International Academy Publishing (IAP)
The important role of electronic markets in the realm of electronic commerce, for no one is unknown. The methods of determining the policies and rules of a market, in order to ensure its effective and optimum performance under different conditions, have attracted a lot of attentions these years. The authors' purpose in this paper is to clarify the existing tradeoffs through making decisions in the market on the way of achieving the targets and that how they can address these tradeoffs. These tradeoffs will be more tangible when the market is in competition with other markets and indeed in a multi-agent environment.