Chapter 2. Fundamentals of e-Business

  1. Professor Chimay J. Anumba PhD, DSc Professor Head Chartered/Professional Engineer founding Director Honorary Doctorate1 and
  2. Dr Kirti Ruikar Bachelor of Architecture, MSc, EngD (Doctor of Engineering) Lecturer architect Associate Editor2
  1. Dr Kirti Ruikar Bachelor of Architecture, MSc, EngD (Doctor of Engineering) Lecturer architect Associate Editor2 and
  2. Professor Chimay J. Anumba PhD, DSc Professor Head Chartered/Professional Engineer founding Director Honorary Doctorate1

Published Online: 30 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302462.ch2

e-Business in Construction

e-Business in Construction

How to Cite

Ruikar, K. and Anumba, C. J. (2008) Fundamentals of e-Business, in e-Business in Construction (eds C. J. Anumba and K. Ruikar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302462.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Architectural Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Architectural Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 JUN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405182348

Online ISBN: 9781444302462

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Keywords:

  • e-business and e-commerce definitions;
  • fundamentals of e-business;
  • taxonomy for e-business;
  • four faces of e-business;
  • e-business models;
  • e-business in construction;
  • Business-to-Business (or B2B)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • e-Business and e-commerce definitions

  • Taxonomy for e-business

  • The four faces of e-business

  • e-Business models

  • e-Business in construction

  • Summary and conclusions

  • References