This chapter discusses using e- and m-business components in supporting and enhancing existing businesses and in creating new business innovations. A framework illustrating two different approaches companies have to adoption of e- and m-business components is proposed. Three cases of how Finnish companies have, in an innovative way, used e- and m-business components to support, enhance, and launch businesses are presented. Based on the illustrative framework and the cases, some rules of thumb for using e- and m-business components in business are proposed. The aim of this chapter is to offer managers helpful insights for planning e- and m- business component investments.
|Title of host publication||Electronic Business: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
|MoE publication type||A3 Part of a book or another research book|