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.
TABLE OF CONTENTS 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
Field of Research
150399 Business and Management not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective
970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
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