Advanced Topics in Electronic Commerce, Volume 1

Advanced Topics in Electronic Commerce, Volume 1

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Release Date: May, 2005|Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 372
ISBN13: 9781591408192|ISBN10: 1591408199|EISBN13: 9781591408215|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-819-2


The Advanced Topics in Electronic Commerce Series provides comprehensive coverage and understanding of the social, cultural, organizational, human, and cognitive impacts of the EC technologies and advances on organizations around the world. These impacts include those of EC on consumer behavior as well as on organizational behavior, development, and management in organizations. Advanced Topics in Electronic Commerce, Volume 1 is the first release in this series.

In our present era, electronic commerce has taken the stage as a necessary ingredient in education, manufacturing, and even research. Individuals involved in researching, improving, and using e-commerce need a strong resource to provide ideas and information on the utilization of these new technologies and what possibilities e-commerce offers.

Advanced Topics in Electronic Commerce, Volume 1 presents a wide range of the most current research in the adoption of e-commerce, e-business, and e-government. This inaugural volume will assist researchers, educators, and professionals in understanding the necessary components for e-technologies and how to best adopt these elements into their own classrooms, workplaces, and organizations throughout the world.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., received his Doctorate in Business Administration from the Nova Southeastern University (Florida, USA). Dr. Khosrow-Pour taught undergraduate and graduate information system courses at the Pennsylvania State University – Harrisburg for almost 20 years. He is currently Executive Editor at IGI Global ( He also serves as Executive Director of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) ( and Executive Director of the World Forgotten Children’s Foundation ( He is the author/editor of more than 100 books in information technology management. He is also currently the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Green Computing, International Journal of Library and Information Services, International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and International Journal of Natural Computing Research, and is also the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Information Resources Management Journal, Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations, Journal of Cases on Information Technology, and the Journal of Information Technology Research, and has authored more than 50 articles published in various conference proceedings and scholarly journals.