Show simple item record Ledwaba, N. F. Pelser, G. P. J. Fatoki, O. O. 2019-10-11T08:19:53Z 2019-10-11T08:19:53Z 2019 2019
dc.description Journal article published in The 4th Annual International Conference on Public Administration and Development Alternatives 03 - 05 July 2019, Southern Sun Hotel, OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa en_US
dc.description.abstract The paper investigates the use of and resultant benefits of e-business applications within the Capricorn District Municipality in the Limpopo Province. E-business applications are components of e-business such as e-commerce, and e-marketing which enable firms to perform their day-to-day activities with their partners and target market for developing and delivering value proposition to a firm's customers. The study uses the quantitative method to analyse the use and the benefits of e-business. Exploratory and descriptive research will be utilised to determine the use of e-business applications by businesses. A sample size of 330 businesses was used. The questionnaire was used for a pilot study conducted to improve the validity. The Cronbach alpha test was conducted to ascertain the reliability of the research instrument. Data were collected through the use of self-administered questionnaires in a survey. SPSS was used for data analysis. The results showed a clear exposition of the use of e-business applications, and the benefits that businesses experience when using e-business applications. Businesses experience several benefits when utilising e-business in their operational processes of developing value propositions. Business applications have a high impact on the operational performance of value propositions. E-business applications are easy and useful to implement in a business and provide relative inexpensive options for SME enterprises. Recommendations to businesses are to utilise e-business applications so that they are able to create and deliver value propositions in an efficient and effective manner. en_US
dc.format.extent 15 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher International Conference on Public Administration and Development Alternative (IPADA) en_US
dc.relation.requires Adobe Acrobat Reader 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.lcsh Electronic commerce en_US
dc.subject.lcsh E-speak (Computer network technology) en_US
dc.title The use and benefits of e-technology business applications en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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