Advances in Electronic Business

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Idea Group Pub., 2005 - Business & Economics - 343 pages
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Advances in Electronic Business advances the understanding of management methods, information technology, and their joint application in business processes. The applications of electronic commerce draw great attention of the practitioners in applying digital technologies to the buy-and-sell activities. This timely book addresses the importance of management and technology issues in electronic business, including collaborative design, collaborative engineering, collaborative decision making, electronic collaboration, communication and cooperation, workflow collaboration, knowledge networking, collaborative e-learning, costs and benefits analysis of collaboration, collaborative transportation and ethics.

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Dr. Eldon Y. Li is the Professor and Dean of College of Informatics at Yuan Ze University in Taiwan. He holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Texas Tech University. He has published over 100 papers in the areas of human factors in information technology (IT), strategic IT planning, software engineering, quality assurance, information management, and business management. He is the Founding Editor for the International Journal of Electronic Business, the International Journal of Internet and Enterprise Management, and the International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising. He was the President of the Western Decision Sciences Institute (WDSI), and currently is the Secretary General for the Asia Pacific Decision Sciences Institute (APDSI) and the Founding Executive Director of the International Consortium for Electronic Business (ICEB).

Dr. Timon C. Du is Associate Professor of Decision Science and Managerial Economics at the Faculty of Business Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. He also serves as the Director of Master of Sciences in Electronic Commerce and Director of Master of Sciences in eBusiness Management. Dr. Du received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University. Currently, his research interests are business intelligence, database management, data mining, logistics, accounting information system and electronic publishing. He has published papers in many leading international journals such as International Journal of Production Research, Communications of ACM, IIE Transactions, International Journal of Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Decision Support Systems, Omega, Information System Technology, and others. He is the executive editor of International Journal of Internet and Enterprise Management, area editor of Web Journal of Chinese Management Review, guest co-editor of Decision Support System, and Editorial and Advisory Board member of International Journal of Electronic Business.