This book establishes and explores existing and emerging theories on Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) and the adoption of IT/IS. It presents the latest empirical research findings in that area of IS research and explores new technologies and practices. The book is written for researchers and professionals working in the field of IS research or the research of SMEs. Moreover, the book will be a reference for researchers, professionals and students in management information systems science and related fields.
Table of ContentsBehavioral and social studies of the impact of IT/IS on SMEs.- IT/IS adoption in SMEs: determinants, enablers, barriers and inhibitors.- Benefits, costs and risks, productivity studies of IS in SMEs.- IT/IS capabilities, knowledge and practices in SMEs.- SMEs and IT/IS outsourcing.- The role of IT/IS for innovation in SMEs.- SMEs and Open Source Software.- IS success, IS failures in SMEs.- IT Governance in SMEs.- Business Process Management in SMEs.- ERP implementation and integration in SMEs.- Cloud Computing in SMEs.- Researching IT/IS in SMEs.- IT/IS and SMEs in developing countries.