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The Impact of Culture Differences on Cloud Computing Adoption

  • Fan Zhao
  • Hans-Jürgen Scheruhn
  • Mark von Rosing
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8512)

Abstract

To cut cost, while increasing competitiveness, more and more small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are considering cloud computing technology for supporting their business processes.However, initial cost, possible long term cost, security, accessibility and transformation issues are concerned by the organizations.  By adopting LEADing Practices and Hofstede [16] national culture dimensions, this study provides substantive conclusions about the transformation effects of national culture dimensions on cloud computing acceptance in organizations.

Keywords

Cloud Computing National Culture Acceptance ERP 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fan Zhao
    • 1
  • Hans-Jürgen Scheruhn
    • 2
  • Mark von Rosing
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of ISOMFlorida Gulf Coast UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Department of Automation and InformaticsHochschule Harz UniversityGermany
  3. 3.University Research & Enterprise StandardsGlobal University AllianceDenmark

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