UNO ISQA 8186 - The Environment of Electronic Commerce (36 pages)

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School:
University of Nebraska Omaha
Course:
Isqa 8186 - Electronic Commerce

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Chapter 11 The Environment of Electronic Commerce International Legal Ethics and Tax Issues 1 Learning Objectives In this chapter you will learn about International electronic commerce Laws that govern electronic commerce activities Ethics issues that arise for companies conducting electronic commerce Taxes that are levied on electronic commerce 2 International Nature of Electronic Commerce Any business that engages in electronic commerce instantly becomes an international business Customers lack of inherent in strangers on the Web is logical and to be expected Business trust is an important successful factor of attracting customers 3 International Nature of Electronic Commerce Businesses engaging in electronic commerce must be aware of the differences in language and customs that make up the culture of any region in which they do business The barriers to international electronic commerce include language culture and infrastructure issues 4 Language Issues Only way to do business effectively in other cultures is to adapt to those cultures The first step to reach foreign customers is to provide local language versions of its Web site This may mean translating the Web site into another language or regional dialect 5 Language Issues Cont About 80 of the content available on the Internet today is in English More than 40 of current Internet users do not read English The most used non English languages for U S companies are Spanish German Japanese French and Chinese Global Reach offers Web site globalization service and maintains current information about languages on the Web 6 Language Issues Cont One Approach is to have a Web server that can detect the default language setting of the browser and automatically redirect the browser to the set of Web pages created in that language Another approach is to include links to multiple language versions on the home page 7 Language Issues Cont Firms that provide Web page translation services include Alis Technologies Berlitz



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