Enterprise Systems and Organizational Issues in IS
The backbone of the U.S economy is micro-enterprises which are the smallest form of business and are often owned by asingle entrepreneur with very limited resources. It appears that when these micro-enterprises adopt ICTs, their ability tosurvive and grow increases. Through two in-depth case studies, this research explains how Information Technology may beadopted and supported within micro-enterprises through the process of applying IT interventions targeted to their needs. Thefindings show that through IT interventions, micro-entrepreneurs have the potential to be psychologically empoweredthrough skill development and critical awareness enabling them to be positioned for positive cycles of growth.
Kamal, Mehruz, "The Role of Psychological Empowerment to Support IT Adoption in Micro-enterprises" (2011). AMCIS 2011 Proceedings - All Submissions. 428.