An evaluation of business-to-business electronic commerce marketplaces (e-marketplaces) in Malaysia / Nor Azzyati Hashim, Mardziah Hashim and Rogayah Abdul Majid

Hashim, Nor Azzyati and Hashim, Mardziah and Abdul Majid, Rogayah (2007) An evaluation of business-to-business electronic commerce marketplaces (e-marketplaces) in Malaysia / Nor Azzyati Hashim, Mardziah Hashim and Rogayah Abdul Majid. Social and Management Research Journal (SMRJ), 4 (2). pp. 101-121. ISSN 1675-7017

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Abstract

The development of business-to-business electronic commerce marketplaces
(B2B e-marketplaces) has influenced the way businesses are conducted. The
emergence of many types of e-marketplaces together with the increase use of
e-marketplaces allows many organizations to become e-market makers in the
electronic commerce environment. Nonetheless, too many B2B e-marketplaces
could become a challenge with e-marketplaces have shown numerous successes
and failures since early existence. With this background, this pap er discusses
the characteristics and success factors of B2B e-marketplaces offered in
Malaysia. A content analysis ofe-marketplace websites using the integrated
model from the Extended Model of Internet Commerce Adoption (eMICA) and
the Internet-Based B2B Stages of Growth enabled an examination of type,
ownership, B2B features and B2B stages of growth. A few e-marketplaces
were then selected as case studies to identify the success factors based on the
Framework of the Critical Success Factors Analysis fo r E-Marketplaces.
Overall, Malaysia B2B public e-marketplaces have shown positive growth
development stages across time with high adoption of e-commerce website
features. In addition,factors of strategic, functional, technology, build liquidity, create value and others were also essential for t e success of the e-marketplaces.
Indeed, good marketing strategies, multiple income streams,
value added information services and government initiatives are among keys
to success.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
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Hashim, Nor Azzyati
norazzyati@perlis.uitm.edu.my
Hashim, Mardziah
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Abdul Majid, Rogayah
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Purchasing. Selling. Sales personnel. Sales executives
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Electronic commerce > Malaysia
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Journal or Publication Title: Social and Management Research Journal (SMRJ)
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > Social and Management Research Journal (SMRJ)
ISSN: 1675-7017
Volume: 4
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 101-121
Official URL: https://smrj.uitm.edu.my/
Item ID: 13035
Uncontrolled Keywords: B2B E-Marketplaces, public E-Marketplaces, B2B Features, B2B Stages of Growth. E-Marketplace Success Factors
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/13035

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