Browsing by Subject "Information technology"
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Competitive intelligence and information technology adoption of SMEs in Turkey: Diagnosing current performance and identifying barriers Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Halmstad University, 2013)The need for SMEs to behave in a more concise and coherent competitive fashion is well recognised. This study reports on an empirical study of SMEs in Turkey. Their responses were applied to a behavioural and information technology adoption framework which enabled the identification of areas where changes would be required for these firms to begin operating at a higher level of competence. The findings revealed significant scope for improvements on all strands of the diagnostic framework: attitude ...
Publisher and Date:(Int Business Information Management Assoc-IBIMA, 2010)In today's highly technology driven competitive global markets the ability to adopt is the only guarantee of survival. Businesses need to show ability to enable a competitive edge by taking their products or services to markets before the competitors. Today business have to take care that IT systems are able to adapt to the changes caused by our highly technology driven society and the influences of digitalization and globalization to support the needs of businesses quickly and efficiently. The ...
Publisher and Date:(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2012)Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to identify the B2B e-commerce (B2BEC) usage patterns of North American small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in their supply chains the contextual factors that influence usage patterns and the subsequent effects of these patterns on firm performance. Design/methodology/approach - The authors conducted an online survey of North American SMEs and obtained 229 responses. They utilized several statistical methods including cluster analysis and profile ...