The Internet-EDI Systems Adoption by Enterprises in Jordan: Descriptive analysis of Adoption, Strategies and Benefits


This paper reviewed and explored the current extent of the Internet Electronic Data Interchange systems adoption in Jordan particularly in the SME sector. Also the paper presented the benefits of IEDI adoption and showed the main obstacles facing the SME in Jordan to adopt. This paper used the descriptive and theoretical analysis approaches for collecting and analysis the historical and archived data. The literature showed that Jordan, as a developing country, has achieved forward steps in introducing the Internet to the different sectors of life. The adoption of the electronic tools in business became a governmental target in recent years to make it possible for SMEs to be able to continue to achieve success in their business [1]. Most of Jordanian SMEs have little or no competitive pressure to use I-EDI systems, since most suppliers, customers and other competitors do not seem to promote I-EDI systems. The study concluded that SMEs in Jordan could grow and become larger companies, and supporting national economy. Thus it is very important to develop and grow Jordanian SMEs by doing more research.

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A. Bakri, "The Internet-EDI Systems Adoption by Enterprises in Jordan: Descriptive analysis of Adoption, Strategies and Benefits," International Journal of Internet and Distributed Systems, Vol. 1 No. 3, 2013, pp. 18-24. doi: 10.4236/ijids.2013.13004.

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