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Critical Factors Classification for Firm Adoption of E-Commerce

Critical Factors Classification for Firm Adoption of E-Commerce
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Author(s): Hassan M. Selim (United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates) and Moh’d A. Radaideh (United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates)
Copyright: 2004
Pages: 3
Source title: Innovations Through Information Technology
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-261-9.ch177
ISBN13: 9781616921255
EISBN13: 9781466665347

Abstract

The exponential explosion of Internet usage as a business environment (e-commerce) is dramatically changing the way businesses and individuals do business. Recently, the move of e-commerce to the forefront of information technology priorities has resulted in firms re-inventing themselves. This leads to how critical it is to understand the factors that encourage/deter e-commerce adoption by businesses. This study attempts to explore business adoption of e-commerce with the objective of categorization and classification of the published critical success/failure factors of e-commerce adoption. The classification and the related literature review offer implications for e-commerce adopters and for future researcher.

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