Encyclopedia of E-Commerce Development, Implementation, and Management

Proposal Submission Deadline: December 15, 2014
Encyclopedia of E-Commerce Development, Implementation, and Management
A book edited by Dr. In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)

To be published by IGI Global

Recently, e-commerce has been going through a major transformation to take advantage of the new e-commerce technologies, standards, and business models emerging in different industries. To remain competitive, e-commerce managers need to keep abreast with the new paradigms such as social media and the Internet of Things (IoT). While e-commerce has been a central theme of intensive studies in the last 20 years, there is still a lack of comprehensive reference sources which provide the most up-to-date research findings and future directions. The Encyclopedia of E-Commerce Development, Implementation, and Management attempts to fill this void by covering both foundational and cutting-edge topics in e-commerce. The topics of this encyclopedia include, but are not limited to, e-commerce development methodologies, implementation strategies, management practices, mobile services, digital product, user behavior, online game, social media, the IoT, social commerce, and critical issues and trends.

Objective of the Book
The objective of this encyclopedia is to publish high quality original works highlighting the most important research topics, concepts, trends, issues, and practice implications in e-commerce development, implementation, and management. It will serve as a source of knowledge for researchers, educators, students, and industry practitioners.

Target Audience
Projected audience includes researchers, instructors, e-commerce managers, business analysts, and undergraduate/graduate students in various e-commerce programs.

Recommended topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. E-Commerce Theories
2. E-Commerce Planning and Evaluation
3. E-Commerce System Development
Development Methods
Design Factors
User Interface
4. E-Commerce Management Areas
Online Marketing
Online Advertising
Cyber Crime
5. E-Commerce Business Models
Online Game
Digital Product
Online Dating
6. Mobile Commerce
Mobile Services
Location Commerce
Mobile Banking
Mobile Payment
7. Online Consumer Behavior
8. Global E-Commerce Development and Management: Model, Technologies, Issues
9. E-Commerce Cases Studies (Success and Failure)
10. Social Media
Social Networking Services
Collective Intelligence
11. Web Technologies
Web Services
Mobile Services
Web 2.0
Web Mining
Social Computing
Search Engine Optimization
Recommender Systems
12. Emerging Trends
Social Commerce
Cloud Computing
Big Data
Internet of Things
Semantic Web
13. Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities in E-Commerce Development and Management
14. All other related issues in the e-commerce development, implementation, and management for business

Submission Procedure
Contributors are invited to submit on or before December 15, 2014, a 2-3 page manuscript proposal clearly describing and explaining the topic of the proposed chapter. The proposal should include the chapter summary, table of contents, and authors’ contact information. Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by December 31, 2014 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter organizational guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by February 28, 2015. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Encyclopedia of E-Commerce Development, Implementation, and Management. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the “Information Science Reference” (formerly Idea Group Reference), “Medical Information Science Reference,” “Business Science Reference,” and “Engineering Science Reference” imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit www.igi-global.com. This publication is anticipated to be released in 2016.

Important Dates
December 15, 2014: Proposal Submission Deadline
December 31, 2014: Notification of Proposal Acceptance
February 28, 2015: Full Chapter Submission
March 31, 2015: Review Result Returned
May 31, 2015: Revised Chapter Submission
June 30, 2015: Review Result Returned
August 31, 2015: Final Chapter Submission

Editorial Advisory Board:
Jae-Hyeon Ahn, KAIST, South Korea
JoongHo Ahn, Seoul National University, South Korea
Rebecca Angeles, University of New Brunswick Fredericton, Canada
Amit Basu, Southern Methodist University, USA
Amit Bhatnagar, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
Michael Chau, University of Hong Kong, China
Guoqing Chen, Tsinghua University, China
Constantinos K.  Coursaris, Michigan State University, USA
Jasbir Dhaliwal, University of Memphis, USA
Neil Doherty, Loughborough University, UK
Soumitra Dutta, Cornell University, USA
Varun Grover, Clemson University, USA
Alan R. Hevner, University of South Florida, USA
Wen-Chen Hu, University of North Dakota, USA
Marijn Janssen, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Faouzi Kamoun, Zayed University, UAE
Larry Kerschberg, George Mason University, USA
Pradeep Korgaonkar, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Albert L. Lederer, University of Kentucky, USA
Ting-Peng Liang, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
Steve Muylle, Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School, Belgium
Pete Mykytyn, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA
Aris M. Ouksel, The University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Savvas Papagiannidis, Newcastle University, UK
Ada Scupola, Roskilde University, Denmark
Troy Strader, Drake University, USA
Indrit Troshani, The University of Adelaide, Australia

Inquiries and submissions can be forwarded electronically (Word Document) to:
In Lee, Ph.D.
School of Computer Sciences
Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL USA
E-mail: I-Lee@wiu.edu

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