The Role of eServices and Transactions for Integrated Value Chains

The Role of eServices and Transactions for Integrated Value Chains

Michael P. Papazoglou (Tilburg University, The Netherlands), Jian Yang (Tilburg University, The Netherlands) and Aphrodite Tsalgatidou (University of Athens, Greece)
Copyright: © 2002 |Pages: 35
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-930708-09-9.ch011
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eCommerce has been well established for several years, particularly using Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) over private or value-added networks. The advent of the Internet and the World Wide Web has given a further push to eCommerce and has been dramatically changing the way business is conducted. Enterprises, in order to be competitive, form powerful business alliances that offer services and products by utilizing the autonomous and heterogeneous infrastructure provided by the independent partners. Such extended corporations reach out not only with business relationships. They also integrate their business processes and information systems with company value chains being transformed to integrated value chains for efficiently supporting this new model of extended enterprises. This chapter gives an overview of the technological challenges for B2B eCommerce and integrated value chains. It explains how adaptive business objects and controlled interoperability on one hand, and e-services on the other, are the key enabling technologies to the challenge of integrated value chains and then discusses how business transactions can be combined with eServices to provide flexible electronic business solutions.

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Merrill Warkentin
Chapter 1
Paul A. Pavlou, Omar A. El Sawy
The Internet is transforming and reshaping the nature of interorganizational commerce by enabling many new types of interfirm electronic exchanges.... Sample PDF
A Classification Scheme for B2B Exchanges and Implications for Interorganizational eCommerce
Chapter 2
Norm Archer, Judith Gebauer
The use of Internet and Web technologies between organizations has gained much attention in recent years. Termed business-to-business (B2B)... Sample PDF
B2B Applications to Support Business Transactions: Overview and Management Considerations
Chapter 3
John M. Gallaugher, Suresh C. Ramanathan
This chapter provides an overview of critical issues associated with crafting a valuable and sustainable electronic marketplace. In order to provide... Sample PDF
Online Exchanges and Beyond: Issues and Challenges in Crafting Successful B2B Marketplaces
Chapter 4
Paul A. Pavlou
Although the notion of impersonal trust is not new, its significance has dramatically increased with the emergence of interorganizational eCommerce.... Sample PDF
Impersonal Trust in B2B Electronic Commerce: A Process View
Chapter 5
Seng Kwong Gwee, Albert Wee Kwan Tan
This chapter provides an overview on the use of business-to-business (B2B) eCommerce by Singapore companies as a means of streamlining their... Sample PDF
From EDI to Internet Commerce in Supply Chain Management: The Singapore Experience
Chapter 6
Darren Meister
The aim of this chapter is to enable managers in manufacturing organizations to recognize and anticipate common concerns in implementing... Sample PDF
Manufacturing Connectedness: Managerial Challenges and Solutions
Chapter 7
ManMohan S. Sodhi
In this chapter, I examine supply-chain-related challenges that eMarketplaces and existing companies face as business-to-business eCommerce... Sample PDF
Supply-Chain Challenges for B2B eCommerce with Examples from the Chemical Industry
Chapter 8
Ahmad Kayed, Robert M. Colomb
While there are many proposals to automate the buying and selling process, there has been no actual attempt to automate the tendering process... Sample PDF
Business-to-Business Electronic Commerce: Electronic Tendering
Chapter 9
Paul A. Pavlou, Ann Majchrzak
This chapter argues that the three most commonly used perspectives in conducting research on business-to-business (B2B) eCommerce-transaction cost... Sample PDF
Structuration Theory: Capturing the Complexity of Business-to-Business Intermediaries
Chapter 10
Paul Timmers, Jorge Gasos
Agent technologies have proved to provide adequate solutions to some of the challenges posed by the new business models that are arising in the... Sample PDF
Agent Technologies and Business Models for Electronic Commerce
Chapter 11
Michael P. Papazoglou, Jian Yang, Aphrodite Tsalgatidou
eCommerce has been well established for several years, particularly using Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) over private or value-added networks.... Sample PDF
The Role of eServices and Transactions for Integrated Value Chains
Chapter 12
Janice M. Burn, Ray Hackney
This chapter proposes a new approach to strategic planning for eBusiness systems which incorporates a three-stage investigation using value, supply... Sample PDF
Creating Virtual Alliances Through Value Chain Management: An Innovative Approach to eBusiness Strategy
Chapter 13
Merrill Warkentin
Transparent end-to-end business process integration is the leading edge of today’s business-to-business electronic commerce revolution. Firms enter... Sample PDF
Dynamic Digital Process Integration in Business-to-Business Networks
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