The Impact of Small and Medium E-Business Entrepreneurships on the Malaysian Economy

Mohd Paiz, Nur Ain; Khin, Aye Aye; Khatibi, Ali
July 2014
Australian Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences;Jul2014, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p357
Academic Journal
Background: The e-business technology which forms innovative ways of handling daily traditional business activities in today's modern business. The acceptance of ebusiness has been expressed in many parts of the worlds, and the number of e-business SMEs entrepreneurs now exceeds 50 percent. Objective: The objective of this study was to increase the current understanding and awareness of the factors that influence adoption of e-business. More specifically; the acceptance of e-businesses with specific reference to the experiences that SME e-business entrepreneurs apply directly; giving greater comprehension on the variables that affect the adoption of e-business, which is needed in order to better comprehend and facilitate e-business adoption. Results: The results indicated basics, entrepreneurial profile, strategies, benefits, barriers and future direction were significant in enhancing understanding and demonstrate the usefulness regards motivating SME entrepreneurs to adopt e-business by the perspective group of SME entrepreneurs. Conclusion: Details of the results, implication of the findings and conclusion are included. Further studies, beyond the supplementary research, went further afield than Malaysia to gather more information and make comparisons in discriminating behaviour and distinctiveness in the adoption of e-business


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