This is one of the first books to evaluate thought-leaders in e-commerce. This book explores the impact and significance of e-business as illustrated by the work and thinking of a number of key players in the field. Its aim is to be an accessible guide for business people who are looking to make optimal and profitable use of e-business, as well as students and others who are looking for a deeper understanding of the subject.
John Middleton is Co-Director of the Centre for Strategic Thinking. From 1996 until 2004, he was Director of the Bristol Management Research Centre. He is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel and Development and since 1994 has been an Associate Lecturer at the University of Bristol. He has taught IT Management on Manchester Business School's International MBA programme since 2001. He has written eleven books to date, including Writing the New Economy (Capstone, 2000), The Ultimate Strategy Library (Capstone, 2003), Culture (Capstone, 2002), and Detox Your Personal Finances (Infinite Ideas, 2004).
E-business; * the strategic dimension; E-business; * the global dimension; E-business; * the organizational dimension; The e-business gurus; Tim Berners-Lee; * Jeff Bezos; * Frances Cairncross; * Manuel Castells; * Jim Clary; * Michael Dell; * Larry Downes & Chunka Mui; * Peter Drucker; * Esther Dyson; * Philip Evans & Thomas Wurster; * Carla Fiorina; * Bill Gates; * William Gibson; * Andy Grove; * Michael Hammer; * Jonathan ive; * Steve Jobs; * Kevin Kelly; * Ray Kurzweil; * Charles Leadbeater; * James Martin; * Gerry McGovern; * Regis McKenna; * Robert Metcaife; * Paul Mockapetris; * Geoffrey A. Moore; * Gordon Moore; * John Naisbitt; * Nicholas Negroponte; * Larry Page and Sergey Brin; * Jeff Papows; * Don Peppers and Martha Rogers; * Michael Porter; * David S Pottruck & Harry Pearce; * Thomas Stewart; * Alvin Toffler; * Linus Torvalds; * Meg Whitman; * Niklas Zennstrom; * Shoshana Zuboff.