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    Define E-Business: Rules, Trends and Convergence of Data

    1. In your own words, discuss the traditional definitions of value. Why do customers want companies they do business with to continuously improve? Check Your Understanding 1. Define e-business and discuss why it is a big deal. 2. List and discuss the 10 rules of e-business. 3. List 15 of the 20 major trends affecting e-b

    Professor Rappa's Web Site

    Please help to summarize the following subjects: Share your impressions of Professor Rappa's Web site (see below) in terms of what areas you have initially found helpful in learning more about each of the following topics: e-business revenue models, usability, trust, and marketing in e-business Revenue Models http://digital

    Scanning process: explain the benefits of the barcode scanning process

    The scanning process of products. Years ago, products did not have these scanning codes. The cashier simply rung up each item according to the price. Now, with each item has a barcode, which speaks electronically, accesses, tracks inventory and provides data to the purchasing department information for future inventory purcha

    SPAM: Discuss the problem and the cost to companies to deal with SPAM

    About two years ago, SPAM had steadily increased on my work email account. It was so bad that our IT group set up a special email account for us to forward all SPAM directly to them. I was forwarding at least 10-20 SPAM emails a day to our IT group. About 6 months later, the SPAM stopped. I can only assume that our IT department

    Video Conferences

    What are disadvantages of companies using video conferencing in doing business with other companies?

    Internet and Saving Travel Costs

    Please discuss whether you agree or disagree with the following statement. The internet essentially can save businesses and government money on travel cost. To expound on your initial point, many businesses have curtailed business travel due to the downturn in the economy. Video conferencing is utilized more frequently to br


    I'm curious to know how Pet Smart numbers compare to other pet supply companies that advertise on television and radio. I wasn't aware that PetSmart offered this type of on-line service. I have shopped there in times past and the store associate didn't mention this option. On another note, I discovered Shopnbc web-site, which

    Business models

    At the next highest level, there are e-business models for activities defined by the nature of participants in the primary value relationship, such as business to consumer, or B2C. 1-What other types exist at this level and what are some examples of them in terms of Internet Web sites or other Internet applications that primar

    Ebusiness and the video industry (games, movies and gambling)

    How much of an influence does eBusiness have in the video industry (games, gambling, movies) in regards to present and future economic growth? Do you think the recent market meltdown on Wall Street and recent identity theft articles signal a slowdown of eBusiness?

    Baldridge criteria for e-commerce

    Discuss the implications of the Baldrige criteria for e-commerce. What are the specific challenges that e-commerce companies face within each category of the criteria?


    Summarize your findings from previous assignments about the company doing business in Israel?4000 words Determine the marketing mix specific to your selected global product or service and explain your choice of marketing mix. Prepare a marketing plan that addresses product modification, pricing, promotional programs, dist

    Amazon.com case stude 7-1: 'Where Did You Find that Book?'

    See the file attached. - Begin working on the "Where Did You Find that Book?" project by reading the Amazon.com Case Study 7-1 in the Pearlson and Saunders text. - Visit www.amazon.com and www.barnesandnoble.com. - Compare three book sellers: Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, and a local bookstore in your city. Evaluate the

    Legal ethical and regulatory issues of web site address

    Explain why it is important (benefits, advantages, disadvantages) for companies to consider how to handle issues that may come up PRIOR to implementing a web site (i.e. legal, ethical regulatory, security, confidentiality, etc.) Note: Just tell why it's important to consider and plan for it. The other sections will tell which on

    Business and Law: True and False

    1. T__ F__ Businesses that are organized in the United States are subject to its laws, but not to the laws of other countries in which they do business. 2. T__ F__ In the case of Ashcroft, Attorney General v. The Free Speech Coalition, the United States Supreme Court set aside portions of the Child Pornography Prevention Act

    Why is marketing important.....

    Why is marketing importance to (see website below) industry? What are the benefits, advantages, disadvantages? 1. Zappos: http://www.zappos.com/ 2. Macy's: http://www.macys.com/ 3. Target: http://www.target.com/ Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Risk and Return for a Four-Stock Portfolio

    Here are four publicly traded companies: Amazon.com, Dolby, Nokia, and Netflix. Each compromises 25% of the portfolio which totals 100% for the four stocks. Calculate using EXCEL the Beta and expected return for the stocks. Show all calculations. Do not simply obtain Beta from online sources such as YAHOO! finance.

    The Internet and Social Interaction

    Has the Internet led to greater social interaction? What can be done to make the Internet do a better job of facilitating social interaction? What is media proliferation?

    Case Study Analysis: BMW Moves Beyond Just In Time Production

    Case Study Analysis Based on the BMW Moves Beyond Just In Time Production case study. Prepare a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you: a. Answer questions 13-15 in the "Review and Discussions Questions" section. b. Summarize the case. c. Explain an appropriate measurement for BMW's supply chain performance. d. Describe

    Please explain

    The solution addresses: 1) Explain the nature of competitiveness according to Porter and his five forces model. Explain each component in detail. 2) What are the major different between US and Multinational operation with regard to their affect on strategic management? 3) Define and explain value chain analysis (VCA). Wh

    E-Commerce Questions : B2B and B2C Examples

    1. Discuss the advantages of specialized e-tailor, such as dogtoys.com. Can such a store survive in the physical world? Why or why not? 2. Enter doublediamondsoftware.com/product_overview.htm. Identify all potential B2B applications and prepare a report about them 3. Visit http://www.octopuscards.com/enindex.jsp. How does


    E-business has birthed new paradigms of operations. IT has changed business processes to reduce costs, increase productivity and efficiency, and add shareholder value. Your goal is now to work with each individual department head and strategize an effective way of operations using ISs. Choose one of the departments of FYC (below

    Intranets and extranets

    You have managed to take FYC to the next level by setting up an e-commerce website for selling furniture using the Internet. Portals and collaboration applications involving internet, intranet, and extranet applications "talk" to each other to provide a seamless, paperless, real-time, workflow environment to manage all business

    CitySearch Web Searching: E-Commerce

    There is a general rule that says 80 percent of customer look at only 20 percent of a website's pages. Go the Citysearch city guide (www.citysearch.com) that covers your area. Which pages do you think are used most often? Are these the pages that best serve CitySearch, or should it try to move users toward other parts of its web

    E-commerce and webpages

    Go to the Google search engine (www.google.com). Find the "All About Google" page and look at the descriptions of the company, its culture, its available jobs, etc. How is the culture aligned with the strategy of the company? Look at the "Reasons to Work at Google" page. What kind of nontraditional benefits does it offer? Does i

    Customer Retention, Risk Factor, and Customer Satisfaction

    200 words - What are the costs associated with low customer retention? 200 words - What are the ethical and risk factors involved in e-commerce? 200 words - Why is customer satisfaction the key driver to achieving organizational goals and objectives?