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Factors that influence the use of e-procurement in manufacturing SMEs at Northern Region

Sitti Aminah, Baharuddin (2014) Factors that influence the use of e-procurement in manufacturing SMEs at Northern Region. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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E-procurement is one of the ranges of government measures to facilitate the process of purchasing goods online. E- procurement is an important aspect for manufacturing companies to improve the buying process in their supply chain while improving the performance of their companies. With the advancement of internet technology, it can be used in all places, including in the company or business. Small Medium Enterprise is a major contributor to the national economy. SME provide business opportunities and increase Gross Domestic Product by the opportunity given to the local community. The use of e -procurement within the company allows them to reduce costs and save time in purchasing process. E -procurement introduced by the government in 2000 under the MSC Flagship. In this study, researchers conducted a study on the factors influencing the use of e -procurement in the manufacturing SMEs in the northern corridor. In this study, TAM model is used to study the factors that influence the use of e -procurement. Among the factors that influence the use is perceive ease of use, perceive usefulness, attitude and behavioral intention. In this study, researchers used SPSS 20 to analyze the data and using non-parametric statistics to measure the influence and strength of the relationship between the independent variables.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: E-procurement, Theory TAM, Small and Medium Enterprise
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures > TS155-194 Production management. Operations management
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Depositing User: Mr. Badrulsaman Hamid
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2014 04:29
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2016 02:34
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/4123

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