Internet Research: Volume 26 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Internet of Things

Guest Editors: Professor Pan Wang, Professor Sohail Chaudhry, Professor Ling Li

The Internet of Things: a security point of view

Shancang Li, Theo Tryfonas, Honglei Li

The purpose of this paper is to provide an in-depth overview of the security requirements and challenges for Internet of Things (IoT) and discuss security solutions for various…


The Internet of Things and convenience

Jan Nolin, Nasrine Olson

The purpose of this paper is to explore and engage with connections between the evolving technology of the Internet of Things (IoT) and notions of convenience. In particular, the…


A visualization platform for internet of things in manufacturing applications

Zhuming Bi, Guoping Wang, Li Da Xu

– The purpose of this paper is to present a visualization platform to control and monitor wireless sensor networks (WSNs) in manufacturing applications.


Internet of things capability and alliance: Entrepreneurial orientation, market orientation and product and process innovation

Xiaoyu Yu, Bang Nguyen, Yi Chen

The purpose of this paper is to examine the role of capability and alliance arising from the internet of things (IoT), specifically in the relationships between strategic…


An intelligent tracking system based on internet of things for the cold chain

Heng Luo, Minjie Zhu, Sengang Ye, Hanping Hou, Yong Chen, Larissa Bulysheva

Monitoring the real-time temperature, humidity, and physical position status of goods is vital in the cold chain. Diverse logistics technologies and systems have been adopted in…


Business network information ecological chain: A new tool for building ecological business environment in IoT era

Xiaojun Xu, Wu He, Ping Yin, Xiaobo Xu, Yuting Wang, Haitao Zhang

The purpose of this paper is to present a new tool, business network information ecological chain (BNIEC) aiming to solve the current information problems in business network…


Effectuation and causation in new internet venture growth: The mediating effect of resource bundling strategy

Runping Guo, Li Cai, Weiyong Zhang

Research on new internet venture growth is lacking. The purpose of this paper is to address the gap by developing and testing a theoretical model that links venturing principles…


Customized logistics service and online shoppers’ satisfaction: an empirical study

Mingyao Hu, Fang Huang, Hanping Hou, Yong Chen, Larissa Bulysheva

Fast-growing online retail market provides convenience for customers. But it makes competition among online retailers fiercer as well. Online retailers need to improve online…


Opportunity exploitation and resource exploitation: An integrative growth model for entrepreneurship

Baoshan Ge, Yaqing Sun, Yong Chen, Yang Gao

Guided by the proposed opportunity and resource integrative entrepreneurial growth model, the purpose of this paper is to explore how different opportunity type firms grow…


Exploring the influence of social media on employee work performance

Xiongfei Cao, Xitong Guo, Douglas Vogel, Xi Zhang

– The purpose of this paper is to investigate the influence of social media on employees’ work performance, as well as the underlying mechanism for how they create value at work.


Entrepreneurial environment, market-oriented strategy, and entrepreneurial performance: A study of Chinese automobile firms

Jialu Sun, Meifang Yao, Weiyong Zhang, Yong Chen, Yan Liu

– The purpose of this paper is to explore the correlations among entrepreneurial environment, market-oriented strategies, and entrepreneurial performance.

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