Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research

Articles from Vol. 5, No. 3, December

An Exploratory Study of Website Information Content
AbstractThis study describes and demonstrates the Website Information Content Survey (WICS), which is intended to provide practitioners and researchers with a means of systematically describing website information content. In an exploratory survey of...
A Semantic Query Approach to Personalized E-Catalogs Service System
AbstractWith the emergence of the e-Catalog, there has been an increasingly wide application of commodities query in distributed environment in the field of e-commerce. But e-Catalog is often autonomous and heterogeneous, effectively integrating and...
Bridging the Gap between RFID/EPC Concepts, Technological Requirements and Supply Chain E-Business Processes
AbstractSupply chain pressures have caused some firms to reexamine their processes. In doing so, firms are exploring emerging technology such as RFID to enable seamless exchange of information within their supply chain. While RFID promised to "revolutionize"...
Contextualized Ubiquity: A New Opportunity for Rendering Business Information and Services
AbstractStating that information and services are ubiquitous, means that they are available anywhere, anytime. The development of mobile-devices with wireless network-access capabilities, together with the decrease in network-traffic costs and the proliferation...
Editorial
This is the fifth volume of the Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research (JTAER). In this issue we briefly discuss publishing research outcomes, JTAER citations in the Scopus database, the best reviewer of the year 2009 award and...
From Traditional Transactions to B2B: A Contract Theoretical Analysis
AbstractThis paper extends Alderete (2009) model of screening contracts to build electronic commerce between a large firm and a small and medium sized enterprise (SME) supplier. The large firm (principal) must choose among SME suppliers (agents) that...
Practitioner's Challenges in Designing Trust into Online Systems
AbstractIt is widely recognised that successful online systems are not those that simply fulfil some functional specifications, but rather systems that are developed to also meet a number of non-functional requirements such as security, reliability and...
What Factors Influence Online Brand Trust: Evidence from Online Tickets Buyers in Malaysia
AbstractThis study examines online brand trust and its influencing factors in the specific context of online air ticket buyers in Malaysia. Summarizing academic literature on online brand trust drivers, it was found that there is a need to conduct research...