E-Commerce Adoption in Nigerian Businesses:An Analysis Using the Technology-Organization-Environmental Framework

  title={E-Commerce Adoption in Nigerian Businesses:An Analysis Using the Technology-Organization-Environmental Framework},
  author={Uyinomen O. Ekong and Princely Ifinedo and Charles K. Ayo and Airi Ifinedo},
Business organizations around the world engage in e-commerce (EC) and e-business to support business operations and enhance revenue generation from non-traditional sources. Studies focusing on EC adoption in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA) are just beginning to emerge in the extant information systems (IS) literature. The objective of this current study is to investigate factors impacting the acceptance of EC in small businesses in SSA with Nigeria as an example. A research model based on the… 

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