Factors that Influence e-Business Application in Tertiary Education

Andreas Ahrens, Jeļena Zaščerinska, Sebastian Aust, Andreas Ahrens, Jeļena Zaščerinska

Abstract

e-Business has dramatically influenced progress in all the dimensions of modern life in the context of globalisation. Education is one of these dimensions. Moreover, e-Business and tertiary education are interdependent. However, success in application of e-Business technologies in tertiary education can be changed by its factors. Aim of the present paper is to analyze factors that influence e-Business application in tertiary education. The meaning of the key concepts of e-business technologies and factors is studied. Moreover, the study demonstrates how the key concepts are related to the idea of tertiary education and shows a potential model for development, indicating how the steps of the process are related following a logical chain: e-business technologies → the role of e-business application in tertiary education → factors → empirical study within a multicultural environment. The results of the present research show that the external factors and, particularly, factors forming communication influence e-business application in tertiary education. Directions of further research are proposed.

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Ahrens A., Zaščerinska J., Aust S., Ahrens A. and Zaščerinska J. (2012). Factors that Influence e-Business Application in Tertiary Education . 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 341-344. DOI: 10.5220/0004014803410344


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@conference{ice-b12,
author={Andreas Ahrens and Jeļena Zaščerinska and Sebastian Aust and Andreas Ahrens and Jeļena Zaščerinska},
title={Factors that Influence e-Business Application in Tertiary Education},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Communication Networking, e-Business and Optical Communication Systems - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={341-344},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004014803410344},
isbn={978-989-8565-23-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Data Communication Networking, e-Business and Optical Communication Systems - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2012)
TI - Factors that Influence e-Business Application in Tertiary Education
SN - 978-989-8565-23-5
AU - Ahrens A.
AU - Zaščerinska J.
AU - Aust S.
AU - Ahrens A.
AU - Zaščerinska J.
PY - 2012
SP - 341
EP - 344
DO - 10.5220/0004014803410344