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SpringerBriefs in Operations Management

Applications of Blockchain Technology in Business

Challenges and Opportunities

Authors: Attaran, Mohsen, Gunasekaran, Angappa

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  • Covers a step-by-step approach to plan and develop blockchain-based technology in any organization
  • Discusses potential applications of this technology
  • Provides information for technology educators, researchers, entrepreneurs, and practitioners to advance the understanding of blockchain and its impact in the economy
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The book discusses the various ways that blockchain technology is changing the future of money, transactions, government, and business. The first two chapters walk through the foundation of blockchain. Chapters 3–12 look at applications of blockchain in different industries and highlight its exciting new business applications. It show why so many companies are implementing blockchain, and present examples of companies who have successfully employed the technology to improve efficiencies and reduce costs. Chapter 13 highlights blockchain’s powerful potential to foster emerging markets and economies including smart cities, value-based healthcare, decentralized sharing economy, machine to machine transactions, data-sharing marketplace, etc. Chapter 14 offers a conceptual model, provides information and insights, and covers a step-by-step approach to plan and develop blockchain-based technology.

About the authors

Mohsen Attaran is the 2004–2005 Millie Ablin Outstanding Professor of Management at the California State University, Bakersfield. He is Founder and President of IES, Inc., a web and mobile app development company and has founded, launched, and managed several businesses in his career in a variety of technological fields. 
Angappa Gunasekaran is Dean and a professor at the School of Business and Public Administration, California State University, Bakersfield. He has organized several international workshops and conferences in the emerging areas of operations management and information systems.

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $44.99
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $59.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-27797-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Applications of Blockchain Technology in Business
Book Subtitle
Challenges and Opportunities
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Operations Management
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-27798-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-27798-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-27797-0
Series ISSN
2365-8320
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 112
Number of Illustrations
24 illustrations in colour
Topics