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CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS
Proposal Submission Deadline: June 30, 2013
RFID Technology Integration for Business Performance Improvement
A book edited by Dr. In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)

To be published by IGI Global: http://bit.ly/XPKJnk

For release in the Advances in E-Business Research (AEBR) Book Series http://bit.ly/XEt7sw

Introduction
Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology is emerging as one of the most powerful disruptive innovations that is increasingly used by a number of organizations such as manufacturers, retailers, logistics providers, hospitals, and governments. RFID introduces new value propositions for business organizations and consumers and creates new markets. The timing and magnitude of the RFID adoption and related process redesign have become more critical than before as the technology advances at an unprecedented speed. RFID technology shows great potential for cost reduction, supply chain improvement, and partner relationship management in various industries. While RFID adoption grows rapidly, there has been a paucity of studies that can help us understand management techniques, business models, opportunities, and challenges faced by RFID researchers and practitioners.

Objective of the Book
The objective of this book project is to publish high quality original works highlighting planning and management issues, innovative ideas, and evaluation of RFID products and services. This book will provide professors, researchers, students, and professionals with cutting-edge business models and management techniques of RFID integrated with a solid grounding in management theories and practices. 

Target Audience
Projected audience includes managers, employees, researchers, professors, and college students in various management programs. 

Recommended topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Business process redesign (BPR) and RFID 
• Business value of the RFID technology 
• Challenges in implementation and operation of RFID systems 
• Costs, benefits, and risks related to RFID investment 
• Customer relationship management (CRM) and RFID 
• Data management issues in RFID applications 
• Enterprise resource management (ERP) integration 
• Inventory management with RFID
• Logistics and supply chain management 
• Opportunities in RFID applications
• Partner relationship management (PRM) and RFID 
• Performance evaluation of RFID systems and applications 
• Quality management of RFID technology 
• RFID and privacy  
• RFID applications and technology in business 
• RFID asset management 
• RFID case studies, field studies, and applications 
• RFID implementation issues 
• RFID planning processes
• RFID planning model
• RFID systems and operations management 
• RFID-based traceability systems in logistics 
• RFID-enabled healthcare
• RFID-enabled manufacturing
• User experience with RFID 
• User interface of RFID technology 

Submission Procedure
Contributors are invited to submit on or before June 30, 2013, a 2-3 page manuscript proposal clearly describing and explaining the topic of the proposed chapter. The proposal should include the chapter summary, table of contents, and authors’ contact information. Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by July 10, 2013 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter organizational guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by September 30, 2013. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Publisher
This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the “Information Science Reference” (formerly Idea Group Reference), “Medical Information Science Reference,” “Business Science Reference,” and “Engineering Science Reference” imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit www.igi-global.com. This publication is anticipated to be released in July 2014.


Important Dates
June 30, 2013: Proposal Submission Deadline
July 10, 2013: Notification of Proposal Acceptance
September 30, 2013: Full Chapter Submission
November 15, 2013: Review Results Returned
January 15, 2014: Final Chapter Submission
April 30, 2014: Final Deadline

Inquiries and submissions can be forwarded electronically (Word Document) to:
In Lee, Ph.D.
Professor
School of Computer Sciences
Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL USA
Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of E-Business Research (IJEBR)
http://www.igi-global.com/ijebr
E-mail: [log in to unmask]


For more information on the:
Advances in E-Business Research (AEBR) Book Series
Editor-in-Chief: In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)
Please visit: http://bit.ly/XEt7sw

"Mobile Services Industries, Technologies, and Applications in the Global Economy"
Accepted to the Thomson Reuters Citation Index 
http://www.igi-global.com/book/mobile-services-industries-technologies-applications/64906

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