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An investigation of the benefits and barriers of e-business adoption activities in Yemeni SMEs

Abdullah, Ahmed; Thomas, Brychan; Murphy, Lyndon; Plant, Eoin


Ahmed Abdullah

Brychan Thomas

Lyndon Murphy


Yemeni small‐ and medium‐sized enterprises (SMEs) are at the early stages of e‐business adoption and their owners and managers need to be supported to gain an understanding of the benefits that their business can achieve from adopting e‐business. Yemeni SMEs are at the early stages of e‐business adoption. The delay in adopting more advanced e‐business solutions are due to factors including the comparatively low level of technology usage within the organization, lack of qualified staff available to develop, implement and support firms’ websites, and limited financial resources. A lack of computer software and hardware resources appears to have a detrimental effect on e‐business adoption amongst Yemeni SMEs.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date May 1, 2018
Online Publication Date May 29, 2019
Publication Date 2018-05
Deposit Date Nov 6, 2019
Publicly Available Date Nov 6, 2019
Journal Strategic Change
Print ISSN 1086-1718
Publisher Wiley
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 27
Issue 3
Pages 195-208
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