Chaudhury's E-Business and E-Commerce Infrastructure: Technologies Supporting the E-Business Initiative serves as a comprehensive primer to both traditional and emerging E-Commerce technologies. Using the Chaudhury text, students with no prior technical knowledge will be able to grasp complex topics such as networking, Internet security, Web languages, and other important subjects in a way that illustrates their use through case studies and practice through completing Web projects.
New concept of understanding E-Commerce and auditing process and its affects on after war Libya. As the credit cards became available to people all over the world, overnight delivery was made possible, and the mail order catalogs began the concept of shopping from home. Since then E-commerce has spread throughout the globe and has been increasing in a pace that is not controllable process. The authors try to open a curtain of doing E-Commerce business through a prism of empirical research.
Adoption of e-commerce is vital for SMEs to survive in competitive global markets. The SMEs in developing countries have recognized the benefits of e-commerce adoption. However, for successful implementation of e-commerce, awareness of various factors affecting the adoption remains crucial. This book discusses the adoption of e-commerce with SMEs in Sri Lanka. As part of basic research, the study attempts to enhance available knowledge by investigating the ‘cost factors' affecting adoption.
In the present era, competition has become tough and unpredictable. Consequently, all organizations, regardless of their size and scope of operation, are facing severe competitive challenges. Accordingly, managers use advanced technology such as e-commerce in their organizations to cope with these challenges quickly and effectively. The present book operates on exploring and explaining different dimensions of e-commerce adoption among SMEs based on the Five Factors of Diffusion of Innovation Model by Rogers.
The development of e-commerce adoption in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries has not been adequately researched to provide depth and practical understanding. This book explores the factors affecting e-commerce adoption in SMEs in a developing country context of Botswana. The research was undertaken in an interpretive paradigm with case studies in nine SMEs. Data collection tools and techniques involved face-to-face semi-structured and unstructured interviews, telephone interviews, website content analysis, document analysis of SME reports and observations. A conceptual framework was developed to capture elements from extant e-commerce adoption literature. This book makes a theoretical and methodological contribution by providing a philosophically-derived interpretive approach for understanding e-commerce adoption factors in developing country SMEs. Strategies and implications of research findings for the selected SMEs are discussed intensively. The book will be useful to managers of SMEs, senior undergraduate and graduate students in information systems, ICT policy makers in government, public and multinational organisations, and ICT managers.