About the Author
Dr. Efraim Turban obtained his MBA and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. His industry experience includes eight years as an industrial engineer, three of which were spent at General Electric Transformers Plant in Oakland, California. He also has extensive consulting experience to small and large corporations as well as to governments. In his over thirty years of teaching, professor Turban has served as Chaired Professor at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and University of Science and Technology, in Hong Kong. He has also taught at UCLA; USC; Simon Fraser University; Lehigh University; California State University; Long Beach; and Florida International University. Dr. Turban was a co-recipient of the 1984/85 National Management Science Award (Artificial Intelligence in Management). In 1997 he received the Distinguished Faculty Scholarly and Creative Achievement Award at California State University, Long Beach. Professor Turban is currently on the faculty of City University of Hong Kong, Department of Information Systems, Faculty of Business Administration. Professor Turban's current major interest is electronic commerce, strategy, and implementation.