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Strategic and Pragmatic E-Business

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In emerging and global economies, e-commerce and e-business have become increasingly necessary components of business strategy and strong catalysts for economic development. Strategic and Pragmatic E-Business: Implications for Future Business Practices disseminates information on the new practices and techniques in e-business and promotes a better understanding of contemporary issues and solutions to existing and emerging challenges. Making prospective audiences aware of concurrent business needs, models, trends, methods, and techniques, this books targets: e-commerce vendors, business managers, entrepreneurs, software industries, the digital media world, and online merchants who wish to build strong consumer brands.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Section 1: Dynamic E-Business Strategies, E-Business System, Applications, Models, M-Commerce & Security
    1. Chapter 1: Agile Service-Oriented E-Business in a Collaborative Networked Environment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. COLLABORATIVE NETWORKED ORGANIZATIONS
      4. SERVICE-ORIENTED VIRTUAL ORGANIZATION BREEDING ENVIRONMENT
      5. AGILE SERVICE-ORIENTED E-BUSINESS
      6. IMPLEMENTATION CONCERNS
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: A Framework for Enabling Dynamic E-Business Strategies via new Enterprise Paradigms and ERP Solutions
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW AND THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
      4. REFERENCE MODELS
      5. EMPIRICAL CASE STUDIES (RESEARCH METHODOLOGY)
      6. DISCUSSION OF NOVEL DYNAMIC SUSTAINABLE CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR ENABLING DYNAMIC E-BUSINESS VIA SCI, INTRA-ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT AND eRP SYSTEMS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Electronic Markets and Multiagent Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. TRADING AGENT COMPETITION
      4. TRADING AGENTS
      5. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: Improving the Shopping Experience in B2C E-Commerce Systems using Rich Internet Applications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. EVOLUTION OF B2C E-COMMERCE SYSTEMS
      4. RICH INTERNET APPLICATIONS AS A WAY TO IMPROVE THE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE IN B2C E-COMMERCE SYSTEMS
      5. CASE STUDIES OF USING RIAS IN B2C E-COMMERCE
      6. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 5: Business Model
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. OVERVIEW OF THE DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION THEORY
      4. FROM DISRUPTIVENESS TO VALUE CONCEPT
      5. BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. IMPLICATIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. APPENDIX
    6. Chapter 6: The Contradictions and Complementarities of Combining ERP Systems with Enterprise 2.0 Supported Informal Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DISCUSSION
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 7: Scams and the Australian E-Business Environment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SCAMS AND THE AUSTRALIAN E-BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 8: E-Banking Operational Risk Management using Soft Computing Tools
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DEFINITION OF E-BANKING
      4. E-BANKING EVOLUTION
      5. CHALLENGES TO E-BANKING
      6. E-BANKING RISKS
      7. E-BANKING RISK MANAGEMENT PROCESS
      8. E-BANKING OPERATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT MODELS
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
    9. Chapter 9: Ubiquitous, Mobile and Pervasive Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE SURVEY
      4. BROADCASTING vs MULTICASTING
      5. PROPOSED SYSTEM
      6. PROPOSED ALGORITHM
      7. CONCLUSION
    10. Chapter 10: Online Security and Consumer Protection in Ecommerce An Australian Case
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN THRUST: THE CURRENT STATE OF E-CONSUMER PROTECTION REGARDING SECURITY
      5. POLICY IMPLICATIONS FOR E-CONSUMER PROTECTION IN TERMS OF E-SECURITY
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. APPENDIX
  9. Section 2: E-Business Development, Social Networks, E-Frameworks, Architectural Principles, E-Services, E-Government, E-Tailing, Social Media, Social E-Atmospherics & Open Innovation
    1. Chapter 11: Social Networks and e-Business
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL NETWORKS AND ONLINE MARKETS
      3. SOME TRADITIONAL ASSUMPTIONS OF ONLINE MARKETS
      4. ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES, PROBLEMS WITH TRADITIONAL E-MARKETING
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TAPPING DYNAMIC MARKETS
      6. FUTURE DIRECTIONS: CONVERSATION-BASED INTELLIGENT AGENTS
      7. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION: INTELLIGENT PRODUCTS AND DELIVERY
      8. APPENDIX
    2. Chapter 12: E-Frameworks to Optimize Public Administration Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. E-SERVICES, E-BUSINESS AND E-GOVERNMENT: ARCHITECTURAL PRINCIPLES
      4. AN APPROACH TO PSC DEVELOPMENT OF EU SERVICE DIRECTIVE
      5. A FRAMEWORK FOR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION REPORTING SERVICES
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 13: E-Tailing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES OF E-TAILING
      5. SUITABILITY OF THE RETAILING CHANNEL FOR DIFFERENT PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
      6. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      7. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
      8. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 14: Integrating Social Media into Electronic Commerce Applications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. INTEGRATING SOCIAL MEDIA INTO THE FRAMEWORK
      5. THE FUTURE OF SOCIAL MEDIA INTEGRATION
      6. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 15: Web Designers, Social E-Value Creation and E-Business Planning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE ISSUES
      7. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 16: The State Economical Regulation Practice Modernization in Terms of Business Digitalization
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODOLOGICAL FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH
      5. THE EFFICIENCY OF GOVERNANCE IN CONDITIONS OF THE WORLD ECONOMY GLOBALIZATION
      6. THE TRANSFORMATIONS OF GOVERNMENT REGULATION OF ECONOMY IN CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS TRANSNATIONALIZATION AND NETWORKING DEVELOPMENT
      7. THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF GOVERNANCE ON THE CONTEXT OF GLOBAL ECONOMIC INSTABILITY
      8. E-GOVERNMENT AS A TOOL OF GOVERNANCE MODERNIZING
      9. PRINCIPLES, STRUCTURE AND ECONOMIC EFFECTIVENESS OF E-GOVERNMENT
      10. THE ANALYSIS OF E-GOVERNMENT STRATEGIES AND FACTORS OF THEIR EFFICIENCY
      11. THE MODERN COUNTRIES IN THE GLOBAL PROCESS OF GOVERNANCE DIGITILIZATION
      12. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      13. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      14. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 17: Open Innovation in SMEs of Developing and Transitional Economies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. INNOVATION AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
      5. CASE DESCRIPTIONS
      6. SYNTHESIS AND THE FRAMEWORK
      7. CURRENT CHALLENGES
      8. RECOMMENDATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH
      9. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 18: Towards a Collaborative E-Business Vision for Africa
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. E-BUSINESS MATURITY AND THE PARADOX OF CONTEXT
      4. TOWARDS A FRAMEWORK FOR E-BUSINESS VISION FOR AFRICA
      5. CONCLUSION
  10. Compilation of References
  11. About the Contributors