Title: A research on the relationship between internet usage and organisational performance in South Korean electronic commerce organisations

Authors: Feng-Hsiung Hou

Addresses: National Kinmen Institute of Technology, Department of Information Management, 2Fl., No. 228, Sungshin Rd., Shinyi Chiu, Taipei 110, Taiwan

Abstract: The purpose of this research was to explore possible relationship between the internet usage and organisational performance in South Korean electronic commerce organisations. The method employed quantitative research method in conducting this study was measure the use of internet in various South Korean electronic commerce organisations and provided an overview of the method of internet use in electronic commerce organisational performances. The research participants were 50 owners/managers in South Korean electronic commerce organisations. Research results supported the research hypothesis that there was a significant relationship between the internet usage and the organisational performance in the South Korean electronic commerce organisations. Research results also indicated that this relationship between the internet usage and the organisational performance was positive.

Keywords: electronic commerce; e-commerce; internet usage; Korea; organisational performance.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSTM.2004.004848

International Journal of Services Technology and Management, 2004 Vol.5 No.4, pp.362 - 371

Available online: 01 Jul 2004 *

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