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dc.contributor.advisor Pelser, G. P. J. Ledwaba, Nape Frances
dc.contributor.other Fatoki, O. O 2019-04-11T08:25:07Z 2019-04-11T08:25:07Z 2018
dc.description Thesis (M. Com.) --University of Limpopo, 2018 en_US
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficiency and effectiveness of e-business applications when used for the creation and delivering of value propositions that the target markets that businesses desire to achieve in the Limpopo Province. The study had three objectives. (1) To identify the e-business applications that can be used in the development of new value propositions for businesses (2) To identify the benefits that the use of e-business applications offers to businesses (3) To determine the relationship between the use of e-business applications and the operational performance of the value propositions. The study was quantitative in nature. Exploratory and descriptive research were utilised to the use of e-business applications by businesses. A sample size of 330 businesses was used. The questionnaire was based on a thorough theoretical basis and a pilot study was conducted to improve the validity. The Cronbach alpha test was conducted to ascertain the reliability of the research instrument. Data was collected through the use of self-administered questionnaires in a survey. SPSS was used for data analysis. The results indicate the e-business applications, the benefits of e-business and the relationship between the e-business applications and operational performance of value propositions. Recommendations to businesses utilise e-business applications so that they are able to create and deliver value propositions in an efficient and effective manner are made. en_US
dc.format.extent xiv, 126 leaves en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.relation.requires pdf en_US
dc.subject E-business. en_US
dc.subject e-business applications en_US
dc.subject benefits of e-business en_US
dc.subject operational performance measures en_US
dc.subject Value propositions en_US
dc.subject Polokwane Local Municipality en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Electronic commerce--Limpopo. en_US
dc.title The impact of e-business applications on the operational performance of businesses in the Limpopo Province en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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