Shan Wang

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Extant studies suggest that cybersecurity is critical and among the IT spending priorities of organizations. In response, the literature draws attention to the cybersecurity critical success factors (CSFs) that enable organizations to focus their scarce resources accordingly. Following a systematic literature review method, we analyze and synthesiz...
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This research investigates whether early mover advantage (EMA) exists among entrepreneurial e-tailers operating on third-party e-commerce platforms. Contrary to traditional wisdom, the current research hypothesizes that e-tailers may enjoy early mover advantages because of the consumer demand inertia amplified by the nature of the Internet and the...
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This research investigates the determinants of the performance of small and medium sized manufacturers on business-to-business electronic marketplaces (B2B EMs). Based on the resource-based view, the framework proposed suggests that a manufacturing firm's performance on a B2B EM is determined by EM enabling capabilities, namely the online marketing...
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Corporate performance management (CPM) systems using business intelligence technologies can help enterprises monitor and manage business performance. In this research, we explored and presented empirical evidence on the key benefits of, and barriers to, the use of CPM systems through a survey of 283 organisations across North America and China. We...
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In the past, many studies on business survival have been conducted but very few have explained the survival of online stores operating in the ''long tail'' market. To address this paucity, this study proposes a theoretical model, hypothesizing that online social networks, structural assurance, and online word-of-mouth (WOM) affect online store surv...
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Business intelligence (BI) can help support decision-making processes and so contribute to improved BI assimilation and organisational performance. However, a BI undertaking may be effective and profitable for some organisations but not others. How can these differing outcomes be explained for those firms that have adopted BI systems? Drawing on th...
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This paper explores the performance of Chinese small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) on Business-to-Business (B2B) electronic marketplaces (EMs). Based on a content analysis of 155 cases of high performing online Chinese vendors, this paper explains the success of SME online B2B vendors within a Motivation-Capability framework. This first gener...
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This research studies the performance of business-to-business (B2B) sellers in e-marketplaces (EMs) from both resource-based and transaction cost perspectives. Organisational resources and capabilities, including online marketing, EM management, online social networking, product/service quality, learning, and exclusive brokerage rights, are propose...
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This research is a study of factors leading to the success of business-to-business (B2B) electronic marketplaces (EMs). A model based on both organizational capability and market opportunity theories was developed to explain the performance of B2B EMs. Organizational capabilities included service provision capability and its enabling capabilities,...
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The popularity of social networking websites has spurred wide applications of socializing functions in online marketplaces, making them social commerce platforms. In the effort of promoting business and building brand, a large number of small-sized online retailers (e-tailers) increasingly rely on online socializing initiatives to stay in touch wit...
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This paper explores the performance of Chinese small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) on Business-to-Business (B2B) electronic marketplaces (EMs). Based on a content analysis of 155 cases of high performing online Chinese vendors, this paper explains the success of SME online B2B vendors within a Motivation-Capability framework. This first gener...
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Although business to business electronic marketplaces (EMs) are new phenomena and their impact on firms is still limited, its worth well keeping track of the impacts since more and more firms participate in EMs. This research is a preliminary study of the impact of EMs. Five aspects of EM impacts are studied, including business value of EMs, EM imp...
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Managing corporate performance is an important yet challenging process. Recently, many enterprises have adopted business intelligence (BI) tools to facilitate more effective corporate performance management. Based on a survey with 290 organizations across North America and East Asia, this paper presents empirical evidence on the key benefits of and...
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The effect of online product reviews on product sales has become a central interest of marketing and information systems researchers because of the popularity of such type of reviews. However, most previous studies were conducted at the product level, rather than at the website level. Analysing the influence of online reviews on consumer intention...
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E-tailers refer to small and medium size enterprises or individual entrepreneurs primarily conducting businesses on online shopping platforms. Although many works on e-marketplaces have been done, theory-driven studies that explain e-tailers' source of competitiveness are relatively scarce. The current work developed an integrative theoretical mode...
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Due to its potential to drive the next wave of e-commerce, mobile commerce has attracted much attention from both practitioners and researchers. In this paper, we develop a theoretical framework to study the adoption and use of m-commerce from the information processing perspective. Based on the information processing framework, we propose that the...
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Previous research has examined the impactof organizational culture(OC) on the implementation ofmany information systems. However, there is a lack ofoverall picture on how OC affects the effectiveness ofdifferent information systems differently. Based on theCompeting Value Framework, this paper proposes acomprehensive framework to explain how the fi...
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In 2003, an important national policy of rejuvenating Northeast China was put forward. The region produces nearly 25% of the country's agricultural commodities. This paper focuses on the adoption of Logistics Information Systems (LIS) in Northeast China's large-scale agricultural corporations. Case research method is used, and Jilin Grain Group Co....
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In this paper, we presented a literature review of the current status of electronic marketplace (EM) research. It consists of 109 journal articles published in 19 journals that are appropriate outlets for electronic commerce research. The results show that an increasing volume of EM research has been conducted from diverse theoretical perspectives....
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In China, B2B electronic markets are still in their early stages of development. The lack of basic business infrastructures has delayed the development of e-markets. The intervention and support of government and IT firms was needed to provide technical support and services to e-markets. We developed a conceptual model to aid in evaluating value cr...
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Purpose – The objective of this paper is to identify and measure the perceived importance of barriers in the SME community to the adoption of internet business procurement and supply chain solutions. Design/methodology/approach – This was a telephone survey of a sample of 173 Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), stratified by size of...
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Many business-to-business electronic marketplaces (EMs) are now offering collaboration functionalities, but the collaboration concept in an EM context has not been studied systematically. This paper is a preliminary effort to explore and categorise the different types of collaboration functionalities that may be offered by EMs. By surveying website...
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The definitions and classifications of any new phenomenon build a strong foundation for further research. Although research on electronic marketplaces (EMs) has proliferated in recent years, related definitions and classifications are still confusing and misleading. The purpose of this paper is to perform a review of the EM literature, and to clari...
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The impact of organizational culture on the successful implementation of information systems (IS) has been studied by some researchers. However, a close examination of the literature shows that researchers examined different attributes of organizational culture, and for the same culture attributes, researchers donot agree with the actual impact of...
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This paper explores the important factors affecting the choice of electronic marketplace (EM) functionalities. We propose that buyer-supplier relationship-related factors, such as transaction uncertainty, transaction specific investment, transaction frequency, complexity of product description, and non-contractible factors, can affect the choice of...
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This paper explores the impact of electronic marketplaces (EMs) on buyer-supplier relationships using a case study approach. Three aspects were investigated: economic benefits, structural changes, and participant satisfaction. Contrary to the literature that treats the emergence of EMs as evidence of “moving towards markets,” we first confirmed tha...
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Service offerings that support collaboration among participating firms are gaining popularity in Electronic Marketplaces (EMs). Although many papers have addressed the issue of collaboration, it has received little attention in the EM context. Collaboration is a rather broad term that means different things to different people. A detailed classific...
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Network organizations have become commonplace in industrialized countries, for improving productivity and competitive strength. Their success depends to a large extent on the sharing of knowledge among participating organizations. However, due to the relative independence of component firms, successful knowledge management in network organizations...
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In China, the development of e-market has unique characteristics in the transactional processes and market mechanisms, which relate largely to the current industry structure, financial infrastructure and organization structure. This paper seeks to develop a conceptual model of B2B e-market value creation strategy, and can also be used to highlight...
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Despite the high expectations that researchers and practitioners had for business-to-business electronic marketplaces (EMs), EMs have not prospered, for reasons that are not well understood. Research to this point on EM adoption is very limited due to their quickly changing nature and the complexity of the issue, which involves multiple economic, p...

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