The Characteristics Affecting the Adoption of Electronic Business Technology

Kenneth Sousa, Bryant University
Maling Ebrahimpour, Roger Williams University

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The implementation of electronic business systems has steadily been introduced by business organizations as a strategic tool for the dissemination of product information and transaction processing. These systems provide operational efficiency as well as a competitive advantage for businesses. Therefore, it would be useful to gain an understanding of the characteristics that affect the adoption of this technology by business professionals. This research provides insight into the factors and behavior that impact adoption of these systems in a business environment. The results will explain the influence of several factors on the intent to use electronic business technology.