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A Framework of Organizational E-Readiness Impact on E-Procurement Implementation

  • Naseebullah
  • Shuib Bin Basri
  • P. D. D. Dominic
  • Muhammad Jehangir Khan
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 155)

Abstract

Electronic Procurement (E-procurement) is an application of Electronic Commerce (E-Commerce) that facilitates corporate purchasing over the Internet. E-procurement is expected to play a foremost role in supply chain management and improve the service of delivery. However, not every firm has been successful in E-procurement implementation; most of organizations that fail or delay the implementation are due to non organizational assessment at micro level. To address this issue there is a need for an advanced assessment of organizational electronic readiness (e-readiness) to fuel a concrete planning for the implementation of E-procurement in Malaysian based organizations. This paper attempted to explore the literature on organizational e-readiness factors that lead to E-procurement implementation. Eventually, a proposed theoretical framework is developed for organizational e-readiness that consolidates relevant factors that have been categorized into perceived management readiness, perceived technological readiness and perceived environmental readiness. Beside the impact of organizational e-readiness to E-procurement implementation, market turbulence also has been identified as a moderating factor between organizational e-readiness and E-procurement implementation.

Keywords

E-readiness E-procurement implementation framework 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Naseebullah
    • 1
  • Shuib Bin Basri
    • 1
  • P. D. D. Dominic
    • 1
  • Muhammad Jehangir Khan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer and Information SciencesUniversiti Teknologi PETRONASBandar Seri IskandarMalaysia

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