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The Internet, by contrast, while still clearly providing information, (IT) facilities, has characteristics which are distinctly different from many of the, IT systems studied, particularly those concerned with the small business sector, primarily an enabler of inter-organisational activity. successful in this article. also incorporated the information and results from a survey study conducted prior to the case, which enabled us to assess the validity of the dominant patterns recurring in the twenty-, this is an exploratory study, the identification of these issues is really a hypothesis-, the goal is not to conclude our research but rather to pave the way for the, of the twenty-three firms nominated the key function of the Internet is a medium for human, and the application used to accomplish this is electronic mail (email). �0�x��5�Q���`B��se/��?��i���| e�~ -�0�3p�(�L�!vp�3�k:M�}���P����X/�/pC��� ��" endstream endobj 134 0 obj 351 endobj 112 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 105 0 R /Resources 113 0 R /Contents 117 0 R /Thumb 64 0 R /MediaBox [ 0 0 594 792 ] /CropBox [ 0 0 594 792 ] /Rotate 0 >> endobj 113 0 obj << /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text /ImageB ] /Font << /F6 116 0 R /F8 114 0 R /F10 115 0 R /F11 119 0 R /F12 120 0 R /F14 122 0 R >> /XObject << /Im1 131 0 R >> /ExtGState << /GS2 124 0 R /GS3 132 0 R >> >> endobj 114 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F8 /Encoding /MacRomanEncoding /BaseFont /Times-Italic >> endobj 115 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F10 /Encoding /MacRomanEncoding /BaseFont /Times-Bold >> endobj 116 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F6 /Encoding /MacRomanEncoding /BaseFont /Times-Roman >> endobj 117 0 obj << /Length 1696 /Filter /FlateDecode >> stream the long term) since they become cut-off from the first-hand market learning. reviewers for their commitment, often multiple, which has enhanced the v The World Wide Web is a virtual network of web sites connected by hyperlinks (or "links" ). (1987), Information Management in the Smaller Business: The Role of the Top, International Journal of Information Management, Factors Affecting Information Satisfaction in the Context of the Small, The Internet for Small Businesses: an enabling, Electronic Networking Among Small Business in, of the Ninth International Conference on EDI-, Internet-based Small Business Communications: Seven, the Proceedings of the 1997 PACIS Conference, Premenos Announces Its World Wide Web EDI Strategy, “Organizational Characteristics and MIS Success in the Context of Small, B.H. But, only a small fraction of total MSEs in Indonesia that utilize the internet for business, and the intensity of internet usage by MSEs varies by province and type of business. PhD Thesis, School of, Sixth International Conference on Electronic, Information Technology and organizational Transformation, IT-Enabled Business Transformation: From Transformation to Business, s Not in the Mail: Strategies for Electronic, N. and Zaheer, A. strategic use of the Internet by small businesses. We also rationalise the process of. It abo explores strategies for carrying out marketing activities on the Internet, considering the different kinds of inter‐organizational relationships that exist within small business networks. email readers, web browsers and newsreaders) are, very much turn-key packages with self installation ability means that users require no more, training than they would in using a wordprocessor. Because the Internet is so simply designed, people can easily use it to run new "applications"—new things that run on top of the basic computer network. Once you have subscribed to the services of a particular website for finding someone over internet, it’s not possible for you to stop looking for alternatives in the meantime. Where site visits. Various studies have highlighted that networking is a crucial practice that facilitate the process of internationalisation, specifically by assisting ventures to overcome resource restrictions (Oviatt et al., 1995; My work as chair of an Australian university Human Research Ethics Committee where I see more and more applications using social media either to recruit participants - or even to undertake research, The Internet is transforming the ways in which small business operates and communicates with customers and trading partners. (1990) Electronic Integration and Strategic Advantage: A Quasi-, C. S., Soh, C. P. P. and Raman, K. S. (1992), Information Systems Success Factors in Small, OMEGA International Journal of Management Sciences. INTRODUCTION Internet Commerce (IC) is promoted as a major business revolution that will change the future of the global economy. As more business start to trade via the Internet, most participants, global marketplace in this way, prior to setting up, business relationships. and facsimile, although advertising and marketing are also driving Internet use. definitions of entrepreneurship are diverse, but in general include the ability to create, manage and achieve targets (Jennings, 1994: 12). Firm F, H, J, R) were relying on the Internet more than firms from other business, s. Apart from the fact that these firms were more, first-hand the ways in which the Internet has improved the effectiveness and, of their business relationships. paper was published in the proceedings of"PAWEC'97, the1st Pacific Asia, use among small businesses has recently become a popular topic for researchers in the, of Information Systems and Entrepreneurship. Although Venkatraman, that the different stages are sequentially connected, this is implied by examples showing, s model to the extent that when small businesses use the, to improve their strategic position, a stage-based transformation process takes place. Very few, if any, small, would join a VAN to undertake EDI transactions if none of their business. the kind of power relationships between large and small companies which, at least not yet! of early adopters. with different business groups such as suppliers, business partners and even competitors, case study findings suggest that email was primarily used to communicate with customers or, partners. European Conference on Information Systems, “Virtuality as Strategic Approach for Small and Medium Sized IT Companies, P.M.C. entrepreneurial literature, it is worth observing this process at the level of The widespread use of the internet in business has opened up new opportunities for brand building and advertising. Internet Communication For A Non-manufacturing Small Business. The most useful effects of the Internet were in information gathering and time savings, but results in advertising and sales were less encouraging. Business partnerships can be established by means of informal, communications based on electronic mail (email). This has caused an explosion of commercial use. Discussion within the chapter is complemented with analysis of data from a large survey of SMEs. Purpose rivalry, but cooperation based on the deliberate selection of partners within We have illustrated this communication process in Figure 1. The principal significance of this paper lies in the achievement of conceptualizing learning from a strategic management perspective. of companies, there was a gap between inter-organisational and internal IS activities. Ironically, but not, s findings, most of these owners had not received formal IT. The article by Ruslan Harasym, Jacek Rodzinka, and Tomasz Skica is an article by Alessandra Tognazzo and Paola Angela Maria Mazzurana under PDF | The growth of the Internet in the world provides many opportunities to many people around the world ... the use of the Internet is mainly for social and ... Business solutions. One potential explanation for this slow uptake of true e-commerce is a lack of employees with basic and advanced IT skills. may take longer and can evolve into different forms. We attempted to classify perceived benefits into direct and indirect, be readily quantifiable; indirect benefits, on the other hand, were not easily quantifiable and, might not be predictable. Are the Internet business models described in the literature used by online news providers? Organisations: Adoption and Impact of Technology. After consolidating the main points made by participants, we attempted to. we have minimised these effects (and maximised the validity of our results) by: with the present results to form an holistic set of overall results; and. Many well-known examples of the use of information technology for competitive advantage involve systems that link an organization to suppliers, distribution channels, or customers. Research Competition. The relationships between direct, indirect. Design/methodology/approach: This research utilised a case-study design, incorporating multiple case examples, applying non-probability purposive selection criteria. by many authors (see, for example, DeLone, 1988; Martin, 1989; Yap, and King, 1993). prism of local government. Yin, R. (1994) Case Study Research - Design and Methods (2nd Edn). 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But keep in mind that sizing your internet properly can help save you money in the long run so you can allocate funds to different areas of your business. Most small, Internet as a communications medium in addition to the telephone, there is little integration between organisational Internet activities and internal IS, s (1991) IT-enabled business transformation, we propose that the Internet-to-internal-systems integration process starts from the inter-, dimension and finishes at the internal exploitation dimension. block in future scientific and practical research. There has been a concomitant upsurge of research studies into different aspects of Internet Commerce (see, for example, Galliers et al., 1997; Vogel, et al., 1997). the group and reciprocity of exchange. Her research is on the literature research study, We find that they are predominantly using the Internet as a communications medium and, to a lesser extent, as a document transfer and advertising channel. It also reviews key literature on the use of ICT by MSMEs in developing countries. Most ‗Internet intermediaries‘ are from the business sector and they span a wide range of online economic activities including: Internet access and service providers (ISPs), data processing and web hosting providers, Internet search engines and portals, e-commerce intermediaries, Internet as business owners use the Internet more often than their male counterparts, Purpose: The main objective of this research was to identify the key critical determinants of internationalisation business processes that entrepreneurs adopted in under-supported policy contexts. Taking advantage of field-based data, this paper is probably one of the earliest research studies to identify several internal and external factors impacting on firm internationalisation business processes in the low policy support context for entrepreneurship. 2. These research projects include those undertaken by, and Lim (1996), Barker (1994), Fuller and Jenkins (1995), Lymer (1996, 1997), Poon and, (1995, 1996 and 1997) and Sieber (1996a, 1996b). The internet and the World Wide Web has made it easy for anyone to access information and it can be of any type. Firms can achieve more fruitful results by continuously implementing resource integration strategies built on their learned experiences. Thesecase study reports were closely examined to identify patterns of, case study research method, when applied to larger organisations on issues which affect, parties, often requires the investigator to interact with multiple interviewees over a period, time. We also very much appreciate the contribution of the Reliance upon relationships, however, may paradoxically inhibit retailers’ abilities to stay competitive in the post-entry phase (i.e. the comments of the reviewers has enabled them to further improve the However, we believe that, another (survey-based) study conducted with this group, incorporating common trends in Internet use (such as traffic statistics) to provide a, section provides a summarised discussion of the result highlights. Although Runge and Earl, the twenty-three firms we interviewed, all but two (Firm J and Firm P) interviewees were, the most senior level in the firm. small businesses which were early adopters of the Internet---and which are still users. majority of researchers undertaking analyses of inter-organisational systems (see, for, Barrett and Konsynski, 1982; Cash and Konsynski, 1985; Cash, 1985; Malone, and Kambil, 1991; Swatman, 1993) have made use of single or multiple case, using interviews to gather data. Findings: Regarding internal entrepreneurial motives, four crucial determinants were recognised: (1) Making more profit, (2) Expanding market, (3) Personal tendency to export and (4) Obtaining social respect. This is important in the provision of, criteria applied when selecting this group of small businesses included a requirement, firm should conform to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (Castles, 1993), of a small business, which is commonly used to characterise small business in. software or webpage, not only because the electronic version was better than its physical counterpart, but also, this saved time and costs (service enhancement). However, this situation is, The Three Stages of Internet-to-internal Application, to improve as packaged software (eg. Finally, we, that further research needs to be carried out to study the relationship of factors which, Business Use of the Internet in New Zealand: An Exploratory. we believed that their experience of Internet use. Internet use among small businesses has recently become a popular topic for researchers in the fields of Information Systems and Entrepreneurship. In fact, we have observed that, benefits and the degree of organisational process adjustment, is that for complete Internet-internal application integration to occur, there needs to be a. significant organisational and sector-wide transformation. In this paper we present the results of case study research involving, still users. ... Focussing on Australia and New Zealand, Abell and Lim (1996) and. While the issue of competition has been relatively well recognized in D.F. Internet marketing effectiveness was found to be industry-sector-dependent. 1987; Runge and Earl, 1988; Venkatraman and Zaheer, 1990; Reich and Benbasat, 1990; multiple cases yield more general research results", We designed our multiple case studies as a. questions as guide to avoid drifting from research foci. Advancement in communication and information technology has further strengthen the role of the internet in business. Using the internet to manage corporate networks. Online Shopping. Sage, USA. Research limitations/implications In business, the Internet has become a widely-used tool offering public access to support communication, collaboration and commerce throughout the world. It is worth noting the This paper discusses why the Internet is particularly important for small business international marketing. but this happens frequently on the Internet. apparent contradiction is largely due to the nature of the respondents to our case studies, in the conventional manufacturing sense. 7. Firm G, N, Q) or Internet-spawned, (ie. We are pleased to present to you the latest edition of JEMI (Issue 2nd) in Research limitations/implications: The data gathered for this paper depends on self-announcing, expanding the likelihood of being one-sided for social desirability answers. to wane. submitted articles. The Indonesian case, An Empirical Study on Promotion Factors and Performance through e-Marketplace for Small & Medium companies, Ηλεκτρονικές υπηρεσίες και εφαρμογές στον τουρισμό: Ισχύουσα κατάσταση και προοπτικές, “It’s a new game out there”: e-commerce in internationalising retail SMEs, Business Process Redesign Using EDI: An Australian Success Story1, Internet‐enabled international marketing: A small business network perspective. organisational gateways utilising an Application Generic approach to system integration and isolating the communications issue by insisting on the use of international data communications standards do offer a realistic and successful solution to the problem of internal and external trade for large and sophisticated organisations; ! Any device that is connected to a network is known as a “node.” Most modern networks contain the following nodes: 1. systems in terms of the way it transforms business operations and practices. The authors are trying to link the size of local small businesses which cannot afford sophisticated, custom-built Web, find it difficult to carry out further integration. The Need for Internet-to-Internal Systems Integration, Although all firms were using the Internet for information. Despite variations in topics and, all these researchers have concluded that the Internet is different from other IT. Checking Customer Interest. However, they have been of value when combined with an appreciation of the competitive dynamics of specific industries and a grasp of the power of information. (1995) found that perceived benefits were repeatedly identified as one of the critical, for EDI adoption among small businesses. He has not been able to achieve this so far because of stubborn resistance, both his customers and business partners. Through participating in mailing lists and gathering, who belong to academic institutions. It shows that MSMEs, dominated by MSEs, have been the main player in Indonesian domestic economic activities as they accounted for more than 90 per cent of all firms and contributed to more than 50 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP). In order to apply entrepreneurship to Internet use, a small business needs, and market/competitor (external) analysis to map Internet, all of our participants were applying entrepreneurship to their Internet use to, me extent. The survey study, designed to collect quantitative data and made no provision for interaction with the, with the result that any important issue not covered directly by the questionnaire, be missed. Our findings also point to the importance of entrepreneurship for successful Internet use. ure on IT and strategic advantage (Venkatraman, 1991, 1994; Swatman and Swatman, often stress that longer term benefits can only be realised with well-planned integration of, functions and IT in an inter-organisational or sector-wide manner. Benbasat, Goldstein and Mead (1987), who summarise, field of Information Systems, provide additional support, the use of the case study approach to investigate, and theory are at their early, formative stages; and sticky, practice-based problems, the experiences of the actors are important and the context of action is critical", (1994), in discussing the relative merits of single and multiple-case approaches, suggests that, treated in the same way as multiple experiments. government with its impact on entrepreneurship, exploring the positive and Even those who admitted gaining short term, (particularly direct benefits), were aware that such benefits were only marginal, and often, Most participants expressed the view that indirect benefits were keeping them, to the Internet. solutions for integrating internal applications and Internet-based systems. Our study provides evidence that the most crucial issues affecting ongoing Internet use, s commitment and perceived benefits. In e-business, on the other hand, ICT is used to enhance one’s business. The creation of has benefited them in the past and their view on what benefits they will get in the future. Advertising. ... Knoblock (1995) asserts that information generation requires a large number of distributed, heterogeneous sensing sources. The end products, services generated by most of our participants were often, or creative works. The model suggests that IT-enabled business transformation, with local business functions within the organisation, then expands to inter-organisational, finally, to sector-wide transformation. Being able to transfer electronic, was suggested by some participants as very important, because neither the telephone, Internet Communication For A Non-manufacturing, of our respondent firms used email to communicate with customers. relevant to Internet-related small business use. Swatman, All content in this area was uploaded by Paula M.C. Even in these two cases, the interviewees from Firm J and, P have very good understanding of the strategic direction of their organisation, because they, both working very closely with the owner/director concerning their respective Internet, participating firms, at least one of the firm, a leading (or even hands-on) role when pursuing Internet solutions. term, as these determine technological or market opportunities. Online Banking. In general, these systems use information or processing capabilities in one organization to improve the performance of another or to improve relationships among organizations.Declining costs of capturing and using information have joined with increasing competitive pressures to spur numerous innovations in use of information to create value. explanation building exercise in our next phase of research (Yin, 1994: p. 110). The latest article by Apar Gosavi looks at businesses through the prism of Originality/value: An under-supported policy context forces international entrepreneurs to make their own arrangements and tailor their business process through personal initiative and interactions with network partners. information and communication technology, in which the Internet becomes multi-national corporations) have even contemplated doing so. And, fact, Firm K was using the Internet to communicate with those customers who favour email, management support and enthusiasm for small business IT success has been. As points of network access multiplied to include not only desktop computers during the 1980s but notebooks during the 1990s and 2000s and smartphones and tablets during the 2010s, services and applications proliferated. Its business internet plans, with download speeds ranging from 35 Mbps to 100 Mbps, can compete with most other broadband providers. Because of the organisational characteristics of our participants (namely micro-to-small, and our intention (which was to identify common denominators), we felt it more, with all research methodologies, the results obtained from case studies are imperfect. into the ways in which the Internet has/has not been an encouraging experience. tivities that are affected by the use of the Internet, and their consequent performance outcomes. The cooperative nature of EDI is its major differentiating characteristic - EDI cannot offer a sustainable competitive advantage as did the earlier, competitive information systems but it can be used to reengineer the business processes of its adopter and thus to confer a long-term, strategic and comparative advantage upon such an adopter. Findings This study aims to examine the development of Indonesian micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in utilizing the internet for their businesses. H��WKs�F��W�!r��f l.�D��N�����e� �C Our findings indicate, at present there is little integration between internal systems and the Internet among this. Research limitations/implications Indeed, the Internet allows small businesses to, as widely with individuals or trading partners as any large corporation can. In view of the media hype this topic has received over recent months, it is important for small businesses to learn from the experiences of early adopters of the Internet. However, few of these projects have focused on the small business ... began to wane. Such website applications have resulted in the Internet being used for both academic and non-academic activities. Hence, entrepreneurial ventures that are looking forward to starting their activities in international markets or are attempting to internationalise can take advantage and benefit from these networking opportunities. Connecting to the Internet depends mainly on where you are connecting from–from home or a remote site through to an Internet Service Provider or from a workstation on a network At the, of writing, there is still a lack of affordable packaged applications which provide. Essentially, in each interview: role played by the director/management in adopting Internet use; organisational impact due to the Internet. Internet use widened dramatically, making it an increasingly ubiquitous channel for business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) exchanges. nor the fax services allow this to be carried out as easily as email does. the title Friends doing business ... is an interesting study of the dynamics known). communication. 1985; Lees and Lees, 1987; Montazemi, 1988; DeLone, 1988; Cragg and Zinatelli, have tended to focus on the influence of internal application systems. 3. 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Table 1 (see Appendix A) provides a summary of the twenty-three firms, business sectors; the services and products they provided; staffing; turnover (in, number of years they have been using the Internet; and the key reasons expressed for their, sample was deliberately chosen from a variety of business sectors, so that we could, the existence of sector-independent issues. Runge and Earl (1988), who investigated competitive advantage from, use, reported that the role of a product champion was important for the, implementation of IT solution. C. L. Benbasat, I. and Dexter, A. S. (1995). For this. Any kind of information on any topic is available on the Internet. ach interview lasted for about an hour and the discussions were recorded as a series of field, and subsequently transcribed into more detailed accounts, which were then verified with the, study participants for accuracy. environment by gathering customer opinions. For example, for businesses in Australia. The impetus for continued growth in Internet use by this group of organisations has recently become a popular topic for researchers in Information Systems and Entrepreneurship. Australian Bureau of Statistics, Canberra, The evolution of information systems in small firms, “Determinants of Success for Computer Usage in Small Business, Public Intervention in Entrepreneurial Innovation and. business models for content providers, and the n investigate the ways in which the providers of news make use of these models. This diverse categories: direct benefits, according to the examples used by Iacavou. interesting look at the process of setting up new businesses through the Findings capabilities to organisational and market needs. strategic alliances of differing duration. Most participants believed not having, Internet presence (most referred to an email address and a webpage) will soon become a, obvious that industry and product specificity have influenced how involved they were, using the Internet to support their business operations. (1988) Gaining Competitive Advantage from Telecommunications. and Benbasat, I. Management enthusiasm and perceived benefits seem to be the driving force for ongoing Internet use, although we discovered little or no integration between internal applications and Internet inter-organisational functions. (1993) Small Business in Australia: 1993. For example, the group of Internet-, businesses often used the Internet to deliver their products (eg. interconnected sub-ontologies, refers to the key dimensions of successful In this, This paper examines the change in expectation among a group of small Australian firms who participate in Small Business Internet Commerce (SBIC) over a twenty-month period. That's why, when two European inventors developed Skype , a way of making telephone calls over the Net, they just had to write a program that could turn speech into Internet data and back again. access to a diverse range of business tools and applications; See more on using the internet for business. It is a network of networks that consists of millions of private and public, academic, business, and government networks of local to global The findings enhance the understanding of how electronic commerce affects SME internationalisation. Practical implications The findings show that online retailers can use partnerships to tackle industry dynamics and break into foreign markets. Swatman, 1996). Next we analyse and discuss some of the issues considered, including: the most, s Internet among small business; the drivers for Internet solutions, a small firm; and the benefits perceived by those firms. 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