Global Information Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Edited by Panagiotis Petratos

ISBN: 960-88331-0-8, 350 pages, Hardback

First published in 2004 by ATINER

Price: Hardcover: 70€ (It includes Shipping and Handling)

Table of Contents

 

1.

Global Information Technology: An Introduction to Current Volume

Panagiotis Petratos

i

PART A: Global Information Technology Impact on Inter-national Business

2.

Information Communications Technology Strategies for Increasing Efficiency in Businesses and Organizations. Case study on some Romanian SMEs

Alina Andreica, Iustin Atanasiu Pop

1

3.

A Study towards the Publication of the Financial Reports of the ICT (Istanbul Chamber of Industry) Listed 500 Companies on the Internet

S. Burak Arzova, Sinan Aslan

9

4.

Assessing the Role of Management Consultants in Creating a Valu-able Service to Clients Through Knowledge

Stephanos Avakian

25

5.

Who’s the Boss? User and Domain Driven Information Technology System Design

Thomas W. De Boer, H.H. Van Uitert

45

6.

Convergence: Globalization, Localization and New Communication Technologies

Anju Grover Chaudhary

61

7.

A Framework for Understanding Consumer Online Grocery Buying Intention

Torben Hansen

73

8.

Using Foreign Search Engines as a Viable Mode of Market Entry

William J. Hunt III

99

9.

Database Development with Electronic Data Interchange for Re-gional Supply Chain Simulation (RSCS): An Application to Freight Movement in Southern California

John D. Hwang, A.H. Chen, L.G. Mallon

111

10.

Applying “Fast Track Strategic Planning Technology” to Advance Local Governments and Non Governmental Organizations Long- Term Performance

Gary F. Keller

129

11.

Consequences of Strategic Choices within an e-Procurement Imple-mentation Process: From an Actor Network Theory Perspective

Lotte Krag, Mette Thomsen, Tina Blegind Jensen

143

12.

The Impact of New United States Legislation on Information Servi-ces Departments of Global Companies

Patricia Mayer Milligan, D. Hutcheson

161

13.

A More Level Playing Field? Tax Policy Implications of the Euro-pean Electronic Value Added Tax on U.S. Corporations

Andrew S. Neal 

173

14.

Biometrics Facilitating Electronic Financial Transactions

Panagiotis Petratos, Sofia Gleni

187

15.

Entrepreneurial Dimensions of International Business

William R. Pendergast

193

16.

Turkish Super League Soccer Clubs’ Usage of Internet as a Tool for Marketing Purposes

Barış Sozeri, Settar Kocak

211

17.

A Decision Tool for Store Location: A Critical Retail Mix Element

Arzu Tektas, Ayfer Hortacsu

227

PART B: Global Information Technology Impact on Medi-cine, Science and Education

18.

Educational Research: An Integral Element in an Educational Tech-nology Certificate Program

Norman Bell, Joseph Codde, John Bell

241

19.

How Are We Doing? Reviewing Concerns and Effective Practices for Online Instruction of Postsecondary Students with Learning Di-sabilities

Robin A. Cook, M.A. Gladhart

251

20.

Is “Peer to Peer” an Efficient Pedagogical Model for Business Ma-nagement Education?

Jacques Digout, Peter Harizanov

267

21.

Uses and Gratifications of Online and Print Newspapers among University Students in Turkey: A Comparison

Abdullah Koçak

279

22.

The Development of Individualized Educational Technology Pro-grams for Classroom Use and Teacher Training

Barry Sponder

293

23.

How to Learn Supply Chain Management

Thierry Sauvage

305

24.

Captology: Teaching, Learning and Leading with Persuasive Tech-nology

Linda Tsantis, Suzanne Thouvenelle, Amy Glass, David Keefe

321