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What is Business-to-Employee (B2E) e-strategy

Encyclopedia of E-Business Development and Management in the Global Economy
Electronic means used to facilitate communication between your employees and to help them in carrying out their jobs
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Assessing Relational E-Strategy Supporting Business Relationships
Anne-Marie Croteau (Concordia University, Canada), Anne Beaudry (Concordia University, Canada), and Justin Holm (Concordia University, Canada)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-611-7.ch028
As per the Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce, the estimate of U.S. retail e-commerce sales for the first quarter of 2009 was $31.7 billion. For the same period, e-commerce accounted for 3.5 percent of total sales with a value of $30.2 billion sales. As electronic business (e-business) has become essential in our economy, organizations have begun to demand a return on their investment in such endeavors (Damanpour and Damanpour, 2001). More recently, research indicates that webbased technologies enhance performance when the environmental pressures are high, the technical capabilities within the organization are well integrated, and the management team highly supports and sees value in e-business initiatives (Sanders, 2007). An extensive and diverse body of literature has been produced regarding e-business. One research angle that lacked over the years is the definition and assessment of an e-business strategy (e-strategy). Some efforts were made in evaluating e-strategy through an electronic simulation (Ha and Forgianne, 2006). Another recent research observed that human, technological and business capabilities and e-business implementation influence the business performance at various levels (Coltman, Devinney, and Midgley, 2007). However, both studies did not develop an e-strategy construct empirically tested with managers.
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