SpringerBriefs in Business

Innovative Advisory Services in the Virtual World

An Empowerment Perspective

Authors: Li, Manning, Liu, Jihong

  • This book can inspire brilliant and creative business ideas, especially for people who are eager to attract more visitors to their online portals
  • This book expands the horizons of future shopping environments for customers who are bored with traditional e-commerce websites. These customers are looking for a sense of the human touch, more personal assistance or fun from online shopping
  • For educators and educational institutions, this book showcases how to prompt their institution in virtual platforms and how to make learning an enjoyable and fun experience for students
  • This book highlights many helpful guidelines and tips on the effective design and delivery of virtual advisory services in order to remain competitive in e-business
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About this book

How to effectively design and deliver virtual advisory services can be a mystery to many public and private organisations. This study examines the interesting phenomenon of providing virtual advisors to assist users in accomplishing their tasks in the digital world. Based on a thorough analysis of abundant typical applications in various business and government sectors, this book discusses the current status and future trends of virtual advisory services in digital environments. This book also reveals exactly what users expect from such services, and what they hate! It provides thought-provoking guidelines for best practice in the design and provision of virtual advisors on e-portals.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Li, Manning (et al.)

    Pages 1-3

  • Virtual Advisors in the Virtual World

    Li, Manning (et al.)

    Pages 5-9

  • Virtual Advisors in Various Application Domains

    Li, Manning (et al.)

    Pages 11-43

  • Preliminary Data Collections on User Opinions About Virtual Advisors

    Li, Manning (et al.)

    Pages 45-49

  • Discussion and Implications

    Li, Manning (et al.)

    Pages 51-63

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-41112-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $54.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-41111-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Innovative Advisory Services in the Virtual World
Book Subtitle
An Empowerment Perspective
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Business
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-41112-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-41112-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-41111-3
Series ISSN
2191-5482
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 67
Number of Illustrations and Tables
29 b/w illustrations
Topics