Advances in E-Business Research (AEBR): 60 Volumes

Advances in E-Business Research (AEBR): 60 Volumes

Series Editor(s): In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)
ISSN: 1935-2700|EISSN: 1935-2719
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Institutions: Print
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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 via telecommunications networks for collaborating with business partners, buying and selling of goods and services, and customer service.  Research in this field continues to develop into a wide range of topics, including marketing, psychology, information systems, accounting, economics, and computer science. 

The Advances in E-Business Research (AEBR) Book Series provides multidisciplinary references for researchers and practitioners in this area. Instructors, researchers, and professionals interested in the most up-to-date research on the concepts, issues, applications, and trends in the e-business field will find this collection, or individual books, extremely useful. This collection contains the highest quality academic books that advance understanding of e-business and addresses the challenges faced by researchers and practitioners.

Topics Covered

  • B2B e-marketplaces
  • Collaborative commerce
  • E-Business Management
  • E-business models and architectures
  • E-business standardizations
  • E-business strategies
  • E-business systems integration
  • E-business technology investment strategies
  • Economics of e-business
  • E-CRM
  • Electronic Communications
  • Electronic Supply Chain Management
  • E-Marketing
  • E-procurement methods
  • E-Services
  • Evaluation methodologies for e-business systems
  • Global e-business
  • Intelligent Agent Technologies
  • Interorganizational information systems
  • Mobile Business Models
  • Online Consumer Behavior
  • Outsourcing and e-business technologies
  • Semantic Web
  • Social Network
  • Sustainable E-business
  • Telework and Telecommuting
  • Trends in e-business models and technologies
  • Trust, Security, and Privacy
  • Valuing e-business assets
  • Virtual Collaboration
  • Virtual organization
  • Web 2.0
  • Web advertising
  • Web Service-Based Business Systems

Titles in Series

Digital Business and Optimizing Operating Strategies
Gökhan Akel (Antalya Akev University, Turkey), Mustafa Atahan Yılmaz (Pamukkale University)
Copyright © 2024. 310 pages.
In the rapidly evolving digital era, businesses undergo profound transformations requiring strategic adaptation and optimization. Digital Business and Optimizing Ope...
Building Smart and Sustainable Businesses With Transformative Technologies
Hamed Nozari (Department of Management, Azad University of the Emirates, Dubai)
Copyright © 2024. 300 pages.
The digital revolution has brought about a significant shift in the business landscape, making it crucial for organizations to adapt and leverage transformative tech...
Role and Impact of Digital Accelerators and Virtual Support Programs on Early-Stage Startups
Marco Lamas (ISLA-IPGT, Portugal), Carlos Miguel Oliveira (ISLA-IPGT, Portugal), Slava Baranovskiy (University of Liverpool, UK)
Copyright © 2023. 300 pages.
Role and Impact of Digital Accelerators and Virtual Support Programs on Early-Stage Startups is a game-changing scholarly resource for entrepreneurs and policymakers...
Metaverse Applications for New Business Models and Disruptive Innovation
Muhammad Anshari (Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei), Muhammad Syafrudin (Sejong University, South Korea), Ganjar Alfian (Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia)
Copyright © 2023. 265 pages.
It is expected that the metaverse will be the next generation of the internet and its online activities and will serve as the foundation for a massive online busines...
Driving Transformative Change in E-Business Through Applied Intelligence and Emerging Technologies
Hamed Taherdoost (University Canada West, Canada)
Copyright © 2022. 307 pages.
Investments in technologies such as the cloud, the internet of things (IoT), and robotic process automation are part of a strategy that helps organizations respond t...
Digital Technologies for Entrepreneurship in Industry 4.0
Elena G. Popkova (MGIMO University, Russia)
Copyright © 2022. 270 pages.
In the digital economy, a new type of business activity, digital entrepreneurship, has developed rapidly and required breakthrough technologies such as blockchain, b...
Virtual Technologies and E-Collaboration for the Future of Global Business
Jingyuan Zhao (University of Toronto, Canada), Joseph Richards (California State University, Sacramento, USA)
Copyright © 2022. 273 pages.
Effective collaboration technologies and tools are critical to the development of contemporary business landscapes, especially as more businesses offer fully remote...
Navigating Digital Communication and Challenges for Organizations
José Gabriel Andrade (University of Minho, Portugal), Teresa Ruão (CECS, Universidade do Minho, Portugal)
Copyright © 2022. 325 pages.
Public involvement has the power to promote an active circulation of media content and can generate economic and cultural value for organizations. The current perspe...
Handbook of Research on Smart Management for Digital Transformation
Belem Barbosa (University of Porto, Portugal), Sandra Filipe (University of Aveiro, Portugal), Claudia Amaral Santos (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2022. 614 pages.
In a global and digital society, businesses are constantly being challenged by innovative and disruptive management strategies. The dramatic changes that took place...
Handbook of Research on Digital Transformation, Industry Use Cases, and the Impact of Disruptive Technologies
Martin George Wynn (University of Gloucestershire, UK)
Copyright © 2022. 487 pages.
Companies from various sectors of the economy are confronted with the new phenomenon of digital transformation and are faced with the challenge of formulating and im...
Handbook of Research on Pathways and Opportunities Into the Business of Esports
Sharon Andrews (University of Houston-Clear Lake, USA), Caroline M. Crawford (University of Houston-Clear Lake, USA)
Copyright © 2021. 473 pages.
Esports have attracted considerable attention over the past few years and become an industry that is projected to continue to increase rapidly. Intersecting with the...
Complex Systems and Sustainability in the Global Auditing, Consulting, and Credit Rating Agency Industries
Michael I. C. Nwogugu (Independent Researcher, Nigeria)
Copyright © 2021. 320 pages.
Current and future issues in the global accounting/consulting, business opportunity, and credit rating agency (CRA) industries can have significant multiplier-effect...
Handbook of Research on Management and Strategies for Digital Enterprise Transformation
Kamaljeet Sandhu (University of New England, Australia)
Copyright © 2021. 443 pages.
From traditional brick and mortar to new start-ups, businesses are harnessing the power of digital enterprise as a cost-effective model to deliver goods and services...
Multidisciplinary Approaches to Crowdfunding Platforms
Carla Sofia Vicente Negrão (University of Coimbra, Portugal), João António Furtado Brito (University of Cape Verde, Cape Verde)
Copyright © 2021. 303 pages.
An emerging area of study in today’s society is the increasing number of crowdfunding platforms across the world. Crowdfunding plays an integral role in global econo...
Impact of Globalization and Advanced Technologies on Online Business Models
Ree C. Ho (Taylor's University, Malaysia), Alex Hou Hong Ng (INTI International University, Malaysia), Mustafa Nourallah (Mid Sweden University, Sweden)
Copyright © 2021. 399 pages.
Online business has been growing progressively and has become the major business platform within the past two decades. The internet bulldozed the development of new...
Rural Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Digital Era
Sachithra Lokuge (RMIT University, Australia), Darshana Sedera (Southern Cross University, Australia)
Copyright © 2021. 337 pages.
Though entrepreneurship has been studied for decades, in recent years, the study of “rural entrepreneurship” has emerged as an upcoming subtopic of the area. With th...
Advanced Digital Architectures for Model-Driven Adaptive Enterprises
Vinay Kulkarni (TCS Research, Tata Consultancy Services, India), Sreedhar Reddy (TCS Research, Tata Consultancy Services, India), Tony Clark (Aston University, Birmingham, UK), Balbir S. Barn (Middlesex University, London, UK)
Copyright © 2020. 364 pages.
The five digital forces (mobility and pervasive computing, cloud, big data, artificial intelligence and robotics, and social media) are poised to bring great academi...
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Digital Transformation and Innovation
Rocci Luppicini (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Copyright © 2020. 368 pages.
Business approaches in today’s society have become technologically-driven and highly-applicable within various professional fields. These business practices have tra...
Implications and Impacts of eSports on Business and Society: Emerging Research and Opportunities
David J. Finch (Mount Royal University, Canada), Norm O'Reilly (University of Guelph, Canada), Gashaw Abeza (Towson University, USA), Brad Clark (Mount Royal University, Canada), David Legg (Mount Royal University, Canada)
Copyright © 2020. 185 pages.
The global gaming market, due to numerous technological advancements in social media networking and live-streaming video, has exploded in recent years. However, this...
Tools and Techniques for Implementing International E-Trading Tactics for Competitive Advantage
Yurdagül Meral (İstanbul Medipol University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2020. 395 pages.
The use of ICT applications has dipped into almost every aspect of the business sector, including trade. With the volume of e-commerce increasing, international trad...
Handbook of Research on Strategic Fit and Design in Business Ecosystems
Umit Hacioglu (Istanbul Medipol University, Turkey)
Copyright © 2020. 775 pages.
With advancing information technology, businesses must adapt to more efficient structures that utilize the latest in robotics and machine learning capabilities in or...
Business Transformations in the Era of Digitalization
Karim Mezghani (Al Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Saudi Arabia & University of Sfax, Tunisia), Wassim Aloulou (Al Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Saudi Arabia & University of Sfax, Tunisia)
Copyright © 2019. 360 pages.
In order to establish and maintain a successful company in the digital age, managers are digitally transforming their organizations to include such tools as disrupti...
E-Manufacturing and E-Service Strategies in Contemporary Organizations
Norman Gwangwava (Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Botswana), Michael Mutingi (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia)
Copyright © 2018. 366 pages.
Continuous improvements in digitized practices have created opportunities for businesses to develop more streamlined processes. This not only leads to higher success...
Multi-Sided Platforms (MSPs) and Sharing Strategies in the Digital Economy: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sergey Yablonsky (St. Petersburg University, Russia)
Copyright © 2018. 192 pages.
Rapid technological advancements have the ability to positively or negatively impact corporate growth and success. Professional leaders and decision makers must cons...
Crowdfunding and Sustainable Urban Development in Emerging Economies
Umar G. Benna (Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria), Abubakar U. Benna (Durham University, UK)
Copyright © 2018. 343 pages.
Economic and societal systems continually evolve as the needs and demands of society change. With the development of new technologies, research, and discoveries, var...
Improving E-Commerce Web Applications Through Business Intelligence Techniques
G. Sreedhar (Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (Deemed University), India)
Copyright © 2018. 363 pages.
As the Internet becomes increasingly interconnected with modern society, the transition to online business has developed into a prevalent form of commerce. While the...
Optimizing Current Practices in E-Services and Mobile Applications
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 366 pages.
In the modern world of mobile applications, the expansion of e-services, self-services, and mobile communication constantly allows for new multidisciplinary developm...
Mobile Platforms, Design, and Apps for Social Commerce
Jean-Éric Pelet (ESCE International Business School, Paris, France)
Copyright © 2017. 411 pages.
While social interactions were once a personal endeavor, more contact is now done virtually. Mobile technologies are an ever-expanding area of research which can ben...
Key Challenges and Opportunities in Web Entrepreneurship
Alexandru Capatina (Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania), Elisa Rancati (University of Milan – Bicocca, Italy & Beta Consulting, Italy)
Copyright © 2017. 291 pages.
The development of web technologies has enhanced the availability of online business opportunities for entrepreneurs. By implementing these new technologies, busines...
The Internet of Things in the Modern Business Environment
In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)
Copyright © 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 applicatio...
Apps Management and E-Commerce Transactions in Real-Time
Sajad Rezaei (Taylor’s University, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2017. 379 pages.
Technology is continuously advancing and changing the way aspects of business are performed. The implementation of mobile business transactions to acquire various ty...
Driving Innovation and Business Success in the Digital Economy
Ionica Oncioiu (Titu Maiorescu University, Romania)
Copyright © 2017. 321 pages.
Advancements in the digital world are bringing about rapid waves of change in organizational management. As such, it is increasingly imperative to discover ways for...
Social Media Listening and Monitoring for Business Applications
N. Raghavendra Rao (FINAIT Consultancy Services, India)
Copyright © 2017. 470 pages.
Social Media has transformed the ways in which individuals keep in touch with family and friends. Likewise, businesses have identified the profound opportunities pre...
Analyzing the Strategic Role of Social Networking in Firm Growth and Productivity
Vladlena Benson (University of West London, UK), Ronald Tuninga (Kingston Business School, UK), George Saridakis (Kingston University, UK)
Copyright © 2017. 525 pages.
Social media platforms have emerged as an influential and popular tool in the digital era. No longer limited to just personal use, the applications of social media h...
Securing Transactions and Payment Systems for M-Commerce
Sushila Madan (University of Delhi, India), Jyoti Batra Arora (Banasthali Vidyapeeth University, India)
Copyright © 2016. 349 pages.
Mobile commerce, or M-commerce, is booming as many utilize their mobile devices to complete transactions ranging from personal shopping to managing and organizing bu...
E-Retailing Challenges and Opportunities in the Global Marketplace
Shailja Dixit (Amity University, India), Amit Kumar Sinha (Amity University, India)
Copyright © 2016. 358 pages.
The internet has become a flexible platform upon which global retail brands can expand and grow. With a greater emphasis on and opportunity for new market opportunit...
Successful Technological Integration for Competitive Advantage in Retail Settings
Eleonora Pantano (Middlesex University London, UK)
Copyright © 2015. 405 pages.
The advent of new technologies has been an impetus for rapid development in several industries, including the area of retail services. These recent advances push ind...
Strategic E-Commerce Systems and Tools for Competing in the Digital Marketplace
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 315 pages.
As financial systems migrate to a pervasive, online environment, business leaders and layman investors alike must adapt to changes in the market brought about by thi...
The Evolution of the Internet in the Business Sector: Web 1.0 to Web 3.0
Pedro Isaías (Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open University), Portugal), Piet Kommers (University of Twente, The Netherlands), Tomayess Issa (Curtin University, Australia)
Copyright © 2015. 407 pages.
Efficiency and Efficacy are crucial to the success of national and international business operations today. With this in mind, businesses are continuously searching...
RFID Technology Integration for Business Performance Improvement
In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 317 pages.
The development of radio-frequency electromagnetic fields for wireless data transmission has presented several new opportunities for sharing, tracking, and reading d...
Integrating Social Media into Business Practice, Applications, Management, and Models
In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)
Copyright © 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 w...
Electronic Payment Systems for Competitive Advantage in E-Commerce
Francisco Liébana-Cabanillas (University of Granada, Spain), Francisco Muñoz-Leiva (University of Granada, Spain), Juan Sánchez-Fernández (University of Granada, Spain), Myriam Martínez-Fiestas (ESAN University, Perú)
Copyright © 2014. 393 pages.
Recent innovations in the field of information technology and communications are radically changing the way international organizations conduct business. In this com...
Trends in E-Business, E-Services, and E-Commerce: Impact of Technology on Goods, Services, and Business Transactions
In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)
Copyright © 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 revolution...
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Business Convergence, Computing, and Legality
Reema Khurana (Institute of Management Technology-Ghaziabad, India), Rashmi Aggarwal (Institute of Management Technology-Ghaziabad, India)
Copyright © 2013. 354 pages.
As digital technologies develop, companies envision new ways to incorporate ever more disparate elements in their products, such as the combination of computing powe...
Research and Development in E-Business through Service-Oriented Solutions
Katalin Tarnay (University of Pannonia, Hungary & Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary), Sandor Imre (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary), Lai Xu (Bournemouth University, UK)
Copyright © 2013. 328 pages.
As businesses are continuously developing new services, procedures, and standards, electronic business has emerged into an important aspect of the science field by p...
Mobile Services Industries, Technologies, and Applications in the Global Economy
In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)
Copyright © 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...
Strategy, Adoption, and Competitive Advantage of Mobile Services in the Global Economy
In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)
Copyright © 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...
Electronic Commerce Management for Business Activities and Global Enterprises: Competitive Advantages
In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)
Copyright © 2012. 516 pages.
Electronic Commerce Management for Business Activities and Global Enterprises: Competitive Advantages is written as an e-commerce textbook for undergraduate and grad...
Strategic and Pragmatic E-Business: Implications for Future Business Practices
Karim Mohammed Rezaul (Glyndwr University, UK)
Copyright © 2012. 496 pages.
In emerging and global economies, e-commerce and e-business have become increasingly necessary components of business strategy and strong catalysts for economic deve...
E-Novation for Competitive Advantage in Collaborative Globalization: Technologies for Emerging E-Business Strategies
Hugh M. Pattinson (University of Western Sydney, Australia), David R. Low (University of Western Sydney, Australia)
Copyright © 2011. 332 pages.
The Web has metamorphosed into a powerful vehicle for the development and delivery of new, emergent products and services, creating vast implications for organizatio...
Electronic Business Interoperability: Concepts, Opportunities and Challenges
Ejub Kajan (State University of Novi Pazar, Serbia)
Copyright © 2011. 778 pages.
Interoperability is a topic of considerable interest for business entities, as the exchange and use of data is important to their success and sustainability. Electro...
Transforming E-Business Practices and Applications: Emerging Technologies and Concepts
In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)
Copyright © 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 o...
Handbook of Research on Mobile Marketing Management
Key Pousttchi (University of Augsburg, Germany), Dietmar G. Wiedemann (University of Augsburg, Germany)
Copyright © 2010. 582 pages.
Mobile communication techniques revolutionize marketing in its gain of consumer time and attention for advertiser support. This groundbreaking type of marketing prov...
Handbook of Research on Telecommunications Planning and Management for Business
In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)
Copyright © 2009. 1211 pages.
Telecommunications planning and management has become increasingly important in this digital economy as significant implications for corporate strategies are constan...
Emergent Strategies for E-Business Processes, Services and Implications: Advancing Corporate Frameworks
In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)
Copyright © 2009. 424 pages.
Recently, e-business applications have evolved beyond business transactions and services to include customer relationship management (CRM), mobile computing, Web min...
Semantic Web for Business: Cases and Applications
Roberto Garcia (University of Lleida, Spain)
Copyright © 2009. 446 pages.
The Semantic Web has been around for some years with recent advances in mature technologies and applications. Lately, its development has been demonstrated in its co...
Cyberlaw for Global E-business: Finance, Payments and Dispute Resolution
Takashi Kubota (Waseda University, Japan)
Copyright © 2008. 318 pages.
As the various types of global e-business grow rapidly, the need to establish adequate cyberlaws is increased. Reformation of domestic and global laws has been under...
E-Business Models, Services and Communications
In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)
Copyright © 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 te...
Social Implications and Challenges of E-Business
Feng Li (University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK)
Copyright © 2007. 242 pages.
The rapid development of the Internet and e-business has created not only lucrative economic opportunities, but also significant social challenges, with profound imp...
E-Business Innovation and Process Management
In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)
Copyright © 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...

Editor(s) Biography

In Lee is a professor in the School of Computer Sciences in the College of Business and Technology at Western Illinois University. He received his MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and Ph.D. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a founding editor-in-chief of the International Journal of E-Business Research. 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 Production Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Computers and Education, Computers in Human Behavior, Computers and Operations Research, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Business Process Management Journal, Journal of E-Commerce in Organizations, International Journal of Simulation and Process Modeling, and others. His current research interests include technologies for SMEs, e-commerce technology development and management, investment strategies for computing technologies, and intelligent simulation systems.

Editorial Advisory Board

In Lee, Western Illinois University, United States

Editorial Advisory Board
Androniki Kavoura, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece
Donald L. Amoroso, Auburn University of Montgomery, United States
Edward T. Chen, Robert J. Manning School of Business, United States
Efstathios Kefallonitis, State University of New York at Oswego, United States
Ejub Kajan, State University of Novi Pazar, Serbia
Ela Ozkan-Canbolat, Cankiri Karatekin University, Turkey
Elisa Arrigo, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Goetz Greve, HSBA Hamburg School of Business Administration, Germany
Hung-Pin Shih, Hsuan Chuang University, Taiwan
Jasmine Yeap, Universiti Sains, Malaysia
Jihui Chen, Illinois State University, United States
Keng-Boon Ooi, UCSI University, Malaysia
Kenneth C.C. Yang, The University of Texas at El Paso, United States
Kijpokin Kasemsap, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Thailand
Maria Petrescu, Nova Southeastern University, United States
Mark Xu, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Ming-Hsiung Hsiao, Shu-Te University, Taiwan
Mohamed A. Nour, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Narasimha Paravastu, University of Central Missouri, United States
Nina Helander, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Nuray Terzi, Marmara University, Turkey
Pengtao Li, California State University, United States
Pingjun Jiang, La Salle University, United States
Preetam Basu, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India
Stuart Dillon, University of Waikato, New Zealand
Vanessa Ratten, La Trobe University, Australia
Wiboon Kittilaksanawong, Saitama University, Japan
Zuopeng (Justin) Zhang, State University of New York at Plattsburgh, United States