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Transformations in E-Business Technologies and Commerce

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Transformations in E-Business Technologies and Commerce: Emerging Impacts is both a snapshot of e-business as it is today and a window into the many developments already underway. In some cases, it is a forecast of areas yet to be developed. This book will serve as an integrated e-business knowledge base for those who are interested in the advancement of e-business theory and practice through a variety of research methods including theoretical, experimental, case, and survey research methods.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Preface
    1. Emerging Web 2.0-Based Based Business Models
    2. Literature Review
    3. 3. Emerging Web 2.0-Based Business Models
    4. 4. Conclusion
  5. Chapter 1: To Bid or to Buy?
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATED WORKS AND HYPOTHESES
    4. PRELIMINARY INTERVIEWS
    5. STUDY SURVEY
    6. RESULTS
    7. GENERAL DISCUSSION
    8. APPENDIX: Questionnaire
  6. Chapter 2: Overcoming Visibility Issues in a Small-to-Medium Retailer Using Automatic Identification and Data Capture Technology
    1. Abstract
    2. 1 Introduction
    3. 2 Literature Review
    4. 3 Methodology
    5. 4 Current Inventory Issues
    6. 5 Key Challenges of the Small-to-Medium Retailer
    7. 6 Comparison of Present Mode of Operation (PMO) and Future Mode of Operation (FMO)
    8. 7 Critical Response to Future Mode of Operation (FMO)
    9. 8 Conclusion
  7. Chapter 3: The Hispanic View of E-mail, Popup, and Banner Advertising
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Conclusion
  8. Chapter 4: A Trade Value Perspective on Ecommerce Research
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. EXISTING LITERATURE ON CHANNEL-STRUCTURES
    4. TRANSACTION COST AND TRANSACTION VALUE PERSPECTIVES
    5. Trade Inhibitors and Trade Enhancers
    6. TRADE VALUE FRAMEWORK
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. Appendix A: Major Research on the Impact of Internet on Channel-structure
  9. Chapter 5: Effects of e-CRM Value Perceptions on Website Loyalty
    1. Abstract
    2. Background
    3. Research Method
    4. Conclusion and Suggestions
  10. Chapter 6: An Exploratory Look at Attributes of Internet Use and Adoption by Franchisees
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Review of Literature
    4. Study Purpose and Research Question
    5. Study Design and Methodology
    6. Key Findings
    7. Franchisee Context Specific Behavior and Implications for Franchisors
    8. Conclusion and Future Research
  11. Chapter 7: Towards an Understanding of User Acceptance to Use Biometrics Authentication Systems in E-Commerce
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Literature Review
    4. Research Model and Hypothesis Development
    5. Experimental Approach
    6. Data Analysis and Results
    7. Evaluating the Hypothesised Model
    8. Discussion
    9. Limitations and Directions for Future Research
    10. Conclusion and Managerial Implications
  12. Chapter 8: An Empirical Study of Predicting Hong Kong Consumers’ Online Shopping Intentions
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Literature Review and Research Model
    4. Discussions
    5. Conclusion, Limitations and Future Research
  13. Chapter 9: Effects of Website Interactivity on E-Loyalty
    1. Abstract
    2. Background
    3. Literature Review
  14. Chapter 10: From Virtual Organization to E-Business
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Virtual Organization Structures
    4. Metaphorical Analysis
    5. Metaphors of Virtual Organization
    6. 1. Components
    7. 2. Commitment
    8. 3. Process
    9. 4. Centrality
    10. 5. Facility
    11. 6. Culture
    12. 7. Norm
    13. Structuration of Virtual Organization
    14. E-Business: Virtual Organizational Transformation
  15. Chapter 11: Taking a Strategic Alliance Approach to Enhance M-Commerce Development
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Methodology
    4. Multi-Case Studies of Inter-firm Alliances in M-Commerce
    5. Challenges and Strategies – Cross-Case Analysis
    6. Conclusion and Future Research
  16. Chapter 12: The Impact of the Internet on Marketing Strategy
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Conceptual Background and Discussion
    4. Managerial Implications
    5. Conclusion
  17. Chapter 13: Coping with Manufacturers’ Dilemma in the E-Commerce Era
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Literature Review
    4. Theorectical Development and the Relational Model
    5. The Strategic Framework
    6. Discussion
  18. Chapter 14: Governance Mechanisms in Internet-Based Affiliate Marketing Programs in Spain
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Research background
    4. Data Collection and Analysis
    5. RESULTS
    6. DISCUSSION
  19. Chapter 15: Software Firm Cost Structure and Its Impact on IPOs in the E-Commerce Era
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Conclusion and Future Research
  20. Chapter 16: An Empirical Study of the Impact of Brand Name on Personal Customers’ Adoption of Internet Banking in Hong Kong
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Research Methodology
    4. Results and Discussions
    5. Conclusion and Implications
    6. Appendix 1. 26 items in the survey questionnaire
    7. Appendix 2. Regression weights of constrained, measurement invariance and structural invariance models (Table 11)
  21. Chapter 17: A Study of the Impact of Individual Differences on Online Shopping
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Research and Hypothesis
    4. Data Analysis and Results
    5. Testing the Research Model
    6. Conclusion and Limitations
    7. Appendix 1
  22. Chapter 18: The Influence of Quality on E-Commerce Success
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Theoretical Background
    4. Research Framework
    5. Results
    6. Discussion
    7. Conclusions and Further Research
    8. Appendix A
  23. Compilation of References
  24. About the Contributors
  25. Index