Two significant factors combine to drive the phenomenon of e-Business. Competition constantly motivates companies in their marketplaces, while rapidly developing information technologies offer new opportunities and challenges.
For Mike Papazoglou and Piet Ribbers, both business and technology are integral to e-Business. They demonstrate here how a solid understanding of business, organization, management and technology is crucial to an understanding of what e-Business is today and how it is going to be shaped in the future.
e-Business: Organisational and Technical Foundations focuses on the development of e-Business between and within enterprises. In particular it addresses how enterprises collaborate, what coordination mechanism are necessary and how this is reflected at the technical infrastructure level.
Abundant real-world examples to encourage readers to understand and appreciate real-life e-BusinessAn analytical and critical approach to understanding business issues, decision-making and technology use and developmentExtensive end of chapter discussion questions and assignments for studentsA companion website at www.wiley.com/go/ebusiness with additional exercises for students and PowerPoint slides and solutions for lecturers