E-business developmental issues in the Australian food industry.

Singh, M 2004, 'E-business developmental issues in the Australian food industry.', Australian Journal of Information Systems, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 28-38.


Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Journal Articles

Title E-business developmental issues in the Australian food industry.
Author(s) Singh, M
Year 2004
Journal name Australian Journal of Information Systems
Volume number 12
Issue number 1
Start page 28
End page 38
Total pages 10
Publisher University of Wollongong, Department of Information Systems
Abstract This paper discusses e-business developmental issues in the Australian Food industry that were identified from a research project funded by the Australian Research Council. Data was gathered from interviews with 11 food organisations in the year 2000, most of which can be classified as 'bricks and clicks'. These 11 companies were traditional businesses that had adopted e-business as a new way of doing business. The findings of the paper highlight the fact that the B2B is the predominant e-business model in the Australian Food Industry, EDI is an important foundation technology platform for developing B2B e-business, e-procurement was an important reason for adopting B2B e-business and improved supply chain management was the most important achievement from e-business for these organizations. It also highlighted the fact e-business developed in-house with an IT department managed e-business sites better than those that outsourced the development.
Subject Information Systems Organisation
Copyright notice © 2004 Australian Computer Society Inc. General permission to republish, but not for profit, all or part of this material is granted, under the Creative Commons Australian Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 Licence.
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