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IJEEEE 2012 Vol.2(1): 083-087 ISSN: 2010-3654
DOI: 10.7763/IJEEEE.2012.V2.85

Relationship between Globalization and E-Commerce

Jalil Totonchi and Kholamreza Manshady

Abstract—This paper focuses on the relationship between globalization and the adoption of a particular set of ICTs, namely the Internet and electronic commerce, at the firm level. The findings show that Globalization has differential effects on business to business and business to customer e-Commerce, however highly global firms are more likely to do business to business but less likely to do business to customer. The relationship between globalization and e-Commerce is complex and varied. The global firms use the technology more intensively, engaging in a wider variety of e-Commerce activities than less global firms.

Index Terms—Globalization; ICT; e-commerce; firm performance.

J. Totonchi is with Member of Faculty, Islamic Azad University, Yazd Branch, Iran and Ph.D. Student in Economics, University of Pune, India (ia.totonchi@yahoo.com).
K. Manshady is with Islamic Azad University, Yazd Branch Branch, Iran.

Cite: Jalil Totonchi and Kholamreza Manshady , "Relationship between Globalization and E-Commerce ," International Journal of e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 083-087, 2012.

General Information

ISSN: 2010-3654 (Online)
Abbreviated Title: Int. J. e-Educ. e-Bus. e-Manag. e-Learn.
Frequency: Quarterly
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Kuan-Chou Chen
Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Lau
Abstracting/ Indexing: EBSCO, Google Scholar, Electronic Journals Library, QUALIS, ProQuest, EI (INSPEC, IET)
E-mail: ijeeee@iap.org
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