A Study on the Factors Influencing Customers in Mobile Commerce(MC): mainly in UK, Japan and Korea

이동상거래(Mobile Commerce) 기업의 성공을 위한 소비자 의사결정 요인에 관한 연구: 영국, 일본, 한국을 중심으로

  • 하태현 (우석대학교 컴퓨터교육과)
  • Published : 2005.12.31

Abstract

Nowadays, it is not unusual to buy and sell goods, service and information through the internet. As a result of rapid development of Information Technology(IT), business through the internet can be done without time Limitations, place restrictions and product limitations. However, internet shopping has been restricted a lot due to the need for physical connections to the internet in order to search for information and order what we want, and this is one of the biggest problems to the busy people of the 21st century. Therefore it is very natural to use mobile phones to do shopping through wireless internet easily and conveniently whilst on the move. The purpose of this research is to find out characteristics of mobile phone users in UK, Japan and Korea and 1) main aims of the mobile phone use, 2) reasons for ease of use of mobile phones, 3) favourite types of a mobile phone, 4) psychological stability of mobile phone users, 5) problems of mobile phone use, 6) purchase goods/services via mobile phone in the future. The research method used is questionnaire survey The research results will suggest how to take actions to promote mobile commerce in the future.

Keywords

M-Commerce;Mobile Commerce;Mobile Phone;Internal Shopping;UK;Japan;Korea