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IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

Issue 4 • Date Nov. 2003

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  • Forthcoming Engineering Management Conferences

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s): 496
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  • Supply-side hurdles in Internet B2C e-commerce: an empirical investigation

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):458 - 469
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    Given Hong Kong's special circumstances of small physical size, advanced infrastructure, and low shopping cost, a survey is designed under which supply-side problems in Internet business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce are indirectly revealed by responses on the demand side. Difficulties arising from the reluctance to answer questionnaires on the part of e-firms wary about trade and innovation secret... View full abstract»

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  • Distribution strategies for online retailers

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):448 - 457
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    The Internet provides retailers with potentially powerful opportunities to boost sales, increase market share, and generate new business through new services. One of the challenging questions that retailers are facing in that respect is how to organize the logistic fulfillment processes during and after the transaction has taken place. Based on a survey of 55 online retailers (both traditional and... View full abstract»

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  • Examining pre-adoption interest in online innovations: an exploratory study of e-service personalization in the public sector

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):436 - 447
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    In order to better understand why public organizations develop interest in online innovations, this paper develops a revised model of technological innovation with an emphasis on socio-technical factors associated with electronic service delivery. This model focuses on three primary dimensions of online innovation: perceived need, technical capacity, and risk mitigation. It is hypothesized that th... View full abstract»

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  • Organizational learning in open-source software projects: an analysis of debugging data

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):485 - 493
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    This paper studies organizational learning effects in open-source programming projects. Working with data from the Apache and Mozilla projects, the study focuses on three aspects of open-source development. The first is the use of the open-source approach as a hedge against system complexity. The second is the adaptive learning mechanisms realized by the debugging process. The last is the learning... View full abstract»

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  • A multilevel analysis of factors influencing the adoption of Internet Banking

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):413 - 426
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    The Internet is an outcome of the convergence of multiple technologies and its applications have the potential to strongly influence many industries. Focusing on the banking industry, we examine the factors that influence the adoption of the Internet at three levels of analysis: the external context of the industry; the industry; and the firm. At the external context level, we analyze how the deve... View full abstract»

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  • The Internet as an enabler for dynamic pricing of goods

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):470 - 477
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    The Internet offers the potential for dynamic pricing for a wide range of products across the supply chain. Dynamic pricing can be formally defined as the buying and selling of goods in markets where prices move quickly in response to supply and demand fluctuations. Unlike physical markets where change occurs slowly because of information delays, change occurs very rapidly on the Internet. In the ... View full abstract»

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  • A model of the Internet as creative destroyer

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):395 - 402
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    The extent to which a technological change is a creative destroyer is of interest to entrepreneurs who can exploit the opportunity and to incumbents who must defend their existing competitive advantages from the change. In the face of a technological change, an important question is: To what extent is it a creative destroyer? In this paper, we offer a model for exploring the depth and breadth of c... View full abstract»

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  • Differentiating between adopter categories in the uses and gratifications for Internet services

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):427 - 435
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    Innovation among consumers of Internet services is different from the sort of innovative activity scholars have seen in other markets and with other technology adoption processes. Understanding the characteristics that differentiate the innovative early adopters of Internet technologies and services not only aids in understanding the adoption processes of later adopters, but also informs adaptatio... View full abstract»

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  • Facing the challenges of service automation: an enabler for e-commerce and productivity gain in traditional services

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):478 - 484
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    Business plan, psychological factors, and operational issues are three major reasons that Internet-based businesses fail. The paper considers why operational concerns occur and illustrates how they can be avoided, by demonstrating the application of techniques that were pioneered in manufacturing automation and service management. The use of process mapping and failure mode effect analysis (FMEA) ... View full abstract»

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  • Innovation and education in the digital age: reconciling the roles of pedagogy, technology, and the business of learning

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):403 - 412
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    Terms such as "digital divide," normally understood to mean the gap in access between technologically disenfranchised populations and the information elite, take on a different resonance when the focus of university faculty, administrators, and an increasing number of potential students is on how education is to be conducted. This paper discusses the pedagogical, technological, and business trends... View full abstract»

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  • Guest editorial: innovation, the internet, and e-commerce introductory notes for the special issue

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):393 - 394
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  • Proactive risk management [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s): 494
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  • Beyond the dot.coms, the economic promise of the internet [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):494 - 495
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  • IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management readership survey

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s): 497
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  • Papers to be published in future issues of IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s): 501
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  • Author index

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):502 - 503
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  • Subject index

    Publication Year: 2003, Page(s):503 - 507
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Management of technical functions such as research, development, and engineering in industry, government, university, and other settings. Emphasis is on studies carried on within an organization to help in decision making or policy formation for RD&E. 

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Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas