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Influencing Factors Model of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Saudi Arabian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

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Abstract

There is no doubt that information communication technologies are shaping industries all over the world, restructuring economies, and creating jobs, shaping the way how we work, learn, and spend free times. The impact of ICT in development is well documented in the literature and supported by many empirical studies. The increased global attention on the positive impact of ICTs on the development can be illustrated by the US Department of Commerce Report ‘Digital Economy 2000’, which credits the ICT industry for approximately 8% of output in the US economy in the year 2000 and approximately 30% of growth over the past 8 years.

Keywords

Information Communication Technology Information Communication Technology Medium Enterprise Qualitative Comparative Analysis Digital Economy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Charles Sturt UniversityBathurstAustralia

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