Enterprise 2.0: How Technology, eCommerce, and Web 2.0 Are Transforming Business Virtually considers two levels of impact for organizations embracing Enterprise 2.0—macro and micro. Volume one considers the strategic components of the Enterprise, with emphasis on the specific tools available; applications in the organization such as content management, public relations, and cloud computing; and guidelines for protecting the organization, including legal best practices. Volume two considers the behavioral components of the Enterprise, including human resource implications and consumer behavior related to social media. The managerial implications of Enterprise 2.0 are also explored, with a focus on the use of virtual teams, recruiting with social media, and organizational behavior in a virtual environment, among other topics.
Tracy L. Tuten, PhD, is associate professor of marketing at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
The timeliness of this study--the first of its kind--and its unique agency-theory perspective allow for an analysis of the appropriateness of e-business and e-commerce for certain businesses. What are e-commerce businesses that are developing loyalty and building trust doing differently than their less successful competitors? How are successful companies moving from traditional applications to the new breed of integrated e-commerce architectures? Karake-Shalhoub answers these and other pressing questions for senior and mid-level managers and strategic planners, corporate executives charged with incorporating an e-commerce strategy into their long-range plans, chief privacy officers, regulatory policymakers, and students of e-commerce, customer relationship management, and online marketing.
Strategic E-Commerce Systems and Tools for Competing in the Digital Marketplace advances the body of knowledge on electronic business and commerce with an in-depth look at the opportunities and concerns surrounding online business and finance. This cutting-edge reference aids business leaders, financial managers, investors, and consumers looking to build their portfolios and thrive in modern digital business environments.
Advertising 2.0 goes way beyond running banner ads on Web sites and explores the rapidly burgeoning world of social media marketing. Among other things, expert Tracy L. Tuten covers viral marketing, doing online research, advertising within online games, and leveraging online opinions to increase sales or grow a brand. She also describes—way out on the leading edge and sure to turn conventional advertising on its head—how smart marketers let consumers generate ad content for products and brands. While the trade press frequently publishes news of companies using innovative communications techniques, there are hardly any books telling people how to take the plunge into the newest forms of advertising. Advertising 2.0 presents the current state of online advertising, and best practices for using techniques like consumer-generated advertising, social networking, online product reviews, viral video, Second Life, alternate reality games, and more. It also includes case studies and examples of successes and mistakes. Companies and brands featured include Nine Inch Nails, Audi, 42 Entertainment, MySpace, YouTube, Dogster, Vodaphone, Leo Burnett, and others. Best, each method described includes guidelines for getting the most out of the technique, thereby letting advertisers cut through the clutter to touch the hearts of customers worldwide.
* Leading experts from both industry and academia cover the latest developments in Enterprise 2.0 social technologies
* Contributing authors share case studies and real-life examples from organizations applying Web 2.0 tools