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E-Business: A Value Chain Perspective

E-Business: A Value Chain Perspective
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Author(s): Mohammed H. A. Tafti (Hofstra University, USA)and Khalid Soliman (Hofstra University, USA)
Copyright: 2003
Pages: 2
Source title: Information Technology & Organizations: Trends, Issues, Challenges & Solutions
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-066-0.ch166
ISBN13: 9781616921248
EISBN13: 9781466665330


Many organizations have successfully developed effective strategies for utilization of the e-commerce technology. Their success to gain competitive advantage is due to sound business strategies to create more value by proper deployment of e-commerce technology in various areas of their business processes. What are the major areas in which deployment of ecommerce technology has effectively added value, and what factors are responsible for its success? Many of these areas/factors, as discussed in the following sections, are effectively explained with a framework derived from corporate value-chain model.

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