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5 Matching questions

  1. International business
  2. Distance Learning
  3. Profitability
  4. Globalization
  5. Domain extensions
  1. a A new trend in education and training whereby courses are offered via the internet from a remote site. This allows for prospective students to access and receive credit for courses without geographical limitations and schedule constraints. Both secondary and post-secondary institutions have been able to increase their profitability through additional programs and enrollment with minimal overhead costs.
  2. b The conditions which determine a company's ability to make a profit after their expenses are deducted from their income from sales. Variables include overhead such expenses as facility, equipment, inventory, distribution and wages. E-Commerce businesses have improved their overall profitability through the increased productivity achieved through the speed of the internet and the ability to eliminate intermediary costs.
  3. c an organization or business which conducts electronic commerce with nations around the globe; any business that has a storefront on the Web and has the mechanisms in place to sell and ship to countries other than its own.
  4. d the act of becoming worldwide in scope or application
  5. e Every domain name has a suffix that indicates which top level domain (TLD) it belongs to. These are often indicative of the origin or type of site to which the domain name points. Example: in the URL--

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. "Right this instant;" the immediate response to buyer inquiry made possible through the interactive nature of the internet.
  2. Channels of distribution that require an intermediary such as a retail distributor to add value between the manufacturer and the consumer. The ability to buy online directly from the manufacturer has eliminated the need for Indirect Distribution Channels.
  3. The amount of time it takes for electronic transfer of funds; the time spanned from the draft of the payments from the buyers account until it is deposited in the seller's account. "The Float" benefits e-check services during this time as the money earns interest for them.
  4. The process of adding of a level of the distribution system. In e-Commerce this refers to the new type of intermediation being pursued by Web entrepreneurs who are exploiting markets that could not have existed before the Internet. Web sites that assist people in comparison shopping are an example of re-intermediation in e-Commerce. E-Check service providers are another example as they facilitate the online payment for goods and services.
  5. taxes that are levied by national, state, and local governments on the net income generated by business activities; one of the greatest taxation concerns faced by international e-businesses.

5 True/False questions

  1. Jurisdictionthe ability of a government to exert control over a person or corporation

          

  2. Encryptionthe customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group.

          

  3. AsynchronousAn encrypted representation of a paper check. Checks are written and sent electronically.

          

  4. ProductivityThe conditions which determine a company's ability to make a profit after their expenses are deducted from their income from sales. Variables include overhead such expenses as facility, equipment, inventory, distribution and wages. E-Commerce businesses have improved their overall profitability through the increased productivity achieved through the speed of the internet and the ability to eliminate intermediary costs.

          

  5. Security ProtocolsAn encrypted number is a number coded in a way that cannot be understood by anyone who is not supposed to use it. In electronic payments, the online seller does not actually receive your credit card information. Instead your encrypted number is sent to the payment gateway. There the number is decoded and sent to your credit card financial institution for approval of your purchase.