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Technology Adoption among Small and Medium Enterprises (SME's): A Research Agenda

Ramayah, Thurasamy, Osman, Mohamad, Omar, Azizah and Marimuthu, Malliga (2009). Technology Adoption among Small and Medium Enterprises (SME's): A Research Agenda. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology. Proceedings,3(5):512-515.

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Title Technology Adoption among Small and Medium Enterprises (SME's): A Research Agenda
Author Ramayah, Thurasamy
Osman, Mohamad
Omar, Azizah
Marimuthu, Malliga
Journal Name World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology. Proceedings
Publication Date 2009
Volume Number 3
Issue Number 5
ISSN 2010-376X   (check CDU catalogue  open catalogue search in new window)
Start Page 512
End Page 515
Total Pages 4
Place of Publication Turkey
Publisher World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (W A S E T)
Field of Research COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES
Abstract This paper presents the research agenda that has been proposed to develop an integrated model to explain technology adoption of SMEs in Malaysia. SMEs form over 90% of all business entities in Malaysia and they have been contributing to the development of the nation. Technology adoption has been a thorn issue among SMEs as they require big outlay which might not be available to the SMEs. Although resource has been an issue among SMEs they cannot lie low and ignore the technological advancements that are taking place at a rapid pace. With that in mind this paper proposes a model to explain the technology adoption issue among SMEs.
Keywords Technology adoption
Integrated model
Small and Medium Enterprises (SME)
Malaysia
Additional Notes This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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