Developing e-business: A strategic approach
Computer Information Systems
While e-business is often mixed with electronic commerce (e-commerce), they are completely different concepts. E-business encompasses e-commerce as well as many other applications. There are more benefits to be derived from e-business than from e-commerce. Electronic business (e-business) is revolutionizing the way of communication between internal and external stakeholders within an organization. Connecting numerous information systems and integrating data streams can significantly increase the operational efficiency of the firm. E-business can lead to competitive advantage as well as profitability.
Rodgers, J. A., Yen, D. C., & Chou, D. C. (2002). Developing e-business: A strategic approach. Information Management & Computer Security, 10 (4), 184–192. doi:10.1108/09685220210436985