The global advance of electronic commerce : reinventing markets, management, and national sovereignty : a report of the sixth annual Aspen Institute Roundtable on Information Technology / David Bollier, rapporteur.

Aspen Institute Roundtable on Information Technology (6th : 1998 : Aspen, Colo.)

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	FOREWORD	v

	THE REPORT	1

Part One: Electronic Commerce and the Restructuring
of Markets	2
	Three "Audiences" for Electronic Commerce	3
	How Electronic Commerce Will Change Retailing	7
	The Prospects of a Friction-Free Marketplace	15
	The Rise of Winner-Take-All Markets	19

Part Two: Strategic Implications of Electronic Commerce
for Business Management	24
	How Digital Networks Are Changing Work
	Practices, Values, and Culture	25
	The Strategic Dilemma: Become a Fast Learner
	or a First Mover?	29
	The Challenge of Creating a New "Trust Infrastructure	30

Part Three: The Fate of National Sovereignty	35
	The Changing Nature of Sovereignty	36
	Electronic Commerce and Globalization	39
	Forging a New Global Framework for Electronic Commerce	..41
	New Challenges to Taxation and Monetary Policy	45
	New Roles for American Government and Policy	48

Conclusion	51

Notes	53

APPENDIX: Conference Participants	55

ABOUT THE AUTHOR	59

PREVIOUS PUBLICATIONS OF THE ASPEN INSTITUTE
	ROUNDTABLE ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY	61

ABOUT THE COMMUNICATIONS AND SOCIETY PROGRAM 63