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How do small firms use ICT for business purposes?: a study of Swedish technology-based firms
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences, Innovation and Design.
2009 (English)In: International Journal of Electronic Business, ISSN 1470-6067, E-ISSN 1741-5063, Vol. 7, no 5, 536-550 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This study examines the extent to which Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability is possessed and utilised by technology-based small firms and investigates the contingent effect of firm size and age on ICT capability. The empirical base is a survey with data from 291 technology-based small Swedish firms. The result suggests that technology-based small firms are high users of ICT in several areas. Regarding contingency effects, firm size was related to significant differences in the utilisation of ICT. Although the smallest firms as a whole use ICT less, a substantial part of them are high users.

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2009. Vol. 7, no 5, 536-550 p.
Keyword [en]
fasteass, Industrial engineering and economy - Industrial organisation, administration and economics
Keyword [sv]
Industriell teknik och ekonomi - Industriell organisation, administration och ekonomi
Research subject
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-9119DOI: 10.1504/IJEB.2009.032039Local ID: 7aeb5990-1d35-11de-aa3f-000ea68e967bOAI: diva2:982057
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Validerad; 2010; 20090330 (vinpar)Available from: 2016-09-29 Created: 2016-09-29Bibliographically approved

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