DETERMINANTS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION IN PORTUGAL

Tiago Oliveira, Maria O. Martins

Abstract

There is an absence of empirical studies on information technology (IT) adoption decision in Portugal. This paper is based on a representative sample of 2626 Portuguese firms and it analyzes the determinants of web site and e-commerce adoption decisions using a technology-organization-environment (TOE) framework. The proposed statistical methodology advocates that the IT adoption decisions are taken sequentially, stage by stage. Findings also suggest that the relevant drivers of web site and e-commerce adoption are not necessarily the same. For web site adoption we found 8 drivers. For e-commerce we found 5 drivers. Explanations and implications are offered.

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Oliveira T. and O. Martins M. (2009). DETERMINANTS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION IN PORTUGAL . In Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2009) ISBN 978-989-674-006-1, pages 264-270. DOI: 10.5220/0002261502640270


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@conference{ice-b09,
author={Tiago Oliveira and Maria O. Martins},
title={DETERMINANTS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION IN PORTUGAL},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={264-270},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002261502640270},
isbn={978-989-674-006-1},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2009)
TI - DETERMINANTS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION IN PORTUGAL
SN - 978-989-674-006-1
AU - Oliveira T.
AU - O. Martins M.
PY - 2009
SP - 264
EP - 270
DO - 10.5220/0002261502640270