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.
1. A framework for electronic commerce research in small to medium-sized enterprises / Nabeel Al-Qirim -- 2. E-commerce and SMEs / Simpson Poon, Xueli Huang -- 3. Small businesses as social formations / Tanya Castleman -- 4. Business issues in the 21st century / Michael Quayle, John Christiansen -- 5. Perceived barriers and risks of E-commerce supply chain management network among SMEs in Australia and New Zealand / Pauline Ratnasingam -- 6. The potential of E-commerce for remotely located SMEs / Fuatai Purcell, Janet Toland, Sid Huff -- 7. Factors influencing E-commerce adoption in small to medium businesses / Chalermsak Lertwongsatien, Nitaya Wongpinunwatana, Angsana Achakulwisut -- 8. Mapping the diffusion of the internet technology cluster / James Griffin -- 9. SMEs adoption and implementation process of websites in the presence of change agents / Zakia Elsammani Ray Hackney, Phil Scown -- 10. Traits of successfully E-enabled Irish SMEs / William Golden, Martin Hughes, Lucy Ruane -- 11. Assessing the impact of E-commerce on SMEs in value chains / Judith Jeffcoate, Caroline Chappell, Sylvie Feindt -- 12. Mass customization and product models / Carsten Svensson Martin Malis -- 13. E-transformation of Austrain SMEs / Christoph Auer -- 14. Solutions to support procurement activities within industrial districts / Aurelio Ravarini, Marco Tagliavini, Carlo Zanaboni, Paolo Faverio, Jennifer Moro, Donatella Sciuto -- 15. SMEs and the Internet / Elizabeth Fife, Francis Pereira.
Number Of Pages: 388
Published: 31st July 2003