International Journal of Asian Management

, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp 0001-0014

First online:

Essence of the e-business model and its Asian perspective

  • Tasuku NoguchiAffiliated withKeio University, Japan

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The contents of information technique are not sufficiently understood and therefore, must be clarified. How does the e-business model differ from the traditional and classic business models? What do they have in common with the e-business model? How are the various types of e-business model integrated, and how are they placed in the virtual open architecture? The specialness and generalness of the e-business models in Japan and the United States are analyzed here after looking at their current status.

Key words IT Hardware business model e-Business model Intellectual circulation Virtual open architecture Japanese business model American business model Chinese and Asian business model