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Critical ivestigation on adoption of e-business towards Malaysian organizational perspective

Haque, A. K. M. Ahasanul and Torafder, Arun Kumar and Yasmin, Farzana and Nikhashemi, Seyed Rajab (2012) Critical ivestigation on adoption of e-business towards Malaysian organizational perspective. Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research, 2 (10). pp. 10440-10449. ISSN 2090-424x (O), 2090-4304 (P)

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The aim of this paper is to investigate factors affecting adoption of e-business among Malaysian organizations. A research framework was developed to testify the statistical relationships among influencing factors and e-business adoption. Factor analysis was performed to extract to decide the number of factors underlying assess of measured variables of interest. Structural equation model (SEM) was tested to anticipate the effects of the explanatory variables. This study showed that four out of five adoption factors have significant impact on e-business adoption. These factors are relative advantage, complexity, compatibility and observability. Moreover, results showed that trialbility has no significant effect on e-business adoption. This study offered an insight into e-business adoption, which has not previously been investigated and at the same time, statistical tests significance makes this study a potential cornerstone for future research.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5056/26454
Uncontrolled Keywords: : E-business adoption, Diffusion of Innovation
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business. Business Administration
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Business Administration
Depositing User: Prof. Dr Ahasanul Haque
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2012 15:30
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2012 15:30
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/26454

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