Synopses & Reviews
Part of the New Perspectives Series, this text provides an excellent introduction to e-commerce. Using a case-based approach, students learn the fundamentals of e-commerce through real-life business scenarios.
About the Author
James T. Perry is a Professor of Information Systems in the School of Business at the University of San Diego. He is the author or co-author of over 80 textbooks and trade books and over a dozen articles on computer security, database management systems, multimedia delivery systems, and chief programmer teams. Jim is a charter member of the Association for Information Systems. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the Pennsylvania State University and a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from Purdue University. Jim has worked as a computer security consultant to various private and governmental organizations, including the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He was a consultant on the Strategic Defense Initiative ("Star Wars") project and served as a member of the computer security oversight committee. Gary Schneider is a Professor of Accounting and Information Systems at the University of San Diego. The author or co-author of 31 books on accounting, electronic commerce, and information topics. Gary has PhD in accounting systems from the University of Tennessee, and MBA in accounting from Xavier University.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: What is Electronic Commerce? Chapter 2: Creating a Successful Web Presence Chapter 3: Building an Online Store Chapter 4: Electronic Commerce Security Chapter 5: Electronic Payment Systems Chapter 6: International, Legal, and Ethical Issues Appendix A: Careers in Electronic Commerce