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

S .O. Migiro
2013 South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science  
The Internet's World Wide Web has become the prime driver of modern E-commerce. The World Wide Web and the Internet together with other ICT enabling technologies offer a platform in the way organizations arrange their business processes, address their marketplaces, and partner with other enterprises. 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
more » ... adopts a descriptive survey research design in which random sampling techniques are used. The data was analysed using descriptive statistics. Results reveal that high cost, limited funds and lack of technical know-how are barriers in the diffusion of ICTs among the manufacturing SMEs.
doi:10.7553/72-1-1374 fatcat:6ygrhsnlszctdhocjyd6hatxku