Which B2B e-business model to adopt: the case of Taiwan agribusiness firms

Ng, Eric and Brown, Les (2005) Which B2B e-business model to adopt: the case of Taiwan agribusiness firms. In: ANZMAC 2005: Broadening the Boundaries, 05-07 Dec 2005, Fremantle, Western Australia.


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The research reported in this paper investigated the reasons which led Taiwanese agribusiness
firms to adopt specific e-business models. Initially, the study was based on a prior study
conducted in the context of Australian agribusiness firms. Its relevance lies in the importance
of agribusiness to the economies of both nations and because whereas Australia has
developed a reputation as an efficient exporter of agribusiness products, Taiwan needs to
develop export markets for its agribusiness produce as it is facing increasing competitive
pressure in such global markets, particularly with its entry into the WTO. Findings enhanced
the preliminary model as two additional factors, the influence of buyers and suppliers and the
influence of government agencies, were found to also influence the selection of e-business

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information (displayed to public): Copyright retained by author. Conference website: http://anzmac2005.conf.uwa.edu.au
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Marketing and Tourism
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:20
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:32
Uncontrolled Keywords: e-business, B2B e-business model, agribusiness
Fields of Research (FoR): 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150308 International Business
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/414

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