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Adopters and non-adopters of e-procurement in Singapore: An empirical study


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  • Teo, Thompson S.H.
  • Lin, Sijie
  • Lai, Kee-hung
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    This study examines various factors associated with the adoption of e-procurement. A survey questionnaire was administered to collect data from 141 companies in Singapore. Using logistic regression analysis, we found that firm size, top management support, perceived indirect benefits, and business partner influence are positively and significantly associated with the adoption of e-procurement. Further, industry type does not show any relationship with e-procurement adoption. Implications of our results are discussed.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Omega.

    Volume (Year): 37 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 5 (October)
    Pages: 972-987

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jomega:v:37:y:2009:i:5:p:972-987

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    Keywords: E-procurement Adoption Adopters Non-adopters Singapore;


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