Three Dimensional Elements for Sustainable e-Business Modelling

Mohammed Naim A. Dewan, Maruf Hossan Chowdhury, Mohammed A. Quaddus


e-business modelling is a prevalent term now days as it converts technology into economic value. The sustainability of the business is another global contemporary issue. Although e-business modelling and sustainability are the two major global trends now but still there is no common understanding about the elements that need to be used for a sustainable e-business model. Surprisingly, none of the e-business modelling approaches even consider sustainability as a major element. In this paper, therefore, after extensive literature review on e-business modelling and sustainability of the business we carefully identify and determine the required elements for a sustainable e-business model. The elements are three dimensional and selected from customer value area, business value area, and process value area so that the modelling elements safeguard the interests of all stakeholders (customer, business, society, and environment) while maintaining the sustainability.


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Naim A. Dewan M., Hossan Chowdhury M. and A. Quaddus M. (2012). Three Dimensional Elements for Sustainable e-Business Modelling . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Communication Networking, e-Business and Optical Communication Systems - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-23-5, pages 313-323. DOI: 10.5220/0003994003130323

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author={Mohammed Naim A. Dewan and Maruf Hossan Chowdhury and Mohammed A. Quaddus},
title={Three Dimensional Elements for Sustainable e-Business Modelling},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Communication Networking, e-Business and Optical Communication Systems - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2012)},

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JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Communication Networking, e-Business and Optical Communication Systems - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2012)
TI - Three Dimensional Elements for Sustainable e-Business Modelling
SN - 978-989-8565-23-5
AU - Naim A. Dewan M.
AU - Hossan Chowdhury M.
AU - A. Quaddus M.
PY - 2012
SP - 313
EP - 323
DO - 10.5220/0003994003130323