Computer based information systems (CBIS) adoption in small businesses : Hong Kong experience and success factors

Chi Wai CHUNG, Mo Lin, Moureen TANG

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)

3 Citations (Scopus)


The rapid development of computerized technology has led to increasing use of computer based information systems (CBIS) in small businesses. In view of the high cost of implementing and managing a CBIS, justifications for the application of computer technology in small businesses continue to be debated throughout the world. This study empirically investigates the current usage and success factors of CBIS in small businesses of Hong Kong and compares these findings with those of related studies in Canada, the United States, and Singapore. This research has identified several common global factors that would affect the CBIS success of small businesses:
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-22
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of Global Information Technology Management
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1999



  • Computer Based Information Systems; Success Factors; Small Businesses; Cross- Cultural Comparison; Hong Kong

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