E-Communication Adoption and its Impact on SMEs: A Case of Bangladesh
Cardiff Metropolitan University
MetadataShow full item record
This study, which is made up of two phases, adopts pragmatism paradigm and both the qualitative and the quantitative approaches. In the first phase, the quantitative data have been collected from 470 Bangladeshi SMEs (E-communication adopted: 220 and not yet adopted: 250), from Dhaka division considering each type of SMEs listed by the Ministry of Industry of Bangladesh (2013), and the results revealed the strong dominance of clan culture on Bangladeshi SMEs which affects the e-communication adoption. In the second phase, to examine the government roles and the service providers’ strategies; interviews have been conducted with 22 banking industry representatives of Bangladesh because they are directly related to provide e-communication facilities for SMEs and the findings showed a huge difference in the views relating to e-communication among the service providers, government and SMEs.
PhD Thesis - School of Management
Showing items related by title, author, subject and abstract.
Alrousan, Mohammad Kasim (Cardiff Metropolitan University, 2015)The advents of information and communication technologies (ICTs), especially the Internet applications, have become indispensable tool to the tourism industry. ICTs have had a major influence in changing the structure ...
Parental Experiences of the Communication Development of a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder: an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis Carroll, Siobhan (2018-04)Background: Impairments in communication are considered one of the central features of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a complex neurodevelopmental disorder. It is held that even high-functioning individuals with ASD will ...
Beresford, Karl (University of Wales, 2010)The ongoing focus on cost saving within today's business environment has compelled employers to implement a range of measures aimed at improving operational efficiency. One such measure is the drive to reduce office space, ...