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Understanding E-Commerce through Genre Theory: The Case of the Car-Buying Process [chapter]

Sue Conger, Ulrike Schultze
1999 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
In this paper, we apply genre theory to evaluate the business processes involved in buying a car.  ...  There is a dearth of theory-based guidance for organizations making decisions about electronic commerce and about enhancing their business processes through the use of new media, particularly the World  ...  Understanding Through Genre Theory 227 Test Drive The purpose of a test drive is for the buyer to interact with a car.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35566-5_14 fatcat:avzoc2vyqfcrbkwyktvfri2vwu

Toward a theory of business

Thomas Donaldson, James P. Walsh
2015 Research in organizational behavior  
We are also grateful for the financial support we received from the The Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  ...  The order of authorship is alphabetical by surname.  ...  The economists offer us a theory of the firm, telling us why the firm exists and how commerce in a world of firms differs from commerce in a world of market exchange.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.riob.2015.10.002 fatcat:gwcxrynvkne7ffw2qmwardn364

Toward a Theory of Business

Thomas J. Donaldson, James P. Walsh
2015 Academy of Management Proceedings  
We are also grateful for the financial support we received from the The Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.  ...  The order of authorship is alphabetical by surname.  ...  The economists offer us a theory of the firm, telling us why the firm exists and how commerce in a world of firms differs from commerce in a world of market exchange.  ... 
doi:10.5465/ambpp.2015.15457abstract fatcat:om72t6yqfrc7pg22cb3e7e6gwy

The Anthropology of Airports, Criticism to Non Place Theory (Essay-Review)

Maximiliano E. KORSTANJE
2015 Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research  
This text contains a set of personal experiences, product of my personal ethnographies in well-known airports, as well as a conceptual discussion around non-place´s theory.  ...  He is convinced that modernity has been changed into a new way, hyper-modernity, which is a producer of "non-places", spaces of anonymity that effaces the attachment to past.  ...  THEORY OF NON-PLACES IN MARC AUGE To understand the theory of Marc Auge and his philosophy of non-places, it is important to pay attention to French sociologists as Durkheim or Rousseau.  ... 
doaj:4fdff75fd71d4ca38665e34009a0a3c4 fatcat:ivzquplf3bbizestwgpg6mvwhq

City as mobility: a contribution of brazilian saraus to urban theory

Derek Pardue, Lucas Amaral de Oliveira
2018 Vibrant: Virtual Brazilian Anthropology  
The movement offers important insights for an anthropology of cities by highlighting the materiality of mobility and spatiality, understood here as a set of social and cultural practices that involve the  ...  We examine how saraus contribute to the construction of a new imaginary of the city and public space occupied by the socially excluded and racialized peripheries.  ...  In conversations with musicians, other perceptions arise to help understand the origins and development of the genre.  ... 
doi:10.1590/1809-43412018v15n1a400 fatcat:uo5hxzl4j5fi3m3dqlt3u33qoq

The Case against Postmodern Censorship Theory

Steven G. Gey
1996 University of Pennsylvania law review  
, outl" at a passing patrol car?  ...  view of the governmental process.  ...  AGAINST POSTMODERN CENSORSHIP THEORY the case of Mr.  ... 
doi:10.2307/3312658 fatcat:5lsbmtqoyjgqxmgglrmzoew7wy

'Alexa, Adv(ert)ise us!'

Michael Haas, Anna Keller
2021 MedienPädagogik: Zeitschrift für Theorie und Praxis der Medienbildung  
Digital assistants increasingly infiltrate the world of children. The way they function reminds us somewhat of playmates, nannies and tutors.  ...  As we will show in the conclusion, there are further pedagogically beneficial approaches from the point of view of promoting advertising literacy.  ...  The buying process becomes particularly low-threshold when shopping by voice command: you don't even have to click the ubiquitous 'buy now' button to order something.  ... 
doi:10.21240/mpaed/43/2021.07.23.x fatcat:apxiqibp2fcmjg5haq3fz7slpi

Entries A–Z [chapter]

2016 A Glossary of Literary and Cultural Theory  
A Glossary of Literary and Cultural Theory provides researchers and students with an up-to-date guide through the vibrant and changing debates in Literary and Cultural Studies.  ...  If the failings of an abstruse and limited 'Theory' have been duly recognized and surpassed, a particular manifestation of the 'Theory' era -what indeed passed as a code word of this phase -is thought  ...  to buy or sell on the stock market).  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315666327-7 fatcat:44f73mtzpna7bfvh3rwr3gipke

Turning the Kaleidoscope: Toward a Theory of Interpreting Precedents

Craig Green
2015 Social Science Research Network  
Legal actors constantly fight over what precedents mean, and those disputes require an understanding of what such cases meant in the pastwhether at the initial time of decision, or in their subsequent  ...  I consider four methods of interpreting precedents that rely on different categories of historical materials and can generate different interpretive results: (i) an opinion's text, which indicates a decision's  ...  It enters into the commerce of the country"). 179.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2574661 fatcat:yuzbbwp67bfc5ofe623nwfilii

Theoretical and philosophical implications of postmodern debates: some challenges to modern marketing

A. Fuat Fırat, Nikhilesh Dholakia
2006 Marketing Theory  
Cases that illustrate the technology-driven cultural shifts, affecting the very foundation of marketing, are presented.  ...  This article analyses the impact of postmodernism and of new information technologies on the conceptual foundations of marketing. Six main areas of challenge are identified.  ...  Implications of postmodern debates A. Fuat Fırat and Nikhilesh Dholakia Box 1 Playground of the post-consumer: eBay One of the most popular and profitable e-commerce sites is eBay.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1470593106063981 fatcat:dc6mplgxend45iwbgyoot6tpje

Theories of Modern Human Origins: The Paleontological Test

David W. Frayer, Milford H. Wolpoff, Alan G. Thorne, Fred H. Smith, Geoffrey G. Pope
1993 American Anthropologist  
of the theory.  ...  Yet the heart of the book is the over 200 cases, which Rose collected through observa- tion at two local court settings and by eliciting remembered cases from informants.  ... 
doi:10.1525/aa.1993.95.1.02a00020 fatcat:ttysinl22jfqbd3bqmukim3mau

Embodiment [chapter]

2017 Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory  
At its most foundational level, it argues that individuals do not buy, exchange, or even produce goods; rather, service (through the performance of deeds, processes, and performances for others) is the  ...  Acknowledgements This research arises from the project A Service-Dominant Logic for Education Over the last decade, a new, and significant, paradigm of/for business has emergeda Service-Dominant Logic  ...  When Distance Teaching is understood basically as a process of making written texts available through the Web and following this with discussion through e-mail e chats, it is not difficult to believe that  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-287-588-4_100335 fatcat:jmp7imwrbbak5iwwkd4rak5gra

Introduction [chapter]

Constantine Sandis
2014 Cultural Heritage Ethics: Between Theory and Practice  
The film opens with the return to his ancestral home of the wealthy Count Greven (Bruno Decarli) from a 'foreign journey of several years'.  ...  case of an E-type Jaguar which can reach 150 miles per hour.  ...  This process is illustrated by the case of the market for 'classic cars' (only defined as such in the 1970s), in which prices reached dizzy heights in the 1990s, before crashing.  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0047.14 fatcat:qtnncodskzgjdpyuy3aw3nswaq

The seduction of feminist theory

Erin Amann Holliday-Karre
2015 Feminist Theory  
To Holly Laird for graciously acknowledging in my work a previous aspiration of her own and for her masterful editorial skills. And to Paul Jay for making me mindful of oppositional viewpoints.  ...  To the best friends, colleagues, sounding boards, support group, and writing group that any graduate student could ever hope to have:  ...  Therefore, the information 1 The documentary, as a genre, is a form of realism. Literary scholars understand realism as a set of conventions.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1464700114562530 fatcat:ay4ayrodxbhzdftw244pnvjefq

Stack Attack

Bristol Lane Voss
2000 Journal of Business Strategy  
Reason to Buy/Read: Most of the other books of the genre say you must go e, and go all the way.  ...  File Under: e-Commerce, a force not likely to fade. Reason to Buy/Read: It's informa- tion-packed, case-study laden, and the co-winner of the most complete table of contents contest.  ... 
doi:10.1108/eb040116 fatcat:jhjcvd7ws5ejpfxx6z4nldrirm
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