E-Procurement in Emerging Economies: Theory and Cases

E-Procurement in Emerging Economies: Theory and Cases

Ashis K. Pani (XLRI, India) and Amit Agrahari (SETLabs – Infosys Technologes Ltd, India)
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Release Date: January, 2007|Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 360
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-153-7
ISBN13: 9781599041537|ISBN10: 1599041537|EISBN13: 9781599041551|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781599041544
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Information systems are shaped by the environment in which they operate, and e-Procurement in Emerging Economies: Theory and Cases explains how e-procurement is shaped in emerging economies. Contributors from Italy, China, India, Turkey, Slovenia, Australia, and UK have submitted case studies and theoretical insights on e-procurement and its implications for emerging economies, covering a gamut of issues that are relevant to understand how Web-based function and services effect buyer supplier interactions in emerging economies.

e-Procurement in Emerging Economies: Theory and Cases presents issues such as legal, technical, cultural and social analysis on e-procurement, and offers technical and managerial solutions to professionals in different emerging economies and industries.

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Case studies from Italy, China, India, Turkey, Slovenia, and Australia demonstrate how Web-based function and services affect buyer-supplier interactions in emerging economies. Contributors in industrial engineering, computer science, management, and business information systems first elaborate on theoretical underpinnings related to e-procurement, then focus on country-level analysis.

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Editor Biographies
Prof. Ashis K. Pani, Chairman, Information Systems Area, XLRI Jamshedpur and the Co-ordinator of the Center for e-Business. His research and teaching focus on how businesses can effectively use information technology (IT) in general and the Internet in particular. His current areas of interest are e-Business, e-SCM, e-Procurement, e-CRM, e-Security, IT Outsourcing and application of AI techniques. Presently member of the Indian Association of Research in Computing Sciences (IARCS) and Computer Society of India (CSI).
Amit Agrahari is associated with Infosys Technologies Ltd, Bangalore, India. He is currently working with the Software Engineering and Technology Labs, where he is involved in research on experience co-creation and business transformation. He is a fellow of XLRI – Jamshedpur and holds a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics and statistics. His area of interest includes social network, e-procurement, and application of game theory. His research appeared in several international journal and conferences.
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