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A Model of Factor Influences on Electronic Commerce Adoption and Diffusion in Small-and Medium-sized Enterprises

Sandy Chong, Christian Bauer
2000 Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems  
This is especially crucial to the Small-and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).  ...  It investigates the factors that influence SMEs in the adoption of EC, followed by an examination in the diffusion process, which SMEs adopt to integrate EC into their business systems.  ...  While most firms now have an Internet presence, in the form of a corporate Web site, few Small-and Medium-sized Enterprises use Internet to conduct transactions with customers and suppliers (Purao and  ... 
dblp:conf/pacis/ChongB00 fatcat:vqg3zli5brdc7hhd6wlk7gxtmi

Factors Influencing the Extent of Deployment of Electronic Commerce for Small-and Medium Sized Enterprises

Sandy Chong, Graham Pervan
2007 Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations  
This study surveys the perceptions and experiences of Australian small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the implementation of Internet-based Electronic Commerce (EC) as seen from the perspective  ...  With a sample of 115 small businesses in Australia, this article uses regression modelling to explore and establish the factors that are related to the extent of deployment in EC.  ...  Commerce for Small-and Medium-Sized Enterprises Sandy Chong, Curtin University of Technology, Australia Graham Pervan, Curtin University of Technology, Australia Research, 2005), while Asia Pacific's  ... 
doi:10.4018/jeco.2007010101 fatcat:vfzuswc3nfgkpa4anfwjgubnue

An Investigation into the Adoption of Electronic Commerce among Saudi Arabian SMEs

Sabah Abdullah Al-Somali, Roya Gholami, Ben Clegg
2011 Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations  
In this paper, the authors provide insights into the salient e-commerce adoption issues by focusing on Saudi Arabian SMEs.  ...  The authors find that the level of e-commerce implementation has yet to mature and customer readiness for Internet shopping must improve before e-commerce reaches the levels of maturity seen in other regions  ...  Vrazalic, Electronic Commerce Adoption in Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs), A Comparative study of SMEs in Wollongong (Australia) and Karlstad (Sweden), University of Wollongong (2004).For example, North  ... 
doi:10.4018/jeco.2011040103 fatcat:weaxsfjzh5dqhmamagjeqndg44

Assessing the Impact of Electronic Business on the Performance of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses in Kumasi, Ghana

Emmanuel Oppong Mensah
2021 Texila international journal of management  
The study evaluated how electronic business impacted the performance of a selected small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Kumasi.  ...  Several factors influenced the adoption and use of e-business methods by the businesses, but the most influencing ones were the businesses' customers' low use of e-business and telecommunications services  ...  Objectives of the Study The aim of the study is to assess the impact of electronic commerce on the performance of selected small and medium-sized enterprises in Kumasi who are into wholesale and retail  ... 
doi:10.21522/tijmg.2015.07.02.art012 fatcat:gywfiq4e6zbzhpj6zdcknrbo3e

Barriers to E-Commerce Adoption in Egyptian SMEs

Abdel Nasser H. Zaied
2012 International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business  
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Egypt represent the greatest share of the productive units of the Egyptian economy and the current national policy directions address ways and means of developing  ...  of ecommerce in SMEs in Egypt followed by limited use of Internet banking and web portals by SMEs.  ...  Number of people employed and size of capital, sales, assets, etc. are used to classify enterprises into micro, small, and medium.  ... 
doi:10.5815/ijieeb.2012.03.02 fatcat:m5i5cv2xovb4jou4mhrj2l6kdq

Government Intervention in SMEs E-Commerce Adoption: An Institutional Approach

Ada Scupola
2003 Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems  
This study investigates the role of government in the adoption and diffusion of e-commerce in small and medium size enterprises.  ...  e-commerce among small businesses.  ...  Further research could therefore investigate whether and how these programs have changed the opinions of the small and medium size enterprises in this area.  ... 
dblp:conf/pacis/Scupola03 fatcat:tnteh7d4dnf3jnaytzq4gl4224

Internet Marketing Adoption by Iranian Distribution Industry

Sepideh Zahiri, Hatem El-Gohary, Javed Hussain
2018 International Journal of Customer Relationship Marketing and Management  
It is recognised widely that the adoption of internet marketing can offer substantial opportunities for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs).  ...  This study aims to investigate the factors which influence SMEs' adoption of internet marketing and the relation between such adoption of Internet Marketing and Marketing Performance of SMEs.  ...  2-Environmental Kuan and Chau (2001)  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijcrmm.2018040103 fatcat:ugvop7h3qjfhtg32nfjmshbviy

The Impact on Electronic Commerce Activities of SMEs: A Study of the Turkish Automotive Supplier Industry

Muammer Zerenler, Esen Şahin
2013 Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies  
This study aims to investigate the issues of electronic commerce activities in small and medium sized enterprises as a consequence of organizational change initiated by the adoption of information technologies  ...  The fundamental issues influencing electronic commerce practices of SMEs are their insufficiency of cognitive learning and organizational strategy, financial and distribution problems specific to SMEs,  ...  and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) within the system.  ... 
doi:10.5901/ajis.2013.v2n9p69 fatcat:2rp7d6uj75fezhqsqmfn7se5ii

Electronic Commerce: Factors Involved in its Adoption from a Bibliometric Analysis

Eliana Villa, Luis Ruiz, Alejandro Valencia, Edgar Picón
2018 Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research  
a medium to boost micro, small and medium sized enterprises--which represent a source of economic growth for many countries [70], [102] .  ...  Findings indicate that this is a prolific research field, in which the fastest growing topic is the study of e-commerce adoption in small and medium sized enterprises in emerging economies.  ...  Acknowledgments We gratefully acknowledge the Instituto Tecnológico Metropolitano -ITM, the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences and the Master in Management of Technological Innovation, Cooperation  ... 
doi:10.4067/s0718-18762018000100104 fatcat:p3zwro6dwvcrpc5645ws2pqvki

Comprehensive Evaluation of Businesses Innovation and E-commerce in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises: An Empirical Analysis

Xiong Hu
2016 International Journal of Hybrid Information Technology  
At the same time, the electronic commerce also helps small and medium enterprises to make full use of the flexible and quick advantages, and complete the upgrade of the flexible production .In this paper  ...  E-commerce as a new way of enterprise marketing ,it plays an important role in promoting small and medium enterprises to develop new markets, reduce production and management costs, improve productivity  ...  in e-commerce is an average of 7%, which the annual sales of electronic commerce rose to 20.3%, it is not the use of electronic commerce of small and medium enterprises total turnover growth of 1.35 times  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijhit.2016.9.2.31 fatcat:rh2zps6fb5gehfu44qnlojuby4

E-Commerce Adoption in Brunei Darussalam: A Quantitative Analysis of Factors Influencing Its Adoption

Hong Cheong Looi
2005 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
This study examines the effect of five factors on the adoption of electronic commerce among small and medium enterprises in Brunei Darussalam.  ...  Data analysis shows that significant relationship exists between each of the five variables and electronic commerce adoption among small and medium enterprises in Brunei Darussalam.  ...  This value indicates that the issue of security is an area of concern for most small and medium enterprises in Brunei Darussalam.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.01503 fatcat:bjhkeps7brafzaj2tpvxitmcbq

The Factors Affecting the E-commerce Adoption in SMEs in the Industrial Towns of Zanjan-Iran: Managers` Perspectives

Ali Reza Araste, Ali Mansouri, Mostafa Jafari
2013 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
process of electronic commerce by small and medium-sized enterprises.  ...  Today, small and medium-sized enterprises have a large share in the industrial activities at various countries of the world.  ...  In a study titled "Electronic commerce development in small and medium-sized enterprises", SubbaRoa , Glenn Metts& Mora Mong (2003) provided a model and investigated its applications in small and medium-sized  ... 
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v3-i10/280 fatcat:7rjdkbg6vje3lln6jfynzciiou

The Role of Taxation Problems on the Development of E-Commerce

Burcu Kuzucu Yapar, Seda Bayrakdar, Mustafa Yapar
2015 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Taxation of e-commerce is an important issue for countries, businesses and consumers who want to be a party of e-commerce.  ...  The issues such as tax loss and tax evasion are crucial in terms of countries.  ...  This barrier has further impact upon small and medium sized enterprises.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.06.145 fatcat:fb6wb5uypfgq3mj7f3i4ibdbo4

Diffusion of lCTs and E-commerce adoption in manufacturing SMEs in Kenya

S .O. Migiro
2013 South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science  
Results reveal that high cost, limited funds and lack of technical know-how are barriers in the diffusion of ICTs among the manufacturing SMEs.  ...  The objectives of this paper are to map ICT diffusion and adoption of e-commerce by manufacturing SMEs in Kenya and identify specific barriers to the exploitation of these drivers.  ...  The benefits of e-commerce are not only for large firms; small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) can also benefit from e-commerce [Chen et al, 2003 ].  ... 
doi:10.7553/72-1-1374 fatcat:6ygrhsnlszctdhocjyd6hatxku

Factors Influencing the adoption of e-commerce by Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Algeria: a qualitative study

Houache Hassen, Noor Hayani Binti Abd Rahima, Mohamed Jalaldeen Mohamed Razi, Asadullah Shah
2020 International Journal on Perceptive and Cognitive Computing  
Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) are regarded as the engine of the growth of the world economy.  ...  These research findings will give an addition in terms of bringing and giving a chance to the SMEs' leaders and the Algerian economic officials and a clear view of e-commerce practices.  ...  is preferred to conduct a thorough assessment of the concept of small and medium-sized enterprises in Algeria towards adopting ecommerce.  ... 
doi:10.31436/ijpcc.v6i2.147 fatcat:47k7bux6qvelxocnonc3hrcsyq
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