Advances in Electronic Business, Volume 1 advances the understanding of management methods, information technology, and their joint applications in business processes. The applications of electronic commerce draw great attention from practitioners in applying digital technologies to the buy-and-sell activities. This first volume 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.
Advanced in Electronic Business offers comprehensive coverage on the collaborative commerce that highlights contributions by experts from various areas of corporate collaboration.
Advances in Electronic Business balances technologies and humanities, academics and practitioners, as well as the broad coverage and in-depth analysis of collaborative commerce.
About the Authors
Eldon Li is a professor and dean of the College of Informatics at Yuan Ze University in Taiwan. He was a professor and the coordinator of the MIS program at the College of Business, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA. He visited the Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong during 1999-2000. He was the professor and founding director of the Graduate Institute of Information Management at the National Chung Cheng University in Chia-Yi, Taiwan. He holds a PhD degree from Texas Tech University. His current research interests are in human factors in information technology (IT), strategic IT planning, software engineering, quality assurance, and information and systems management. He is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Electronic Business, the International Journal of Information Policy, Law and Security, the International Journal of Internet and Enterprise Management, and the International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising.
Timon C. Du is an associate professor of decision sciences and managerial economics in the Faculty of Business Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China. He also serves as director of Master of Sciences in Electronic Commerce and director of Master of Sciences in eBusiness Management. Dr. Du received MS and PhD degrees in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University. Currently, his research interests are business intelligence, database management, e-logistics, culture and e-commerce, and epublishing. He has published papers in many leading international journals such as the International Journal of Production Research, Communications of the ACM, IIE Transactions, International Journal of Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Decision Support Systems, Omega, Information System Technology, and others. Currently, he is the managing editor for the International Journal of Internet and Enterprise Management, area editor of the Web Journal of Chinese Management Review, and guest coeditor of Decision Support Systems.