An up-to-date, practical and class-tested text in Electronic Commerce.
The book examines computer automation of business trading systems within and between business organisations. It helps students understand the problems and solutions of automating normal business trading systems. Within organisations, it covers such topics as sales order entry and dispatching, purchasing and receiving, accounting and inventory systems. Between organisations, it looks at Universal Product Numbering, Automatic Identification (bar coding), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Electronic Funds Transfer, security in electronic information exchanges and the Internet. The book is fully illustrated. There are further reading suggestions and review questions at the end of each chapter. (Solutions are provided at the end of the book.)