||Approach to the Influencing Factors of Partnership in E-Marketplace|
In light of the inter-dependency between emerging technology and inter-organizational relationship, an initial research framework is built upon the spirit of Adaptive Structuration Theory. This research aims to explore the influencing factors of three-phased partnership in e-marketplace. As a result, through literature review and expert interview, the framework is verified and presented as the research model. An empirical study is conducted to verify the research model.
Through literature review, expert depth interview and questionnaire survey, the viewpoints from practical experts, leading companies in IT industry, and management level are generalized. The forecast of prospective relationship style of partnership in e-marketplace is also constructed in this study. By means of the comparison among those surveyed groups, the common points are explored, as well as the differences.
Key words：Adaptive struturation theory, E-marketplace, Partnership, Fuzzy Delphi method.