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This study is premised on the understanding that Small and Medium Enterprises (SME's) are the cornerstone for socio-economic development in developing countries. This paper reports on the literature review conducted on the impact of information and communication technology (ICT) usage by SMEs on poverty reduction from a developing country perspective. The(More)
Food is not a finite resource, nor is the land it is cultivated on. Future generations will have to find creative ways to integrate production, marketing, distribution and technology in such a way that optimal usage of scarce food resources is achieved. Efficient fresh produce markets and specifically efficient electronic food spot markets of the future(More)
In developing countries information and communication technology (ICT) can be used as a tool for driving socio‐economic development such as poverty reduction. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are an engine for growth and they play an important role in poverty reduction by providing employment and driving economic development. In this research we followed(More)
Social relationships in IT project teams: its role, complexity and the management thereof Awie Leonard Dawie van Zyl Business alignment in the procurement domain: a study of antecedents and determinants of supply chain performance Mission The mission of the IJISPM-International Journal of Information Systems and Project Management-is the dissemination of(More)
Compared to other projects, information technology (IT) projects, characterized by emergency and uncertainty, are unique. To implement an IT project successfully, many aspects need to be monitored and carefully controlled and managed. One such aspect is social relationships. All IT professionals are exposed to, and in many cases involved, in the phenomenon(More)
Current constructs of the user limits our understanding of service channel selection, improvisation, communication, and exchange within multi-channel social contexts. Based on a recent longitudinal case study of an electronic service use in a healthcare insurance context, the paper uses key concepts from structuration theory to examine how users interact(More)
The service desk holds the key to the kind of perception customers might form of a specific organisation. It can even impact on a customer's choice of an organisation. In this research both qualitative and quantitative research techniques are used to get a better understanding of the real problems customers experience in this regard. Apart from using simple(More)
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