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E-commerce transactions among consumers in the webpage of small business in Malaysia: a validity measurement model

Abdullah, Moha Asri and Juhdi, Nurita and Mohamad, Noorihsan and Azam, Ferdous (2014) E-commerce transactions among consumers in the webpage of small business in Malaysia: a validity measurement model. Asia Pacific Journal of Business and Management, 2 (5). pp. 37-51. ISSN 1179-626X

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Studies focusing on factors influencing the consumer use of e-commerce for purchasing from small and medium scale enterprises remain very limited, especially in developing countries. This study attempts to address part of this limitation by developing a measurement model for consumer use of e-commerce for small enterprises in Malaysia. The study employed a quantitative research method using a primary data collected through self-administered questionnaires involving a sample of 502 respondents from various places in Malaysia. The results suggest that the use of e-commerce for small businesses is influenced by five interrelated factors where each indicator has a nonzero loading on its hypothesised or targeted factor. The findings of this study will assist small business owners and managers to provide their services more efficiently.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5010/45693
Uncontrolled Keywords: E-Commerce Transactions, Small Businesses, Consumers and Malaysia Asian
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory > HB522 Income. Factor shares.Interest.Profit.Entrepreneurship
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business. Business Administration > HF5428 Retail trade
T Technology > T Technology (General) > T10.5 Communication of technical information
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Economics
Depositing User: Dr. Noorihsan Mohamad
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2015 09:54
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2018 14:40
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/45693

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