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The value chain of an e-commerce venture

Could you please help me with this question?: Analyze the value chain of an e-commerce venture with which you are familiar. How has the Internet affected the primary and support activities of the value chain? and

History business approach, management, and marketing of and Borders books. Describes the history and core business of each compare Compare and contrast the management approach each took to internet marketing and sales. Analyze (3) reasons for Amazon's success despite not turning a profit for the first 5-6yrs.

online learning

There are many benefits to attending class online from your personal computer. Describe your experience with computers or technology in general. What is your backup plan if you are unable to access the OLS or post your assignments because of a problem with your computer or the Internet? Who might you contact to find solutions to

Using Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint

Please help with the following posting. Interview someone who works in business or research on the Internet about the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint in their business. Share the type of business and your findings with the class. Can you think of anything else they could be using these programs for?

Threats and Vulnerabilities in E-Commerce

1-All e-commerce sites share common security threats and vulnerabilities. Discuss these threats and vulnerabilities and some of the security policies that can be implemented to mitigate them. Do you think that B2C Web sites face different threats and vulnerabilities than B2B sites? Explain. 2-Elaborate on the security des

International e-commerce and the intranet

How do companies like eBay, Amazon, and Expedia manage exchange rates in e-commerce? How can an intranet be modeled to be globally integrated but locally responsive? Any real world examples?

E-commerce- The web's potential advantage for business

1. If you were asked to sell a first-time business on the Web's potential advantage for that business, what would you need to know first? What would you say? 2. Do you think free Web services will last? Discuss in detail. 3. In your own words, what would you say are the two most important measures of a Web site's performance?

Marketing Planning- Using a real or hypothetical product or service

1. Use a real or hypothetical product or service. List 5 items in the external environment which may be a threat to your product's success and tell how two of these threats could be turned in to opportunities. 2. a. What are two important reasons for a marketing plan? b. Why is the Mission Statement the first item in such

E-Commerce: marketing, careers and business plans

I need some help with the questions below: 1-From a marketing view, what Web design mistakes do first-time e-firms make? 2-With all the activities and development in B2B e-commerce, address the implications for a career in e-business. 3-List three situations in which a business plan is recommended or required.

This addresses cash rebates, if they're ethical, & % used.

Can you help me get started on the following: Research cash rebates and other similar cash management techniques and answer the following questions: - Are these practices sound business decisions? Are they ethical? Explain. - What percentage of the rebates offered are actually paid?

Management Questions: Intranet, Portals and Internet Ethics

Please help me with these question for an assignment 1-What main benefits can one expect of an intranet installation? 2-Discuss the strategic and technological fit required for an organization to implement a portal. 3-Elaborate on some of the ethical issues surrounding the Internet. What single issue do you consider the mos

Ecommerce and system design II

1. What internet business model would be appropiate for the company to follow in creatying a Web site and why? 2. In what ways can the company benwefit from the web site ? What functions should it perform for the company ? 3. In what ways might the company use the Internet for its own benefit? 4. Prepare functional specificat


1) What indicators suggest e-commerce is here to stay? Explain. 2) When you hear someone talking about strategic planning, what is the person focusing on? In terms of e-commerce, what questions does an online merchant consider when strategizing? Explain. 3) Elaborate on the distinctive types of hardware and software necessary

E-Businesses and Intermediaries

By redesigning relationships with business partners, e-business allows for direct customer relationships thus empowering "disintermediation." What types of new intermediaries might emerge in lieu of the classical middlemen of the past?

Mobile Computing

With the increase of mobile computing, what are some potential issues of working remotely? How can they be overcome?

Viability and desirability of conducting market research.

One market research challenge for e-business is the fact that, at times, e-businesses are creating entirely new markets that have not existed before. As an example, consider the online bookselling market pioneered by Amazon and the online travel market pioneered by companies like Travelocity and Expedia. Discuss views abo

nontraditional approaches to retirement You have been invited by the local Chamber of Commerce to lead a lunch-hour roundtable discussion on retirement. The group is specifically interested in nontraditional approaches to retirement such as gradual retirement, job sharing, flexible work hours, and cross-training of older workers into different jobs. Post a summary of your overall position on this topic and list some of the key points you want to make. Support your ideas with citations.

You have been invited by the local Chamber of Commerce to lead a lunch-hour roundtable discussion on retirement. The group is specifically interested in nontraditional approaches to retirement such as gradual retirement, job sharing, flexible work hours, and cross-training of older workers into different jobs. Post a summary of

Explain the concepts of intermediation, disintermediation, and reintermediation

President Learner wants your assurance that the e-business acquisition will reduce administrative costs associated with traditional brick-and-mortar health care providers while also improving customer relationships. You are to compose a memo that briefs Max on the capacity of e-commerce networks and e-business models to reduce a


How do you think e-procurement cuts costs and saves time?


Define a B2B portal and explain what benefits an organization may see from setting up an information portal.


Define the term reverse auction, and list three ways that procurement through a reverse auction would benefit an organization.

User Analysis

I need help with the following: - Describe the characteristics used to identify and profile online users and how those characteristics differ from descriptions of traditional consumers using physical and personal traits. - Discuss the role of computer-mediated applications in digital consumer behavior, such as digital consum

Supply chain: Costumer Service on E-Commerce

Hi, I'm working on a presentation on a Supply Chain course. The presentation is about E-Commerce and Supply Chain. It contains four parts. The fourth part has the title; Costumer Service. Actually, I would like to get clear points, some explanations and examples. So, I need only one part of the presentation, which is "custom

Southwest Airline Website Analysis

Communication is a process in which organizational messages are deliberately generated and guided by organizational objectives. With this mind, explore Southwest Airline's Web site in depth: Identify the overall message Southwest Airlines is attempting to convey to stakeholders. Which stakeholders are targeted on this Web s

E Business Plan Outline

Develop a high-level outline of an e-business plan for the e-business you have selected. Provide introductory paragraphs in each subsection of your plan indicating the scope of the section. My E Business Company info below The Internet has opened the communication line to many third world Caribbean countries, allowing them