Management Research News: Volume 31 Issue 5


Table of contents - Special Issue: Internet and organizational transformation

Guest Editors: Khalid S. Soliman

An e‐distinctivity parameter to evaluate an e‐business idea

Guendalina Capece

The purpose of this paper is to present a new metric that aims to quantitatively support the selection phase of a new e‐business idea by performing an evaluation of its…


Fundaments of trust management in the development of virtual communities

Luis V. Casaló, Carlos Flavián, Miguel Guinalíu

The importance of virtual communities is growing day by day, since consumers are increasingly using online tools to share ideas and contact fellow consumers. For this reason, the…


Factors influencing Irish consumers' trust in internet shopping

Regina Connolly, Frank Bannister

The purpose of this paper is to describe a study in which a previously validated measurement instrument is used to investigate the existence and importance of specific factors…


Internet and supply chain management: adoption modalities for Italian firms

Francesca Michelino, Federica Bianco, Mauro Caputo

The aim of this paper is threefold: giving a description of how much internet‐based tools are used in inter‐firm supply chain relationships in Italy; analysing the different…


An exploratory analysis of factors affecting users' adoption of corporate intranet: A Tunisian study

Rim Mosbeh, Khalid S. Soliman

The purpose of this paper is to test previously developed models to identify factors that are perceived to affect the decision to adopt corporate intranet (CI) in a developing…


Exploring a successful magazine web site

Hanna‐Kaisa Ellonen, Olli Kuivalainen

The aim of this paper is to provide a multifaceted exploration of the motives and success factors of a magazine web site.




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