The Social and Cognitive Impacts of e-Commerce on Modern Organizations

The Social and Cognitive Impacts of e-Commerce on Modern Organizations

Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
Release Date: July, 2003|Copyright: © 2004 |Pages: 350
ISBN13: 9781591402497|ISBN10: 1591402492|EISBN13: 9781591402503|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-249-7


The Social and Cognitive Impacts of E-Commerce on Modern Organizations includes articles addressing the social, cultural, organizational, and cognitive impacts of e-commerce technologies and advances on organizations around the world. Looking specifically at the impacts of electronic commerce on consumer behavior, as well as the impact of e-commerce on organizational behavior, development, and management in organizations.

This important new book aims to expand the overall body of knowledge regarding the human aspects of electronic commerce technologies and utilization in modern organizations and to assist researchers and practitioners to devise more effective systems for managing the human side of e-commerce.

Reviews and Testimonials

Many organizations will find this book insightful in maximizing their customer potential in the online marketplace. This compilation of timely articles goes beyond the technological aspect of electronic commerce by addressing customers buying patterns, habits, and motives. It takes a closer look at local and global issues associated with establishing a Web presence. The topics discussed range from evaluating consumer technology use to investigating how agent technology can be utilized to assist customers. Because it is inclusive of both theory and practice, this book is highly recommended for researchers and practitioners alike.

– Dr. Shirley Ann Becker, Northern Arizona University

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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.