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Sexton, Randall S.; Johnson, Richard A.; Hignite, Michael A. – Internet Research, 2002
Describes a study that analyzed variables in order to identify accurate predictors of individuals' use of the Internet and e-commerce. Results of survey research and a neural network identifies gender, overall computer use, job-related use, and home access as important characteristics that should influence use of the Internet and e-commerce.…
Descriptors: Computer Use, Gender Issues, Internet, Predictor Variables
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Vijayasarathy, Leo R. – Internet Research, 2002
Discussion of electronic commerce and online marketing focuses on an empirical study that investigated differences between Internet shopping intentions for products categorized by cost and tangibility. Highlights include hypotheses; respondent characteristics; results that showed that intentions to shop using the Internet differ by tangibility of…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Costs, Hypothesis Testing, Internet
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Teo, Thompson S. H.; Tan, Jek Swan – Internet Research, 2002
Describes a study on Internet marketing strategies of business-to-consumer (B2C) firms in Singapore. Results of a survey and hierarchical regression analyses indicate that strategies to attract customers and to relate to customers have significant positive relationships to online brand equity, which is positively related to financial growth.…
Descriptors: Administrators, Business, Foreign Countries, Internet
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George, Joey F. – Internet Research, 2002
Using the theory of planned behavior as the theoretical base, data collected through a semi-annual survey of Web users were used to determine if beliefs about privacy and Internet trustworthiness helped determine attitudes toward the Internet, which were thought to affect intent to make Internet purchases. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Decision Making, Intention, Internet
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Goldsmith, Ronald E.; Lafferty, Barbara A. – Internet Research, 2002
Describes a study of undergraduates that tested four hypotheses regarding the effects of viewing Web sites on Internet advertising. Highlights include attitudes toward ads in marketing communications and advertising research; recalling brand names seen on the Internet; perceived advantages and disadvantages of online advertising; and recalling ads…
Descriptors: Advertising, Higher Education, Hypothesis Testing, Internet
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Evans, Joel R.; Haase, Ilene M. – Internet Research, 2001
Discusses the potential for online business education. Highlights include a background of distance education for higher education; the interest of corporate America in distance education; and results of a survey of Internet users that focused on potential customers for online business education and considered demographics, service expectations,…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Demography, Distance Education, Futures (of Society)
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Mullins, Roisin; Duan, Yanqing; Hamblin, David – Internet Research, 2001
Describes a study of the training needs of small- and medium-sized enterprises in relation to the Internet, electronic commerce, and electronic data interchange in the United Kingdom, Poland, Slovak Republic, Germany, and Portugal. Discusses the development of a Web-based intelligent training system (WITS) as a result of the study. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Business, Foreign Countries, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Internet
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Jonason, Andreas; Eliasson, Gunnar – Internet Research, 2001
Discusses new electronic commerce applications enabled by mobility and personalization over mobile devices; considers the convergence of the wireless, the fixed Internet, and the media industries; describes innovative pricing models; and reports results from a survey of users of I-mode, a wireless Internet service offering Web browsing and email…
Descriptors: Electronic Mail, Internet, Models, Surveys
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Kardaras, Dimitris; Papathanassiou, Eleutherios – Internet Research, 2000
Reports on the results of a survey of 120 companies in Greece that evaluated the potential of business to customer (B2C) Internet applications and investigated how the Internet and e-commerce can offer new opportunities for businesses to improve their customers' satisfaction. Discusses electronic commerce problems and future technology. (Contains…
Descriptors: Business, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Internet
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Saunders, Gary; Weible, Rick – Internet Research, 1999
Discussion of the future of electronic courses for higher education focuses on the results of an email questionnaire survey sent to accounting chairpersons. Nearly 65 per cent of the respondents indicated that electronic courses are simply correspondence courses presented with new technology and do not see them as particularly beneficial. (LRW)
Descriptors: Accounting, Computer Assisted Instruction, Correspondence Study, Department Heads
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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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Feher, Annamaria; Towell, Elizabeth – Internet Research, 1997
A survey of 142 information technology (IT) managers, CIOs, and CEOs in manufacturing, government, financial services, education, health care, retailing, aerospace, chemicals, and wholesaling examined business use of the Internet and found that although 85% of respondents are using the Internet, the perception is that their customers and vendors…
Descriptors: Administrators, Business, Consumer Economics, Internet
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Furnell, S. M.; Karweni, T. – Internet Research, 1999
Examines general requirement for security technologies that provide a basis for trust in the electronic commerce environment. Discusses the results of two surveys that included general Internet users who are potential customers as well as commercial businesses, that considered attitudes to electronic commerce in general and options relating to…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Business, Internet, Surveys
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Soh, Christina; Mah, Quee Yong; Gan, Fong Jek; Chew, Daniel; Reid, Edna – Internet Research, 1997
A survey of Singapore-based firms in computer/information technology, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, travel, publishing, and banking/finance that use the Internet for business found that most of the respondents use the Internet for marketing and advertising, customer service and support, information gathering, and, to a lesser degree,…
Descriptors: Advertising, Banking, Business, Computer Security
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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