolving Platform Undrepinning E-Business.
3: E-Business Perspectives through Social Networks.
4: Designing E-Business Applications with Patterns for Computer-Mediated Interaction.
5: Business Artifacts for E-Business Interoperability.
6: Adaptive Web Presence and Evolution through Web Log Analysis.
7: On-Line Credit Card Payment Processing and Fraud Prevention for E-Business.
8: Achieving Electric Restoration Logistical Efficiencies During Critical Infrastructure Crisis Response: A Knowledge Management Analysis.
9: Assessing the Impact of Mobile Technologies on Work-Life Balance.
10: Migration of Legacy Information Systems.
11: Policy Technologies for Security Management in Coalition Networks.
12: Teleworker's Security Risks Minimized with Informal Online Information Technology Communities of Practice.
13: Ontologically Enhanced RosettaNet B2B Integration.
14: Data Mining in Franchising.
15: Developing a Corporate Memory as a Competitive Advantage in the ICT Sector.
16: City Boosterism through Internet Marketing: An Institutional Perspective.
17: Learning Organizations or Organizations for Learning? How Small Firms Can Learn from Planned and Random Technical Problem Solving: Implications for Technical Education.
18: Utilization and Application.
19: Risk Assessment in Virtual Enterprise Networks: A Process-Driven Internal Audit Approach.
20: eInsurance: Developing Customer-Friendly Electronic Insurance Services from the Novel Project Perspective.
21: A Qualitative Study of Knowledge Management: The Multinational Firm Point of View.
22: Adoption and Success of E-HRM in European Firms.
23: A Case Study of a Data Warehouse in the Finnish Police.
24: Exploring the Relation between the Use of HRIS and Their Implementation in Spanish Firms.
25: The Diffusion of HRITs Across English-Speaking Countries.
26: The ‘Knock-on’ Effect of E-Business Upon Graphic Design SMEs in South Wales.
27: “eSME Slovenia:” Initiative and Action Plan for the Accelerated Introduction of E-Business in SMEs.
28: Simulating E-Business Innovation Process Improvement with Virtual Teams Across Europe and Asia.
29: Organizational Learning During Changes in Estonian Organization.
30: E-Business Adoption by Jordanian Banks: An Exploratory Study of the Key Factors and Performance Indicators.
31: The Influence of Internet Security on E-Business Competence in Jordan: An Empirical Analysis.
32: Internet Adoption from Omani Organizations' Perspective: Motivations and Reservations.
33: Snapshot of Personnel Productivity Assessment in Indian IT Industry.
34: The Critical Success Factors and Integrated Model for Implementing E-Business in Taiwan's SMEs.
35: E-Commerce Development in China: An Exploration of Perceptions and Attitudes.
36: Dynamic Maintenance in ChinaGrid Support Platform.
37: Engineering Design at a Toyota Company: Knowledge Management and the Innovative Process.
38: The Internet and SMEs in Sub-Saharan African Countries: An Analysis in Nigeria.
39: E-Business and Nigerian Financial Firms Development: A Review of Key Determinants.
40: Lessons Learned from the NASA Astrobiology Institute.
41: Influencing Factors and the Acceptance of Internet and E-Business Technologies in Maritime Canada's SMEs: An Analysis.
42: An Analysis of the Latin American Wireless Telecommunications Market Portfolios of Telefonica and America Movil.
43: Exploring Organizational Learning and Knowledge Exchange through Poetry.
44: Hybrid Value Creation in the Sports Industry: The Case of a Mobile Sports Companion as IT-Supported Product-Service-Bundle.
45: Management Information System in Higher Education.
1: Organizational and Social Implications.
2: Business Relationships and Organizational Structures in E-Business.
3: Exploring the Link between Flexible Work and Organizational Performance.
4: E-Business Interoperability and Collaboration.
5: Assessing Relational E-Strategy Supporting Business Relationships.
6: Collaborative Synergy and Leadership in E-Business.
7: Collaborative Learning Experiences in Teaching of E-Business Management.
8: Trust, Virtual Teams, and Grid Technology.
9: Examining Tensions in Telework Policies.
10: Workplace Safety and Personnel Well-Being: The Impact of Information Technology.
11: The Impact of Missing Skills on Learning and Project Performance.
12: Recruiting, Selecting and Motivating Human Resources: Methodological Analysis and Case Studies Applications.
13: Knowledge Management in SMEs Clusters.
14: Visualizing Knowledge Networks and Flows to Enhance Organizational Metacognition in Virtual Organizations.
15: The Multicultural Organization: A Historic Organizational Theory for Gaining Competitiveness in Global Business Environment.
16: Multinational Intellect: The Synergistic Power of Cross Cultural Knowledge Networks.
17: Knowledge Transfer within Multinational Corporations: An Intercultural Challenge.
18: Understanding the Use of Business-to-Employee (B2E) Portals in an Australian University through the Employee Lens: A Quantitative Approach.
19: Media Channel Preferences of Mobile Communities.
20: Consumer Information Sharing.
21: The Benefits of Home-Based Working's Flexibility.
22: Managerial Impact.
23: Optimizing the Configuration of Development Teams Using EVA: The Case of Ongoing Project Adjustments Facing Personnel Restrictions.
24: The Impact of Labour Flexibility and HRM on Innovation.
25: Personnel Performance Management in IT eSourcing Environments.
26: E-HRM in Turkey: A Case Study.
27: Performance Management in Software Engineering.
28: Strategy and Structure in a Virtual Organization.
29: Assessment Strategies for Servant Leadership Practice and Training in the Virtual Organization.
30: E-Leadership Styles for Global Virtual Teams.
31: Strategising Impression Management in Corporations: Cultural Knowledge as Capital.
32: Agile Alignment of Enterprise Execution Capabilities with Strategy.
33: Governance of Virtual Networks: Case of Living and Virtual Laboratories.
34: Decision-Making for Location of New Knowledge Intensive Businesses on ICT Sector: Portuguese Evidences.
35: Executive Judgment in E-Business Strategy.
36: Prioritizing Corporate R&D Capabilities: The Intellectual Capital Perspective.
37: E-Business in Supply Chain Management.
38: Global Account Management (GAM): Creating Companywide and Worldwide Relationships to Global Customers.
39: An Overview of Executive Information Systems (EIS) Research in South Africa.
40: Managerial Succession and E-Business.
41: Critical Issues.
42: Sociotechnical Issues of Tele-ICU Technology.
43: Contributions of Social Capital Theory to HRM.
44: Social Capital and Third Places through the Internet: Lessons from a Disadvantaged Swedish Community.
45: Cross-Cultural Challenges for Information Resources Management.
1: Critical Issues.
2: The Role of Culture in Business Intelligence.
3: Contested Terrain: Place, Work and Organizational Identities.
4: Evolutionary Diffusion Theory.
5: Advancing Women in the Digital Economy: eLearning Opportunities for Meta-Competency Skilling.
6: Interventions and Solutions in Gender and IT.
7: Ethical Issues Arising from the Usage of Electronic Communications in the Workplace.
8: Ethics in E-Marketing: A Marketing Mix Perspective.
9: Accountability and Ethics in Knowledge Management.
10: Management Theory: A Systems Perspective on Understanding Management Practice and Management Behavior.
11: Global Issues in Human Resource Management and Their Significance to Information Organizations and Information Professionals.
12: Does User Centered Design, Coherent with Global Corporate Strategy, Encourage Development of Human Resource Intranet Use?.
13: Holland's Vocational Theory and Personality Traits of Information Technology Professionals.
14: Do Insecure Systems Increase Global Digital Divide?.
15: Teleworking and the “Disability Divide”.
16: A Unified View of Enablers, Barriers, and Readiness of Small to Medium Enterprises for E-Business Adoption.
17: Against Strong Copyright in E-Business.
18: The Structure of Theory and the Structure of Scientific Revolutions: What Constitutes an Advance in Theory?.
19: Emerging Trends.
20: Emerging Business Models: Value Drivers in E-Business 2.0 and towards Enterprise 2.0.
21: Vision, Trends, Gaps and a Broad Roadmap for Future Engineering.
22: Emerging Trends of E-Business.
23: What Is New with Organization of E-Business: Organizational Viewpoint of the Relationships in E-Business.
24: New Profession Development: The Case for the Business Process Engineer.
25: Articulating Tacit Knowledge in Multinational E-Collaboration on New Product Designs.
26: Study on E-Business Adoption from Stakeholders' Perspectives in Indian Firms.
27: The Global Telecommunications Industry Facing the IP Revolution: Technological and Regulatory Challenges.
28: Optimizing and Managing Digital Telecommunication Systems Using Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Approaches.
29: An ICT-Based Network of Competence Centres for Developing Intellectual Capital in the Mediterranean Area.
30: Recognizing Innovation through Social Network Analysis: The Case of the Virtual eBMS Project.
31: Organizational Password Policy.
32: National Intellectual Capital Stocks and Organizational Cultures: A Comparison of Lebanon and Iran.
33: The Role of ICTs and the Management of Multinational Intellectual Capital.
34: An Approach to Efficient Waste Management for SMEs via RBVOs.
35: Supply Chain Risk Management Driven by Action Learning.
36: Tailor-Made Distance Education as a Retention Strategy: The “Learning at the Workplace” Program in Thailand.
37: Knowledge Redundancy, Environmental Shocks, and Agents' Opportunism.
38: Embracing Guanxi: The Literature Review.