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The ethics of eBanking [In special issue: Exchange Relationship in the Digital Economy]

Harris, Lisa and Spence, Laura J. (2002) The ethics of eBanking [In special issue: Exchange Relationship in the Digital Economy] Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, 3, (2), pp. 59-66.

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In this paper we explore the ethics of business-to-business electronic commerce, with a focus on the banking sector. A case study of online foreign exchange developments at an investment bank is used to help illustrate some key moral issues. Important areas identified for further research include freedom of choice, trust and transparency of business-to-business transactions and limits to responsibility with regard to the facilitation of fraud. It is concluded that only with careful consideration of a broad range of management issues will traditional companies effectively address the challenges of electronic commerce. The barriers to be dealt with are far from being just technical solutions to doing business in cyberspace.

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Published date: May 2002


Local EPrints ID: 47679
ISSN: 1526-6133
PURE UUID: d1152408-be07-46e6-acaf-e5133674abdf

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Date deposited: 08 Aug 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:03

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Author: Lisa Harris
Author: Laura J. Spence

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