Title: Website and organisational characteristics of Israeli firms

Authors: Moshe Zviran, Chanan Glezer

Addresses: Management of Technology and Information Systems, Faculty of Management, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel. ' Information Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, P.O. Box 653 Beer Sheva, 84105, Israel

Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate the web presence of Israeli firms. Specifically, this study investigates the relationship between organisational (economic and demographic) attributes of Israeli firms and the features exhibited by their websites. The study generalises its findings by relating them to research on Electronic Commerce (EC) adoption in other countries such as The Netherlands, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Keywords: electronic commerce; e-commerce adoption; internet; websites; strategy; Israel; Israeli firms; web presence; The Netherlands; Hong Kong; Singapore; electronic business; e-business.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEB.2005.008517

International Journal of Electronic Business, 2005 Vol.3 No.5, pp.411 - 426

Published online: 28 Dec 2005 *

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