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IJEEEE 2017 Vol.7(4): 246-254 ISSN: 2010-3654
doi: 10.17706/ijeeee.2017.7.4.246-254

Empirical Study of e-Procurement Adoption in Thailand

Siwaporn Kunnapapdeelert, Sirintorn Thepmongkorn
Abstract—E-procurement is a very important system driving supply chain management to be more efficient. Purpose of thisstudy is to understand e-procurement adoption situation in Thailand and analyze critical success factor of e-procurement implementation. Readiness, benefits, barriers and critical success factors of e-procurement adoption in Thailand were analyzed as a starting point. Factor analysis was then applied to indicate the factor affecting the implementation of e-procurement in Thailand. The results showed that most of the companies are ready to use e-procurement in the future. However, some companies do not have idea about the benefits and barriers of e-procurement adoption. It was also found that four main factors affecting the e-procurement adoption are reliability of information technology and supplier performance, user acceptance of e-procurement systems, financial and integration of e-procurement systems, and top management support.

Index Terms—E-Procurement, barriers, benefits, logistics, factor analysis, supply chain management.

Siwaporn Kunnapapdeelert is with Department of Logistics Management, Burapha University International College, Bangsean, Chonburi, Thailand (email: siwapornk@go.buu.ac.th).
Sirintorn Thepmongkorn is with Department of Management, Burapha University International College, Bangsean, Chonburi, Thailand.

Cite: Siwaporn Kunnapapdeelert, Sirintorn Thepmongkorn, "Empirical Study of e-Procurement Adoption in Thailand," International Journal of e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 246-254, 2017.

General Information

ISSN: 2010-3654 (Online)
Abbreviated Title: Int. J. e-Educ. e-Bus. e-Manag. e-Learn.
Frequency: Quarterly
Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Kuan-Chou Chen
Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Lau
Abstracting/ Indexing: EBSCO, Google Scholar, Electronic Journals Library, QUALIS, ProQuest, EI (INSPEC, IET)
E-mail: ijeeee@iap.org
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