3 students
Learning objectives In this chapter you will learn,
  • how the term “E-Commerce” has been defined,
  • how the Internet has enabled this type of business,
  • what are typical categories of making business digitally,
  • what are the advantages as well as the disadvantages of digital business,
  • which technical and economical challenges have to be mastered when doing business electronically.

Recommended pre-reading

  • Mohapatra 2013, chapter 1.
  • Turban et al 2015, chapter 1