International Journal of Electronic Business
- Editor in Chief
- Prof. Dr. Eldon Y. Li
- ISSN online
- ISSN print
- 4 issues per year
IJEB is a double-blind refereed and authoritative reference dealing with working and potential e-business models and applications as well as emerging issues of interest to professionals and academics.
Topics covered include
- Assessing e-business potential
- Business portals, e-commerce/business management
- Distributed/collaborative product development
- E-banking/finance/investment, secured electronic transactions
- E-business ethics and strategies
- E-delivery/branding/entrepreneurship/services/trade, e-tailing
- Global trade and e-business
- Intelligent web services, mobile Internet business, semantic webs
- Intellectual property protection, knowledge networks
- Multilateral facilitation of e-business, role of intermediaries
- New business models/enabling technologies, e-businesses trends
- Regulating distortions and cyber frauds, money laundering prevention
- Valuating electronic business assets, financing e-business
- Virtual businesses, virtualisation and globalisation of services
The objectives of the IJEB are to develop, promote and coordinate the development and practice of electronic business methods. It also aims to help professionals working in the field, business educators and policy-makers to contribute, to disseminate information and to learn from each other|s work. The international dimension is emphasised in order to overcome cultural and national barriers and to meet the needs of accelerating technological change and changes in the global economy.
Professionals, policy-makers, academics, researchers, and managers in IT, business and commerce.
The IJEB publishes original and review papers, technical reports, case studies, conference reports, management reports, book reviews, and notes, commentaries, and news. Contribution may be by submission or invitation, and suggestions for special issues and publications are welcome.
IJEB is indexed in:
- Scopus (Elsevier)
- Academic OneFile (Gale)
- Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
- cnpLINKer (CNPIEC)
- Computer Science Index (EBSCO)
- DBLP Computer Science Bibliography
- Ergonomics Abstracts - Ergo-Abs
- Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale)
- Business Collection (Gale)
- General OneFile (Gale)
- Google Scholar
- Info Trac (Gale)
- Inspec (Institution of Engineering and Technology)
- io-port (FIZ Karlsruhe)
- Pascal (INIST-CNRS)
- ProQuest ABI/Inform Collection
- ProQuest Advanced Technologies Database with Aerospace
- ProQuest Advanced Technologies Database and Aerospace Collection
- ProQuest Technology Collection
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Editor in Chief
- Li, Eldon Y., Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan
- Du, Timon C., The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
- Chiu, Chaochang, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan
- Paolucci, Emilio, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
- Radermacher, Franz Josef, Research Institute for Applied Knowledge Processing/n (FAW/n), Germany
- Teh, Pei-Lee, Monash University, Malaysia
- Morell, Jonathan A., Fulcrum Corporation, USA
Asia Pacific Editor
- Chau, Patrick Y.K., The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
- Schlenker, Lee, E.M. LYON, France
Editorial Board Members
- Adler, Niclas, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
- Ahn, Joong-Ho, Seoul National University, South Korea
- Ayadi, Achraf, La Rochelle Business School, France
- Babin, Gilbert, HEC Montréal, Canada
- Bui, Tung X., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
- Cai, Christopher Shun, Xiamen University, China
- Chen, Hsinchun, The University of Arizona, USA
- Chen, Jian, Tsinghua University, China
- Cheung, Waiman, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
- Chou, Timothy S., National Taiwan University, Taiwan
- Currim, Imran, University of California, USA
- De Rougemont, Michel, University Paris II, France
- Ein-Dor, Phillip, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
- Gordon, Michael D., University of Michigan Business School, USA
- Haugtvedt, Curtis P., The Ohio State University, USA
- Head, Milena M., McMaster University, Canada
- Huang, Lihua, Fudan University, China
- Jansen, James, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
- Kauffman, Robert J., Singapore Management University, Singapore
- Khan, Habib Ullah, Qatar University, Qatar
- Kisielnicki, Jerzy A., Warsaw University, Poland
- Krokan, Arne, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
- LaPorta, Thomas, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
- Liang, Ting-Peng, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
- Lin, Binshan, Louisiana State University in Shreveport, USA
- Lo, Chi-Chun, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
- Madnick, Stuart, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
- Marchand, Donald A., IMD International, Switzerland
- McGrath, Michael, Victoria University, Australia
- Mendelson, Haim, Stanford University, USA
- Richards, Jef I., University of Texas at Austin, USA
- Rosenberg, John, Deakin University, Australia
- Sawhney, Mohanbir S., Northwestern University, USA
- Schoder, Detlef, University of Cologne, Germany
- Sharma, Ravi, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
- Shaw, Michael, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
- Sibley, Edgar H., George Mason University, USA
- Tam, Kar Yan, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China
- Teo, Thompson S.H., National University of Singapore, Singapore
- Turban, Efraim, University of Hawaii, USA
- Tygar, Doug, University of California at Berkeley, USA
- Vandermerwe, Sandra, Imperial College Management School, UK
- Vitale, Michael, Melbourne Business School, Australia
- Wei, Kwok Kee, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
- Whang, Seungjin, Stanford University, USA
- Whybark, D. Clay, University of North Carolina, USA
- Yen, David C., State University of New York, USA
- Yu, Philip S., University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
- Zhang, Dongsong, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA
- Zwass, Vladimir, Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA
A few essentials for publishing in this journal
- Submitted articles should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
- Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written (more details available here) and the author has cleared any necessary permissions with the copyright owner if it has been previously copyrighted.
- Briefs and research notes are not published in this journal.
- All our articles go through a double-blind review process.
- All authors must declare they have read and agreed to the content of the submitted article. A full statement of our Ethical Guidelines for Authors (PDF) is available.
- There are no charges for publishing with Inderscience, unless you require your article to be Open Access (OA). You can find more information on OA here.
- All articles for this journal must be submitted using our online submissions system.
- Submit here.
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24 April, 2019
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