Social Implications and Challenges of E-Business

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Li, Feng
Idea Group Inc (IGI), Mar 31, 2007 - Business & Economics - 242 pages
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The rapid development of the Internet and e-business has created not only lucrative economic opportunities, but also significant social challenges, with profound implications for individuals, communities and for our society as a whole. However, the social implications and challenges of e-business are still inadequately researched and poorly understood today.

Social Implications and Challenges of E-Business explores the profound social implications and challenges of e-business, investigates how the rapid development of the Internet and e-business shapes, and is shaped, by various social forces; and highlights the enormous difficulties and challenges involved in applying e-business technologies and principles in public services and other non-business activities.


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Professor Feng Li, PhD, is Chair of E-Business Development and the Convener of the Management Subject Group at the Business School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne in the UK. His research has centrally focused on using information and communications technologies to facilitate the development of new strategies, business models, and organizational designs in both private and public sectors. He is a Council Member of the British Academy of Management (BAM) and Chair of the BAM E-Business & E-Government Special Interest Group. His recent work on Internet Banking Strategies and Business Models, and on the evolving Telecommunications Value Networks and Pricing Models have been extensively reported by the media. His latest book, What is e-Business? How the Internet Transforms Organizations, has been published by Blackwell (Oxford). Professor Feng Li can be contacted at [Editor]

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