This is an exploratory study that examines the relationship between selected components of ecommerce readiness and dimensions of Davis’ (1989) Technology Acceptance Model. Building upon the notion that there exists some linkage between ecommerce readiness and technology Acceptance, this study seeks to examine these linkages in e-businesses within Barbados. Three relationships are proposed – a relationship between technology acceptance and the existing e-Readiness infrastructure, a relationship between technology acceptance and current telecommunications access, and a relationship between technology acceptance and education. The results of this study demonstrated that there are strong relationships between e-commerce readiness components and various technology acceptance dimensions.
Issues in Information Systems
International Association for Computer Information Systems
Scholarly Commons Citation
Edwards, J. E., Halawi, L. A., & McCarthy, R. (2008). The Relationship of E-Commerce Readiness to Technology Acceptance: The Case of Barbados. Issues in Information Systems, 9(2). Retrieved from https://commons.erau.edu/publication/315