Electronic commerce in small to medium-sized enterprises : frameworks, issues and implications

2004, Electronic commerce in small to medium-sized enterprises : frameworks, issues and implications. Edited by Al-Qirim, Nabeel, Idea Group, Hershey, Pa., doi: 10.4018/978-1-59140-146-9.

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Title Electronic commerce in small to medium-sized enterprises : frameworks, issues and implications
Editor(s) Al-Qirim, Nabeel
Publication date 2004
Total pages xv, 370 p.
Publisher Idea Group
Place of Publication Hershey, Pa.
Keyword(s) small business -- technological innovations
electronic commerce
business & economics -- e-commerce -- general
business & economics -- finance
business & economics -- small business
computers -- electronic commerce
computers -- management information systems
Summary Electronic Commerce in Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises: Frameworks, Issues and Implications addresses eCommerce issues in small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in a global setting. The book aims at addressing issues that are of importance to researchers, to students, and to professionals interested in the eCommerce field in SMEs and hence, interested in addressing issues pertaining to theory and to practice.
1. A Framework for Electronic Commerce Research in Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises Pages 1-16
2. E-Commerce and SMEs: A Reflection and the Way Ahead Pages 17-30
3. Small Businesses as Social Formations: Diverse Rationalities in the Context of E-Business Adoption Pages 31-52
4.Business Issues in the 21st Century: An Empirical Study of E-Commerce Adoption in UK and Denmark SMEs Pages 53-68
5.Perceived Barriers and Risks of E-Commerce Supply Chain Management Network Among SMEs in Australia and New Zealand Pages 69-85
6. The Potential of E-Commerce for Remotely Located SMEs: Case Studies from Samoa Pages 86-106
7. Factors Influencing E-Commerce Adoption in Small to Medium Businesses: An Empirical Study in Thailand Pages 107-127
8. Mapping the Diffusion of the Internet Technology Cluster: An Examination of Irish SMEs Pages 128-145
9. SMEs Adoption and Implementation Process of Websites in the Presence of Change Agents Pages 146-164
10. Traits of Successfully E-Enabled Irish SMEs Pages 165-179
11. Assessing the Impact of E-Commerce on SMEs in Value Chains: A Qualitative Approach Pages 180-198
12. Mass Customization and Product Models Pages 199-215
13. E-Transformation of Austrain SMEs: A Concept that Fits the Reality Pages 216-230
14. Solutions to Support Procurement Activities within Industrial Districts Pages 231-247
15.SMEs and the Internet: Re-Engineering Core Business Processes and Defining the Business Proposition for Success Pages 248-271
16.Business-to-Business E-Commerce for Collaborative Supply Chain Design and Development Pages 272-288
17.What Should SMEs do to Succeed in Today's Knowledge-Based Economy? Pages 289-303
18.Community and Regional Portals in Australia: A Role to Play for Small Businesses? Pages 304-321
19.Analyzing the Risk Factors of Moving to a Remote Application Outsourcing Model Pages 322-336
20.The Role of Application Service Providers in the Development of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Pages 337-355
ISBN 159140147X
Language eng
DOI 10.4018/978-1-59140-146-9
Field of Research 150399 Business and Management not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
HERDC Research category A7 Edited book
ERA Research output type A Book
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