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The Internet of Things in the Modern Business Environment

Book Description

The industrial internet is a new and upcoming technology that is changing the practices of organizations and corporations everywhere. Through research and application, opportunities can arise from implementing these new systems and devices. The Internet of Things in the Modern Business Environment is an essential reference source for the latest scholarly research on varying aspects of the interworking of smart devices within a business setting and explores the impact of these devices on company operations and models. Featuring extensive coverage on a broad range of topics such as supply chain management, information sharing, and data analytics, this publication is ideally designed for researchers, managers, and students seeking current research on the expansion of technology in commerce.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Preface
    1. REFERENCES
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Section 1: IoT Adoption and Implementation
    1. Chapter 1: A Literature Review of the Emerging Field of IoT Using RFID and Its Applications in Supply Chain Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. KEY TENETS OF RADIO FREQUENCY IDENTIFICATION AND ITS APPLICATION IN IOT
      4. LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. CONCEPTUAL MODELS
      6. ANALYTICAL MODELS
      7. EMPIRICAL RESEARCH
      8. CATEGORIZATION OF RESEARCH BASED ON THE SCOR MODEL
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      12. APPENDIX
    2. Chapter 2: User Acceptance of IoT Applications in Retail Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
      4. HYPOTHESES DEVELOPMENT
      5. METHOD
      6. RESULTS
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. CONCLUSION AND IMPLICATIONS
      9. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 3: Technopsychology of IoT Optimization in the Business World
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE FUNDAMENTALS
      4. THEORETICAL MODEL FOR IOT ACCEPTANCE
      5. THE INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTE
    4. Chapter 4: The Internet of Things (IoT)
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CAPABILITIES OF IOT-BASED SUPPY CHAIN APPLICATIONS
      4. IOT APPLICATIONS FOR SMART SUPPLY CHAIN
      5. CHALLENGES IN IOT DEVELOPMENT FOR SMART SUPPLY CHAIN
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 5: Privacy in the Internet of Things
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. IoT PRIVACY CHALLENGES AND OPEN PROBLEMS
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Section 2: IoT Management
    1. Chapter 6: The Internet of Things
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DEFINING THE INTERNET OF THINGS AND DESCRIBING THE SCOPE OF OUR ANALYSIS
      4. THREE CRUCIAL FINDINGS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      8. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 7: The Internet of Things
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE INTERNET OF THINGS: DIGITALIZE THE PHYSICAL WORLD
      4. ENABLERS, BENEFITS, AND CHALLENGES
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 8: Industrial Guidelines for Stimulating Entrepreneurship with the Internet of Things
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. ENTREPRENEURSHIP
      5. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      6. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 9: The Internet of Things
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HOW DOES THE IoT WORK?
      4. BUSINESS PROBLEMS THAT IoT IS INTENDED TO SOLVE
      5. SMART HEALTH
      6. SMART CITIES
      7. SMART LIVING
      8. LIMITATIONS OF IoT TECHNOLOGY
      9. DOES IoT CREATE ANY NEW PROBLEMS?
      10. OBSERVATIONS AND FUTURE DIRECTION
      11. CONCLUSION
      12. REFERENCES
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Section 3: IoT Technologies and Applications
    1. Chapter 10: Innovation in Product Design
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. RESULTS AND ANALYSIS
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE TRENDS AND RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 11: Towards Autonomous IoT Logistics Objects
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. IoT INTELLIGENCE ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES AND STANDARDS
      4. INTELLIGENT IoT ARCHITECTURES AND AUTONOMIC BEHAVIOUR
      5. PROOF OF CONCEPT PROTOTYPE
      6. EXPERIMENTATION
      7. DISCUSSIONS AND CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 12: The Human-IoT Ecosystem
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. IOT FUNCTIONS AND CAPABILITIES
      4. CONTEXT
      5. SITUATION THEORY AND CONTEXT
      6. FUTURE DESIGNED STATE IMPLICATIONS
      7. SOLUTION APPROACH: SITUATION THEORY APPLICATION
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH, DISCUSSION, AND CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 13: Computational Business Intelligence, Big Data, and Their Role in Business Decisions in the Age of the Internet of Things
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 14: IoT for Hospitality Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. APPLICATION OF IOT IN HOSPITALY INDUSTRY
      5. DISCUSSION AND RESULTS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors