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Business Patterns and Digital Applications in the Transformation of the Wholesale and Retail Industries

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand, Vol 1: How Computers Changed the Work of American Manufacturing, Transportation, and Retail Industries

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165883
eISBN:
9780199789672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165883.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes how computers came into wholesale and retail industries, what applications they were used for, and the extent of their deployment by wholesalers and retailers across three ... More


The Second Home Shopping Revolution

Coopey Richard, Sean O‘Connell, and Dilwyn Porter

in Mail Order Retailing in Britain: A Business and Social History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198296508
eISBN:
9780191716638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296508.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter outlines the complex processes which sparked the ‘revolution’ in retailing and assesses the depth and nature of its impact, before exploring the place of the traditional mail order firm ... More


Information Orientation: The Link to Business Performance

Donald A. Marchand, William J. Kettinger, and John D. Rollins

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252213
eISBN:
9780191714276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252213.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

In today's fast-moving, e-commerce economy, information is power. For years, companies have been investing in IT, expecting to develop their ability to exploit the power of information and achieve ... More


China's Internet and Government Policy *

Eric Harwit

in China's Telecommunications Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233748
eISBN:
9780191715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233748.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter considers several dimensions of China's Internet. It begins by examining other national models of Internet development. It then assesses the Chinese government's role in building and ... More


Learning and Earning From E-Commerce

Michael J. Earl

in Competing in the Information Age: Align in the Sand

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195159530
eISBN:
9780199834983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159535.003.535-chapter-13
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Four important IT management practices have emerged from the development of e-commerce projects. These practices address four central and classical questions of IT management: strategic information ... More


The New Public Finance: Responding to Global Challenges

Inge Kaul and Pedro Conceiçāo

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195179972
eISBN:
9780199850709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179972.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The world's agenda of international cooperation has changed. The conventional concerns of foreign affairs, international trade, and development assistance, are increasingly sharing the political ... More


Pressures for Currency Consolidation in Insurance and Finance: Are the Currencies of Financially Small Countries on the Endangered List?

George M. von Furstenberg

in The Dollarization Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155358
eISBN:
9780199832989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155351.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

E-commerce, regional economic integration, and global liberalization have eroded the monopoly of small currencies in their home markets. These factors now threaten the continued viability of these ... More


Locating the Consequences of Information Society Developments

Robin Mansell and W. Edward Steinmueller

in Mobilizing the Information Society

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295570
eISBN:
9780191685149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295570.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Innovation

The move towards achieving the information society is not without certain consequences, particularly for government taxation, regional development, and employment. Since some analysts would perceive ... More


Retailing: Ito-Yokado, Seven-Eleven Japan

William V. Rapp

in Information Technology Strategies: How Leading Firms use IT to gain an Advantage

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148138
eISBN:
9780199849376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148138.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Ito-Yokado (IY) and Seven-Eleven Japan (SEJ) has contributed in many ways to the contribution of retailing as utilizing IT made it possible for the two companies's stores to react more effectively to ... More


Controlling Electronic Commerce Transactions

Robin Mansell and W. Edward Steinmueller

in Mobilizing the Information Society

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295570
eISBN:
9780191685149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295570.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Innovation

For several observers, electronic commerce or e-commerce accounts for the beginnings of a novel commercial paradigm, as well as of a new general paradigm for how the suppliers of various services and ... More


Afterword: Looking Ahead on Technology Trends, Industry Organization, and Government IT

Patrick Dunleavy, Helen Margetts, Simon Bastow, and Jane Tinkler

in Digital Era Governance: IT Corporations, the State, and e-Government

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199296194
eISBN:
9780191700750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296194.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

This afterword looks at some of the most feasible ‘next-wave’ technology-driven changes, then at how the world market for government IT may change in the next two decades, and finally at alternative ... More


E-commerce and Consumer Protection in Integrated Markets

Beatriz Añoveros Terradas

in Diversity and Integration in Private International Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474447850
eISBN:
9781474476492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447850.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Consumer protection by European private international law rules have acquired a new dimension that has led to a new paradigm. This change arises from amendments to legislation and new ECJ case law in ... More


Rational Leadership: Developing Iconic Corporations

Paul Brooker and Margaret Hayward

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825395
eISBN:
9780191864063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825395.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book shows how a business version of rational leadership develops business corporations (and inspires people with confidence) by using the appropriate rational methods. The book presents classic ... More


The Handbook of Market Design

Nir Vulkan, Alvin E. Roth, and Zvika Neeman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199570515
eISBN:
9780191765957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570515.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Economists often look at markets as given, and try to make predictions about who will do what and what will happen in these markets. Market design, by contrast, does not take markets as given; ... More


Uses and Abuses of Cyberspace: Coming to Grips with the Present Dangers

Andrew Murray

in Realizing Utopia: The Future of International Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199691661
eISBN:
9780191738593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691661.003.0037
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Of key importance to the challenge of cyberspace to all areas of law is the distinction between space and cyberspace. Space is the lawyer's natural environment. It represents our place in the ... More


Digital Justice: Technology and the Internet of Disputes

Ethan Katsh and Orna Rabinovich-Einy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190464585
eISBN:
9780190464615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190464585.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Improving access to justice has been an ongoing but frustrating goal of our society. The theme of this book is that we have new technological tools to resolve disputes and new tools to prevent ... More


Strategic Issues for Hispanic Entrepreneurs—Technology Usage

Alberto Dávila and Marie T. Mora

in Hispanic Entrepreneurs in the 2000s: An Economic Profile and Policy Implications

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804777933
eISBN:
9780804788014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777933.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores whether Hispanic entrepreneurs use digital technology differently than their non-Hispanic counterparts. It also analyzes whether the usage of such technology related to business ... More


Virtual Vodou, Actual Practice: Transfiguring the Technological

Alexandra Boutros

in Deus in Machina: Religion, Technology, and the Things in Between

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249800
eISBN:
9780823252480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249800.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the intersection of digital technologies and the public visibility of Vodou. It examines not only how digital technologies are used and understood by practitioners (including ... More


The Wired Home: Commodified Belonging for the Transnational Family

Madhavi Mallapragada

in Virtual Homelands: Indian Immigrants and Online Cultures in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038631
eISBN:
9780252096563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038631.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the idealized construction of the Indian immigrant home and household in online grocery stores, shopping sites, and banking sites. Through close readings of these sites, it ... More


Network economy

František Slanina

in Essentials of Econophysics Modelling

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199299683
eISBN:
9780191747038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299683.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter is devoted to structural modelling of economic phenomena, based on the theory of complex networks. Its mathematical basis is the graph theory, which is briefly introduced. Then, we ... More


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