Conceptualizing Competences in E-Services Adoption and Assimilation in SMES

@article{Scupola2008ConceptualizingCI,
  title={Conceptualizing Competences in E-Services Adoption and Assimilation in SMES},
  author={Ada Scupola},
  journal={JECO},
  year={2008},
  volume={6},
  pages={78-91}
}
This article investigates the competences deemed necessary both at top managerial and individual levels for the successful adoption and assimilation of business-to-business e-services in small and medium size enterprises. To this end, an in-depth case study of a business-to-business e-service system, a Web-based travel reservation system, was conducted. The results show that three main competences, namely vision, value and control, are important at top management level for the primary adoption… CONTINUE READING

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