A Study on the Factors Affecting Government-Support ERP Systems Adoption for SMEs

중소기업의 정부지원형 ERP시스템 도입 영향요인에 관한 연구

  • Received : 2013.08.19
  • Accepted : 2013.11.13
  • Published : 2013.12.30


Government initiatives are continuously being invested to nurture supporting business environment for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), such as government-support ERP systems project for SMEs. As such, scholars need to pay attention to SMEs can successfully adopt and manage government-support ERP systems. This study, therefore, conceptually developed and tested a research model for understanding what factors influence SMEs' intention to adopt government-support ERP systems. We obtained thirty samples from SMEs, which is organizational level, and data were analyzed using the partial least square (PLS) technique. The results of data analysis found that institutional pressure and resource dependence had positive effects on the adoption of government-support ERP systems. On the other hand, risk aversion of SMEs was found to have negative effects to adopt government-support ERP systems.


ERP;Government support;Institutional pressure;Resource dependency;Risk aversion


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