Advances in Electronic Business, Volume 1

Advances in Electronic Business, Volume 1

Eldon Y. Li (National Chengchi University, Taiwan) and Timon C. Du (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)
Release Date: July, 2004|Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 356
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-381-4
ISBN13: 9781591403814|ISBN10: 1591403812|EISBN13: 9781591403838
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Advances in Electronic Business advances the understanding of management methods, information technology, and their joint application in business processes. The applications of electronic commerce draw great attention of the practitioners in applying digital technologies to the buy-and-sell activities. This timely book addresses the importance of management and technology issues in electronic business, including collaborative design, collaborative engineering, collaborative decision making, electronic collaboration, communication and cooperation, workflow collaboration, knowledge networking, collaborative e-learning, costs and benefits analysis of collaboration, collaborative transportation and ethics.

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The book is a well balanced mix of scientific literature, management issues and methods for the design and the implementation of e-business enabling technologies. Advances in technology are properly linked to the solutions of real problems and to organizational investments, outlining the importance of commitment and internal learning-by-doing processes to fully obtain the expected results.

– Emilio Paolucci, Politecnico di Torino Technical University, Italy
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Eldon Y. Li is the University Chair Professor of the Department of Management Information Systems at the National Chengchi University, Taiwan and an Emeritus Professor of California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo, California, U.S.A. He is also the Director of NCCU Innovation and Incubation Center and Center for Service Innovation. He was a Professor and the Dean of the College of Informatics, and the Director of the Graduate Institute of Social Informatics at the Yuan Ze University, Taiwan; a member of the Research Grant Review Board for the National Science Council of R.O.C. (2004-2005); a member of University Evaluation Committee for the Ministry of Education in Taiwan (2005); a senior professor of Management Area (1982/1-2007/3) and the Coordinator of MIS Program (1986-1989; 2001-2003) at the Orfalea College of Business, Cal Poly; the Professor and Founding Director of the Graduate Institute of Information Management at the National Chung Cheng University in Chia-Yi, Taiwan (1994-1996); a visiting scholar of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (1999-2000). He holds a bachelor degree in international trade from National Chengchi University in Taiwan and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in information systems and quantitative sciences from Texas Tech University. Dr. Li has published in journals such as Communications of the ACM, Computers & Education, Information & Management, Information Resources Management Journal, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Journal of Management Information Systems, among others. He is the editor-in-chief of International Journal of Electronic Business and International Journal of Information and Computer Security. His research areas include human factors in information technology (IT), strategic IT planning, electronic business management, service science, software engineering, total quality management, IT management, business integration, and e-entrepreneurship.
Dr. Timon C. Du is Associate Professor of Decision Science and Managerial Economics at the Faculty of Business Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. He also serves as the Director of Master of Sciences in Electronic Commerce and Director of Master of Sciences in eBusiness Management. Dr. Du received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University. Currently, his research interests are business intelligence, database management, data mining, logistics, accounting information system and electronic publishing. He has published papers in many leading international journals such as International Journal of Production Research, Communications of ACM, IIE Transactions, International Journal of Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Decision Support Systems, Omega, Information System Technology, and others. He is the executive editor of International Journal of Internet and Enterprise Management, area editor of Web Journal of Chinese Management Review, guest co-editor of Decision Support System, and Editorial and Advisory Board member of International Journal of Electronic Business.
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