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Journal Issue
Volume 11 Issue 1 / Mar 2008  pp1‑51

Editor: Dan Remenyi

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Causal Relationships between Improvements in Software Development Processes and Final Software Product Quality  pp1‑10

Rini van Solingen, Egon Berghout

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The Effect of Information Systems on Firm Performance and Profitability Using a Case‑Study Approach  pp11‑16

Mojisola Olugbode, Ibrahim Elbeltagi, Matthew Simmons, Tom Biss

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Heuristically Evaluating Greek e‑Tourism and e‑Museum Websites  pp17‑26

Fotis Lazarinis, Dimitris Kanellopoulos, Petros Lalos

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Determinants of Information Technology Diffusion: a Study at the Firm Level for Portugal  pp27‑34

Maria Fraga O. Martins, Tiago Oliveira

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Abstract

Recently, many studies have shown that IT played a major role in the resurgence in the growth of US output . and productivity after 1995. Some studies for European countries also confirm this idea that IT and productivity are strongly related. The contribution of IT to economic growth can only be realized when and if these technologies are widely diffused and used. Within this context, understanding the factors affecting the decision to adopt and the extent of IT use by adopters is crucial not only for applied economists, but also to creators and producers of such technologies. Using a data set for Portuguese firms, our estimation results suggest that the significant drivers of intra firm diffusion are: firm size, workers skills, technological capacities and outsourcing partner usage. 

 

Keywords: information technologies, diffusion, adoption, cluster analysis, probit model

 

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Using the Probabilistic Model Checker PRISM to Analyze Credit Card Use  pp35‑44

Amani El Rayes, Mevliyar Er

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e‑Commerce, Business Methods and Evaluation of Payment Methods in Nigeria  pp45‑50

Michael Adeyeye

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