The Impact of E-commerce Adoption on Firm¡¦s Performance

by Lo, Wen-Shin

Abstract (Summary)
The focus of this paper is to examine the determinants explaining the timing of E-commerce adoption in Taiwan manufacturing industries through the use of a duration model. This paper also investigates whether there have any difference in determining the utilization of E-commerce among different industries. And construct the measurement of E-commerce spillover effect, vertical integration and diversification to see how the E-commerce affects the plant¡¦s boundaries and transaction efficiency by changing the transaction costs among plants.
Bibliographical Information:

Advisor:Diana HweiAn Tsai; none; Bih - Shiow Chen

School:National Sun Yat-Sen University

School Location:China - Taiwan

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:transaction efficiency plant¡¦s boundaries e commerce hazard rate


Date of Publication:08/03/2005

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