publication . Other literature type . Article . 2002

Small Businesses' Acceptance and Adoption of e-Commerce in the Western Cape Province of South Africa

Eric Cloete; Steven Courtney; Julia Fintz;
  • Published: 01 Oct 2002
  • Publisher: Wiley
Abstract
This paper reports on research that was undertaken in Information Systems at the University of Cape Town on the acceptance and adoption of e-commerce amongst small businesses in the manufacturing sector. It addresses how these small businesses in a developing country perceive the potential benefits of e-commerce and looks at their consequent adoption of e-commerce activities in their own organisations. This includes the businesses? perception of the benefits and opportunities of e-commerce activities and to determine whether these businesses have the necessary technological capabilities for e-commerce adoption in place. A secondary aim of this research was to de...
Subjects
free text keywords: Economic growth, Developing country, Business, Manufacturing sector, Information system, The Internet, business.industry, Marketing, Manufacturing, E-commerce, Cape
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2002

Small Businesses' Acceptance and Adoption of e-Commerce in the Western Cape Province of South Africa

Eric Cloete; Steven Courtney; Julia Fintz;