Asia's Digital Dividends: How Asia-Pacific's Corporations Can Create Value From E-Business

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Offers readers their first, in-depth look at the vast e-commerce opportunities opening up in Asia
Electronic commerce is transforming the face of Asian business. Written by a leading Asian business expert and consultant with the prestigious Boston Consulting Group, the world's leading e-commerce consultancy, this book provides e-managers and e-entrepreneurs in the West with their first coherent, in-depth look at the Asian e-commerce revolution and the wealth of opportunities it presents. With the help of numerous case studies, David C. Michael explores the nature of the Asian e-commerce revolution and provides powerful insights on how e-commerce strategy in the East differs from that in the West, as well as what those differences imply for Western business interests. Michael also offers his informed predictions about the future of e-commerce in Asia.
David C. Michael (Hong Kong, PRC) is a Vice President and Director for The Boston Consulting Group, Hong Kong. He is also one of the leaders of BCG's High-Technology Practice in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Contents

The Real Revolution
1
The New Customer Connection
19
The New BusinesstoBusiness
69
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About the author (2002)

David C Michael is a BCG Manager, based in the firm?s Hong Kong office. He is one of the leaders of BCG?s High Technology Practice in the Asia-Pacific region. He has advised clients in the telecommunications, electronics and financial services industries, among others.

Greg Sutherland, Vice-President and Director The Boston Consulting Group in Sydney. He co-leads BCG?s e-commerce practice in the Asia-Pacific. He has spent nine years advising corporations in the region on major issues of strategy, organization and change. His clients include leading Asia-Pacific Corporations in resources, aviation, consumer goods and high technology. Mr Sutherland earned a B.Engineering (Electronics) with first class honours and an MBA from the University of Western Australia. Prior to joining BCG he worked for Honeywell and Woodside Offshore Petroleum. He lives in Sydney with his wife, Helen and twins, Thomas and Eloise.

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