Challenges and Barriers of Implementing E-Commerce Technology Among SMEs in Sri Lanka

International Journal of Trend in Research and Development, Volume 4(6), ISSN: 2394-9333 (2017)

5 Pages Posted: 16 Mar 2018

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Surangi Arawwawala

University of Bolton

Kennedy Gunawardana

University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Date Written: 2017

Abstract

Small, Medium and Micro enterprises (SMEs) are considered as a key economic sector in Sri Lanka. The presence of e-commerce technologies has brought a vital impact on performance of the businesses. Although, Sri Lanka has a large number of SMEs, the number of the SMEs that adopts e-commerce technologies is low. Thus, it is important to overcome the challenges and barriers of implementing ecommerce technologies among SME sector in Sri Lanka. The aim of this research is to investigate the challenges and barriers of implementing e-commerce technologies among SME sector in Sri Lanka. This research identifies involvement of both SMEs in Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan Government's corporation to overcome the barriers and challenges in implementing e-commerce technologies in SME businesses in Sri Lanka.

Keywords: E-commerce technology, SME in Sri Lanka

Suggested Citation

Arawwawala, Surangi and Gunawardana, Kennedy, Challenges and Barriers of Implementing E-Commerce Technology Among SMEs in Sri Lanka (2017). International Journal of Trend in Research and Development, Volume 4(6), ISSN: 2394-9333 (2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3139407

Surangi Arawwawala

University of Bolton

Deane Road
Bolton, BL3 5AB
United Kingdom

Kennedy Gunawardana (Contact Author)

University of Sri Jayewardenepura ( email )

Nugegoda
Gandodawila
Gangodawila, Nugegoda 10250
Sri Lanka

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