E-commerce: Business, Technology, Society, Volume 1

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Addison Wesley, 2002 - Electronic commerce - 762 pages
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B>" E-Commerce: Concepts and Issues provides an overview of the current and next generations of e-commerce. The book emphasizes the three major driving forces behind e-commerce: technology change, business development, and social controversies. Each of these driving forces is represented in every chapter, and together they provide a coherent conceptual framework for understanding e-commerce. The result is sophisticated conceptual treatment of a very diverse subject that is aimed specifically at readers interested in business concepts, IS/IT developments, and computer science applications. It is written by an author team with extensive teaching, writing, and business experience. This book offers in-depth coverage of concepts in technology, the Internet, economics, marketing, IS/IT, accounting, privacy, intellectual property, equity, and governance. Its unifying conceptual framework built around the themes of business, technology, and society helps readers make sense out of the development of this field. The book presents numerous real-world examples in every chapter. An attractive full-color design is also featured. This book is aimed specifically at readers interested in business concepts, IS/IT developments, and computer science applications of e-commerce.

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Laudon is Professor of Information Systems at New York University's Stern Graduate School of Business. He holds a B.A. in economics and philosophy from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from Columbia University. His wife, Jane, and he have 2 daughters.

Traver is General Counsel and Vice President of Business Development at Azimuth Interactive, Inc. A graduate of Yale Law School, she has co-authored several best-selling books on information technology, society, and business.

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