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Title: An assessment and strategic guidelines for developing e-commerce in the Asia-Pacific region.
Epworth Authors: Wickramasinghe, Nilmini
Other Authors: Javalgi, Rajsbekbar
Scherer, Robert
Sharma, Sushil
Keywords: E-Commerce
E-Business Readiness
Technical Infrastructure
Globalization
Chair of Health Informatics Management, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: Dec-2005
Publisher: International Journal of Management
Citation: International Journal of Management. Dec 2005; 22(4): 523-531
Abstract: The Asia-Pacific region is growing in e-commerce adoption despite a global economic slowdown. Developed countries that have been offering e-commerce have shown impressive performance in their respective economies, but the Asia-Pacific region still lags behind in the e-business race. This is due to several factors which include language. education, technology, and technical infrastructure. The aim of the following discussion is to develop a framework that embraces key global driving forces and national policy forces impacting e-business readiness in the Asia-Pacific region through conceptualization of the key global forces as primary drivers of e-business readiness and narional policy drivers as enablers of e-business growrh. Using these determinants, a strategic map is then developed to identify where various counrries in the Asia-Pacific region are currently positioned in terms of their respective e-business readiness. Key factors that act as impediments to e-commerce growth as well as straregies to accelerate the growth of e-commerce in the Asia-Pacific region are presented
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11434/1343
ISSN: 0813-0183
Journal Title: International Journal of Management
Type: Journal Article
Affiliated Organisations: Cleveland State University
Bail State University
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