Introduction to E-commerce discusses the foundations and key aspects of E-commerce while focusing on the latest developments in the E-commerce industry. Practical case studies offer a useful reference for dealing with various issues in E-commerce such as latest applications, management techniques, or psychological methods. Dr. Zheng Qin is currently Director of the E-Commerce Institute of Xi’an Jiaotong University.
Offering both real-world and theoretical perspectives, this book features exceptionally comprehensive yet manageable coverage of a broad spectrum of E-commerce essentials from a global point of view. Extremely user-friendly and practical, it features vignettes, application cases, and real-world cases in each chapter. Market Mechanisms. Products and Services. Market Research and Advertisement. Company-Centric. Exchanges and Collaboration. E-Government, B2E. M-Commerce. Infrastructure and Application Developments. Privacy, Legal and Security. Payments and Order Fulfillment. Strategy, Going global, and Internet Communities. For anyone interested in e-commerce. Ideal for busy
Lecture Notes from the year 2014 in the subject Computer Science - Commercial Information Technology, - (International Islamic University Chittagong, Bangladesh), course: Computer Application in Business, language: English, abstract: E-Commerce is a hot topic over decades. This document will give an idea of E-Commerce technology and its perspective in Bangladesh. This lecture note was prepared for the course named 'Computer Application in Business' at Department of Business Administration, International Islamic University Chittagong, Bangladesh.
This is a complete update of the best-selling undergraduate textbook on Electronic Commerce (EC). New to this 4th Edition is the addition of material on Social Commerce (two chapters); a new tutorial on the major EC support technologies, including cloud computing, RFID, and EDI; ten new learning outcomes; and video exercises added to most chapters. Wherever appropriate, material on Social Commerce has been added to existing chapters. Supplementary material includes an Instructor’s Manual; Test Bank questions for each chapter; Powerpoint Lecture Notes; and a Companion Website that includes EC support technologies as well as online files. The book is organized into 12 chapters grouped into 6 parts. Part 1 is an Introduction to E-Commerce and E-Marketplaces. Part 2 focuses on EC Applications, while Part 3 looks at Emerging EC Platforms, with two new chapters on Social Commerce and Enterprise Social Networks. Part 4 examines EC Support Services, and Part 5 looks at E-Commerce Strategy and Implementation. Part 6 is a collection of online tutorials on Launching Online Businesses and EC Projects, with tutorials focusing on e-CRM; EC Technology; Business Intelligence, including Data-, Text-, and Web Mining; E-Collaboration; and Competition in Cyberspace. the following="" tutorials="" are="" not="" related="" to="" any="" specific="" chapter.="" they="" cover="" the="" essentials="" ec="" technologies="" and="" provide="" a="" guide="" relevant="" resources.="" p
Marketplace Solutions, Security Issues, and Supply and Demand
Author: Jimingx Liu,Yiming Ye
Among the many changes brought by the Internet is the emergence of electronic commerce over the Web. E-commerce activities, such as the online exchange of information, services, and products, are opening up completely new opportunities for business, at new levels of productivity and profitability. In parallel with the emergence of e-commerce, intelligent software agents as entities capable of independent action in open, unpredictable environments have matured into a promising new technology. Quite naturally, e-commerce agents hold great promise for exploiting the Internet's full potential as an electronic marketplace. The 20 coherently written chapters in this book by leading researchers and professionals present the state of the art in agent-mediated e-commerce. Researchers, professionals, and advanced students interested in e-commerce or agent technology will find this book an indispensable source of information and reference.
The growth of the Internet continues to influence our lives and businesses. Irrespective of their type and size, all firms and organizations are rethinking their strategies and operations. An increasing number of businesses are using e-commerce to gain competitive advantage. However, doing e-commerce is complex and requires understanding a vast array of topics. This book provides coverage of essential topics in E-commerce i.e. technology infrastructure, building blocks of e-commerce, online marketing, online payment systems, online business models, online business environment issues, website usability, e-commerce strategy, mobile commerce, and e-CRM/e-SCM. Compared with available texts on e-commerce, the perspective of this book is global e-commerce. The book is written in simple language, provides up-to-date coverage of material and associated research, and filled with examples to support material presented. This book is useful for undergrad and graduate students, professionals, and anyone looking to gain a solid foundation to continue their learning of dynamic e-commerce environment.
An Introduction to e-Business provides the contemporary knowledge of the key issues affecting the modern e-business environment and links theory and practice of management strategies relating to e-business. This book brings together the most cogent themes for an introduction to e-business and constitutes a valuable contribution to formalising common themes for teaching the subject in higher education. It brings together theoretical perspectives based on academic research and the application of e-business strategies. These concepts are further explored in the six case studies that follow the set chapters. This new textbook integrates the main themes to provide a complete picture of the key elements relevant to an introductory text in e-business. To fully appreciate the e-business environment it is necessary to understand the links between the different disciplines that come together to form
An Introduction to e-Business provides the contemporary knowledge of the key issues affecting the modern e-business environment and links theory and practice of management strategies relating to e-business. This book brings together the most cogent themes for an introduction to e-business and constitutes a valuable contribution to formalising common themes for teaching the subject in higher education. It brings together theoretical perspectives based on academic research and the application of e-business strategies. These concepts are further explored in the six case studies that follow the set chapters. This new textbook integrates the main themes to provide a complete picture of the key elements relevant to an introductory text in e-business. To fully appreciate the e-business environment it is necessary to understand the links between the different disciplines that come together to form that environment. * Integrates business, management, strategic management, technology, marketing and economics within the context of e- business * Provides practical insight by including a selection of in depth case studies on high profile companies, such as Amazon.com, e-Bay and Google * Text is supported by web material supplying further case study material, Q&As and additional sources of information
Master the technological tools of today′s accounting profession In your grandfather′s day, the ledger book was the accountant′s bible. Today, technology is king. From simple programs such as UBS and MYOB to complex enterprise–level systems, accounting systems play a critical function in maintaining accounting data and administering internal controls in any organization. Any aspiring accountant must fully grasp how information systems work, what their capabilities are, and their incorporation into a company′s business processes and internal controls. Stressing simplicity and accessibility while avoiding confusing jargon, Accounting Information Systems: The Processes and Control introduces you in simple and clear language to the technology utilized by accountants. Using simple process maps, document flowcharts, and data flow diagrams, this comprehensive yet easily comprehended book defines business processes and explains the foundational concepts of accounting information systems (AIS). It goes on to give you a solid understanding of: ∗ The proper control environment for overseeing and controlling processes ∗ Ethics and fraud prevention, corporate and IT governance, and auditing procedures, including the COSO framework and the Trust Principles ∗ Business processes––from revenue and cash collection to expenditure and administrative––and the internal controls in organizations ∗ The hardware, software, and systems that support the business processes Offering real–world examples, helpful screen captures, exercises, and other features designed to enhance your mastery of the material, this book prepares you for working with the accounting information systems that are so essential to the profession today.
New in the Second Edition Contains over 60% new material Complete and extensive glossary will be added Complete revision and update of the security chapter (reflecting the recent Yahoo experience) Strengthened coverage of E-Business to Business Increased and redesigned case studies Increased European and international coverage Revised, expanded, and enhanced illustrations New, attractive text design with features such as margin notes Increased size of tables containing website contacts Redesigned cover * Contains over 60% new material * Complete and extensive glossary will be added * Complete revision and update of the security chapter (reflecting the recent Yahoo experience) * Strengthened coverage of E-Business to Business * Increased and redesigned case studies * Increased European and international coverage * Revised, expanded, and enhanced illustrations * New, attractive text design with features such as margin notes * Increased size of tables containing website contacts * Redesigned cover
This four-part overview of electronic commerce offers a more thorough and technical view of the subject than many recent books on the subject. The book provides a balance of theories, applications, and hands-on material. Electronic Commerce is divided into four parts: Electronic Commerce Basics, Electronic Commerce Supporting Activities, Implementation and Management Issues in Electronic Commerce, and Appendix and Glossary. The book's chapters begin with introductions of leading companies with significant e-commerce expertise and at least two small case studies. They include 10 or more hands-on exercises, encouraging readers to explore and analyze sites, and a list of key terms and bibliographic citations. They conclude with 25-30 review questions and 6-10 projects for further investigation. Offers a generalist's overview of the field and its major players for people with little or no technical background Every chapter starts with an industry profile and two information boxes, which serve as case studies and point to practical applications Projects and hands-on exercises conclude each chapter
Provides an overview of electronic commerce and discusses the importance of security on the Internet, consumer and business markets, online catalogs, electronic consumer support, and strategies for conducting business online