Mobile Applications and Knowledge Advancements in E-Business

Mobile Applications and Knowledge Advancements in E-Business

In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)
Release Date: August, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 321
ISBN13: 9781466619609|ISBN10: 1466619600|EISBN13: 9781466619616|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-1960-9

Description

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 Internet. There is a growing demand in electronic business research that will provide insights into issues, challenges, and solutions related to the successful application and management aspects of electronic business.

Mobile Applications and Knowledge Advancements in E-Business covers emerging e-business theories, architectures, and technologies that are emphasized to stimulate and disseminate cutting-edge information into research and business communities in a timely fashion. The secondary objective of this publication is to develop a comprehensive framework of e-business by taking a multidisciplinary approach to understanding e-business and its implications on businesses and economies. This book will serve as an integrated e-business knowledge base for those who are interested in learning about the advancement of e-business theory and practice through a variety of research methods including theoretical, experimental, case, and survey research methods.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • E-business standardizations
  • E-business strategies
  • E-business systems integration
  • E-finance
  • E-healthcare
  • Economics of e-business
  • Mobile Commerce
  • Online Communities
  • Online consumer behavior
  • Outsourcing and e-business technologies
  • Semantic Web

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

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 two-time winner of the Research Excellence Award in the College of Business and Technology at WIU and is the 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, Decision Support Systems, Computers and Operations Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Business Horizons, Knowledge and Process Management, Journal of Small Business Management, Management Decision, Computers and Education, International Small Business Journal, Computers in Human Behavior, Business Process Management Journal, Computers and Industrial Engineering, 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 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.