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Riquelme, Hernan – Internet Research, 2002
Describes a study of small, medium, and large enterprises in Shanghai, China that investigated which size companies benefit the most from the Internet. Highlights include leveling the ground for small and medium enterprises (SMEs); increased sales and cost savings for large companies; and competitive advantages. (LRW)
Descriptors: Business, Comparative Analysis, Cost Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
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Rowley, Jennifer – Internet Research, 2001
Argues that the Internet demands a significant review of approaches to marketing communications, or promotion, as both the strategic and tactical levels. Highlights include electronic business and electronic commerce; comparing organizational and consumer markets; service development; objectives of marketing communications; and questions for…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Internet, Marketing, Objectives
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Phau, Ian; Poon, Sui Meng – Internet Research, 2000
Presents the findings of an empirical investigation of Internet shopping in Singapore. Compares Internet buying behavior between potential Internet buyers and non-Internet buyers, and concludes that the classification of different types of products and services will significantly influence consumer choice between a retail store and the Internet.…
Descriptors: Classification, Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries, Internet
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Vijayasarathy, Leo R.; Jones, Joseph M. – Internet Research, 2000
Findings of an empirical study that compared individuals' attitudes and intentions to shop using print and Internet catalogs suggest that individuals perceived differences between the two catalog media on the shopping factors of reliability, tangibility, and consumer risk. Product value, pre-order information, post-selection information, shopping…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Computer Attitudes, Internet, Nonprint Media
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Ng, T. W. – Internet Research, 1998
Discusses scientific communication (discussion and publication) via print and the Internet, comparing cost, peer review, production speed, and level of interaction and explains why electronic digests appear to provide the best scope in supplanting newsletters, comparing preparation, production, and distribution. (PEN)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Computer Mediated Communication, Electronic Journals, Electronic Publishing
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Foo, Schubert; Hui, Siu Cheung – Internet Research, 1998
Proposes a framework utilizing feature and functionality appraisal and quantitative and qualitative techniques to allow systematic evaluation of different Internet telephony systems. Techniques include voice process evaluation through signal reproduction, Diagnostic Rhyme Test, Diagnostic Acceptability Measure, Degradation Category Rating, and…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cost Effectiveness, Evaluation Methods, Internet
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Christensen, Edward W.; Bailey, James R. – Internet Research, 1998
Describes a study that compared performance differences (perceived, actual, and temporal) for a strategic business information acquisition experimental task when subjects used a library versus using the Internet. It was found that task performance decreased and time to completion increased when using the Internet. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Comparative Analysis, Information Sources, Internet
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Jones, Joseph M.; Vijayasarathy, Leo R. – Internet Research, 1998
Presents findings from an exploratory, empirical investigation of perceptions of Internet catalog shopping compared to more traditional print catalog shopping. Two factors that might influence perceptions, personality, and important other people are examined, and directions for further research are suggested. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Advertising, Comparative Analysis, Consumer Education, Correlation
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Shon, Tae-Hwan; Swatman, Paula M. C. – Internet Research, 1998
Examines Internet payment systems (IPS): third-party, card, secure Web server, electronic token, financial electronic data interchange (EDI), and micropayment based. Reports the results of a Delphi survey of experts identifying and classifying IPS effectiveness criteria and classifying types of IPS providers. Includes the survey invitation letter…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Computer System Design, Delphi Technique, Evaluation Criteria
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Wolf, Lars C. – Internet Research, 1999
Discussion of multimedia systems focuses on interaction approaches for the quality of service (QoS) architectures developed for the Internet and for asynchronous transfer mode (ATM). Highlights include interactions, videoconferencing, video on demand, a comparison of the ATM and IntServ QoS architectures, interaction models, and subordination…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Interaction, Internet, Models
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Shaw, Michael J.; Strader, Troy J. – Internet Research, 1999
Addresses research issues related to the economics of electronic, Internet-based markets. Discusses consumer cost-based differences for traditional and electronic markets; revenue implications for sellers and transaction intermediaries; and results of an empirical, survey-based study of an electronic market in the sports trading-card industry.…
Descriptors: Athletics, Comparative Analysis, Consumer Economics, Cost Effectiveness