In Lee

In Lee is a professor in the School of Computer Sciences at the College of Business and Technology at Western Illinois University in the US. He is a three-time winner of the Research Excellence Award in the College of Business and Technology at WIU. He has published his research in such journals as Communications of the ACM, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making, Decision Support Systems, and others. Prior to his academic career, he worked for a number of multinational corporations, as well as serving as a consultant for various government agencies and private organizations. His current research interests include digital innovation, web technology development and management, investment strategies for computing technologies, and mobile services. He received his PhD in Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Publications

Diverse Methods in Customer Relationship Marketing and Management
In Lee. © 2018. 333 pages.
Consumer interaction and engagement are vital components to help marketers maintain a lasting relationship with their customers. By developing positive relationships with...
Introduction of Social Media Platforms and Social Media Analytics for Social CRM
In Lee. © 2018. 17 pages.
This chapter reviews customer relationship management, social media platforms, and social media analytics, and discusses how social media platforms and social media analytics are...
A Social Enterprise Business Model and a Case Study of Pacific Community Ventures (PCV)
In Lee. © 2017. 23 pages.
While there have been a significant number of studies in the management and operational side of social enterprise, the current theoretical framework of the business model in the...
The Internet of Things in the Modern Business Environment
In Lee. © 2017. 340 pages.
The industrial internet is a new and upcoming technology that is changing the practices of organizations and corporations everywhere. Through research and application...
An Exploratory Study of the Impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) on Business Model Innovation: Building Smart Enterprises at Fortune 500 Companies
In Lee. © 2017. 18 pages.
This paper introduces IoT categories used to build smart enterprises and discusses how Fortune 500 companies may use various IoT applications to innovate their business models....
The Internet of Things (IoT): Capabilities and Applications for Smart Supply Chain
In Lee. © 2017. 18 pages.
As the Internet of Things (IoT) opens up new business opportunities, firms are trying to understand the impacts of the IoT revolution on their supply chain. Despite the...
Encyclopedia of E-Commerce Development, Implementation, and Management
In Lee. © 2016. 2375 pages.
The convenience of online shopping has driven consumers to turn to the internet to purchase everything from clothing to housewares and even groceries. The ubiquity of online...
Valuation Methods for RFID Investments
In Lee. © 2016. 13 pages.
An Evolutionary Distributed Agent System: A Framework and Application to Manufacturing Design and Control
In Lee, Chandra S. Amaravadi. © 2016. 17 pages.
Information systems are subject to change from the environment. If systems are to be used beyond their initial purpose as conceived during the requirements definition stage, they...
An Exploratory Study of the Impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) on Business Model Innovation: Building Smart Enterprises at Fortune 500 Companies
In Lee. © 2016. 15 pages.
This paper introduces IoT categories used to build smart enterprises and discusses how Fortune 500 companies may use various IoT applications to innovate their business models....
RFID Technology Integration for Business Performance Improvement
In Lee. © 2015. 317 pages.
The development of radio-frequency electromagnetic fields for wireless data transmission has presented several new opportunities for sharing, tracking, and reading digital...
RFID Technology in Business and Valuation Methods
In Lee. © 2015. 19 pages.
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) became one of the major disruptive innovations that have attracted the attention of researchers and practitioners around the world....
Trends in E-Business, E-Services, and E-Commerce: Impact of Technology on Goods, Services, and Business Transactions
In Lee. © 2014. 347 pages.
The emergence of internet technologies have provided organizations and customers with access to vast amounts of data, information, and services which have revolutionized the...
Integrating Social Media into Business Practice, Applications, Management, and Models
In Lee. © 2014. 325 pages.
Social networking has emerged as a predominant form of communication and human interaction. Businesses have also adopted social networks as a means for interacting with consumers...
Social Media for Business Model Improvement
In Lee. © 2014. 14 pages.
This chapter reviews some of the major business applications of social media and discusses how social media applications are used to support business model improvement. Social...
Strategy, Adoption, and Competitive Advantage of Mobile Services in the Global Economy
In Lee. © 2013. 451 pages.
As business paradigm shifts from a desktop-centric environment to a data-centric mobile environment, mobile services provide numerous new business opportunities, and in some...
Mobile Applications and Knowledge Advancements in E-Business
In Lee. © 2013. 321 pages.
The emergence of electronic business is one of the most profound changes that revolutionized the process of buying, selling, and exchanging products and services over the...
Mobile Services Industries, Technologies, and Applications in the Global Economy
In Lee. © 2013. 368 pages.
As business paradigms shift from desktop-centric environments to data-centric mobile environments, mobile services create numerous new business opportunities. At the same time...
Justifying RFID Investment to Enable Mobile Service Applications in Manufacturing and Supply Chain
In Lee. © 2013. 24 pages.
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology is rapidly expanding its application area from simple inventory management to advanced location tracking and supply chain...
Justifying RFID Investment to Enable Mobile Service Applications in Manufacturing and Supply Chain
In Lee. © 2013. 24 pages.
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology is rapidly expanding its application area from simple inventory management to advanced location tracking and supply chain...
Advances in E-Business Research
In Lee. 2012.
Technology has played a vital role in the emergence of e-business and its applications incorporate strategies. These processes have aided in the use of electronic transactions...
Transformations in E-Business Technologies and Commerce: Emerging Impacts
In Lee. © 2012. 373 pages.
As e-business grows around the world, there is an increased need for resources that assist in the understanding of the key aspects and implications related to these technologies....
Electronic Commerce Management for Business Activities and Global Enterprises: Competitive Advantages
In Lee. © 2012. 516 pages.
Electronic Commerce Management for Business Activities and Global Enterprises: Competitive Advantages is written as an e-commerce textbook for undergraduate and graduate students...
E-Business Applications for Product Development and Competitive Growth: Emerging Technologies
In Lee. © 2011. 504 pages.
As the Web paradigm shifted from the business-centered to user-centered one (this paradigm shift has become known as “Web 2.0”) it has become a Web platform as a method to...
Overview of Emerging Web 2.0-Based Business Models and Web 2.0 Applications in Businesses: An Ecological Perspective
In Lee. © 2011. 16 pages.
Web 2.0 offers business organizations an array of new ways to interact with customers and partners. Web 2.0 is continuously evolving and offers new business models and support...
International Journal of Customer Relationship Marketing and Management (IJCRMM)
Riyad Eid. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of Customer Relationship Marketing and Management (IJCRMM) addresses critical success factors for CRM implementation, activities that are affected by...
Transforming E-Business Practices and Applications: Emerging Technologies and Concepts
In Lee. © 2010. 546 pages.
As e-business grows vital to managers across the globe, there is a need for resources that assist in their understanding of key aspects and implications of related organizational...
Encyclopedia of E-Business Development and Management in the Global Economy
In Lee. © 2010. 1458 pages.
As globalization and competition pose new opportunities and challenges, firms strive to discover effective and efficient e-business models and applications to contribute to their...
Global Perspectives on Small and Medium Enterprises and Strategic Information Systems: International Approaches
Pratyush Bharati, In Lee, Abhijit Chaudhury. © 2010. 410 pages.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a critical role in rejuvenating and sustaining the modern economy, generating substantial employment and serving as important...
E-Recruiting: Sources, Opportunities, and Challenges
In Lee. © 2010. 9 pages.
Recently, a web-enabled e-recruiting emerged quickly as a powerful method for both job seekers and recruiters. E-recruiting has driven companies to redesign the recruiting...
Electronic Business: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
In Lee. © 2009. 2838 pages.
Over the course of a few short years, electronic business has advanced from a buzzword to a thriving new channel for the delivery of goods and services and the mediation of...
Emergent Strategies for E-Business Processes, Services and Implications: Advancing Corporate Frameworks
In Lee. © 2009. 424 pages.
Recently, e-business applications have evolved beyond business transactions and services to include customer relationship management (CRM), mobile computing, Web mining...
Handbook of Research on Telecommunications Planning and Management for Business
In Lee. © 2009. 1211 pages.
Telecommunications planning and management has become increasingly important in this digital economy as significant implications for corporate strategies are constantly being...
Selected Readings on Information Technology and Business Systems Management
In Lee. © 2009. 566 pages.
Selected Readings on Information Technology and Business Systems Management supplements course instruction and student research with quality articles focused on key issues...
Triangular Strategic Analysis for Hybrid E-Retailers
In Lee. © 2009. 7 pages.
Based on a number of e-channel case studies and strategic management theories, this short article presents (1) an overview of a triangular strategic analysis and (2) an example...
E-Business Models, Services and Communications
In Lee. © 2008. 463 pages.
With the rapid advancement in information technologies, e-business is rapidly growing in significance and is having a direct impact upon business applications and technologies....
E-Business Innovation and Process Management
In Lee. © 2007. 398 pages.
E-business research is currently one of the most active research areas. With the rapid advancement in information technologies, e-business is growing in significance and is...
E-Recruiting System Development and Architecture
In Lee. © 2007. 24 pages.
At this time of hyper-competition and rapid environmental changes, one of the most critical sources of competitive advantage is to attract and retain talented workers....
Office Depot's E-Commerce Evolution
In Lee. © 2006. 13 pages.
Office Depot Inc., founded in 1986, is currently known as one of the leaders in the office supplies industry. Office Depot’s distribution channels include stores, direct mail...
Office Depot's E-Commerce Evolution
In Lee. © 2005. 13 pages.
Office Depot Inc., founded in 1986, is currently known as one of the leaders in the office supplies industry. Office Depot’s distribution channels include stores, direct mail...
The Evolution of E-Recruiting: A Content Analysis of Fortune 100 Career Web Sites
In Lee. © 2005. 12 pages.
Given hyper-competition and rapid environmental changes, one of the most critical sources of competitive advantage is attracting and retaining talented workers. E-recruiting is...
E-Recruiting: Categories and Analysis of Fortune 100 Career Web Sites
In Lee. © 2005. 15 pages.
Since the mid-1990s, a number of e-recruiting methods such as job boards, corporate career Web sites, and e-recruiting consortia have been introduced into the labor market....
Triangular Strategic Analysis for Hybrid E-Retailers
In Lee. © 2005. 7 pages.
For traditional retailers, the success of an e-channel lies largely in formulating and implementing a sound e-channel strategy that leverages their resource base. Numerous...
An E-Channel Development Framework for Hybrid E-Retailers
In Lee. © 2003. 15 pages.
Due to the profound impact of e-commerce on organizations, e-channel development emerged as one of the most important challenges that managers face. Unfortunately, studies...