Description - e-Economy by Leslie Budd
As dot.com became dot.bomb, the hype that surrounded the meteoric growth of the network economy has given way to realism or even scepticism about the potential of ICT as a source of new business models. It is now appropriate to reflect critically on the e-economy hype, and to use this as a way of looking forward to new, more realistic possibilities. Using a business and socio-economic framework, this book investigates a range of challenges for restructuring the e-economy. This framework includes operations management, human resource management, e-learning, e-tailing, e-marketing, e-government, enterprise culture and digital divide. Divided into four themes (the changing business environment, knowledge management, learning in the public domain and e-business practices within and between organizations), each chapter considers the international context and critically explores a key aspect of the e-economy. Rigorous yet retaining the accessible format which distinguishes all the volumes in this series, this book provides a thorough critique of the prospects facing businesses in the new economy and will be of interest to anyone studying e-business/commerce.
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Author Biography - Leslie Budd
Lisa Harris is a Chartered Marketer and Lecturer in Marketing at Brunel University. She is founder of the university's e-commerce research group and is Course Director for the BSc in e-commerce. She is the author of Marketing the e-Business (Routledge 2002) and co-editor of the Routledge e-business series. Leslie Budd is a Lecturer at the Open University Business School where he teaches in Accounting & Finance and Non-profit management.