The Advanced Topics in Electronic Commerce Series provides comprehensive coverage and understanding of the social, cultural, organizational, human, and cognitive impacts of the EC technologies and advances on organizations around the world. These impacts include those of EC on consumer behavior as well as on organizational behavior, development, and management in organizations. ""Advanced Topics in Electronic Commerce, Volume 1"" is the first release in this series. In our present era, electronic commerce has taken the stage as a necessary ingredient in education, manufacturing, and even research. Individuals involved in researching, improving, and using e-commerce need a strong resource to provide ideas and information on the utilization of these new technologies and what possibilities e-commerce offers. ""Advanced Topics in Electronic Commerce, Volume 1"" presents a wide range of the most current research in the adoption of e-commerce, e-business, and e-government. This inaugural volume will assist researchers, educators, and professionals in understanding the necessary components for e-technologies and how to best adopt these elements into their own classrooms, workplaces, and organizations throughout the world.
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. is currently the Executive Director of the Information Resources Management Association (IRMA). Previously, he served on the faculty of the Pennsylvania State University as an Associate Professor of Information Systems for twenty years.
Sample of Contents: Role of Small-Business Strategic Alliances; Government-to-Government Enterprises; Effective Web Site Design; Government Evolution in Ireland.