Factors Influencing the Extent of Deployment of Electronic Commerce for Small-and Medium Sized Enterprises

@article{Chong2007FactorsIT,
  title={Factors Influencing the Extent of Deployment of Electronic Commerce for Small-and Medium Sized Enterprises},
  author={Sandy Chong and Graham Pervan},
  journal={J. Electron. Commer. Organ.},
  year={2007},
  volume={5},
  pages={1-29}
}
This study surveys the perceptions and experiences of Australian small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the implementation of Internet-based Electronic Commerce (EC) as seen from the perspective of the extent of deployment. With a sample of 115 small businesses in Australia, this article uses regression modelling to explore and establish the factors that are related to the extent of deployment in EC. A multiple regression analysis shows that seven factors: perceived relative advantage… 

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