Princely Ifinedo

Princely Ifinedo, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Shannon School of Business at Cape Breton University, Canada. He holds a doctoral degree in Information Systems from the University of Jyväskylä (Eximia Cum Laude Approbatur) and master’s degrees from the University of London and Tallinn University of Technology. He has presented research at various international IS conferences (including a Best Track Paper at the 2008 AMCIS), contributed chapters to several books/encyclopedias, and published in several reputable peer-reviewed journal including JCIS, DATABASE, JSS, CHB, JOCEC, JITM, IMDS, EIS, IJITDM, JITD, JITM, JGTIM, EG, JISP, and Internet Research. He has authored (and co-authored) more than 80 publications. Dr. Ifinedo’s current research interests include ERP system success measurement, global IT management, IT adoption in SMEs and healthcare, cross-cultural issues in IS, IS security and privacy issues, and the diffusion of IS in transiting and developing economies. He is affiliated with AIS, ISACA, and DSI.

Publications

Using Panel Data Analysis to Uncover Drivers of E-Participation Progress: A Global Insight and Regional Perspectives
Princely Ifinedo, Amar Anwar, Danny Cho. © 2021. 24 pages.
This paper examines and uncovers the key drivers of e-participation progress or growth over the years, globally and regionally. The authors used fixed-effects regression model on...
Using an Extended Theory of Planned Behavior to Study Nurses' Adoption of Healthcare Information Systems in Nova Scotia
Princely Ifinedo. © 2018. 19 pages.
This study used the theory of planned behavior (TPB), which was extended to include relevant constructs such as computer self-efficacy, anxiety and habit, to investigate...
E-Commerce Adoption in Nigerian Businesses: An Analysis Using the Technology-Organization-Environmental Framework
Uyinomen O. Ekong, Princely Ifinedo, Charles K. Ayo, Airi Ifinedo. © 2013. 22 pages.
Business organizations around the world engage in e-commerce (EC) and e-business to support business operations and enhance revenue generation from non-traditional sources....
Leveraging Developing Economies with the Use of Information Technology: Trends and Tools
Abel Usoro, Grzegorz Majewski, Princely Ifinedo, Iwara Arikpo. © 2012. 326 pages.
No aspect of business, public, or private lives in developed economies can be discussed today without acknowledging the role of information and communication technologies (ICT)....
The Influence of National IT Policies, Socio-economic Factors, and National Culture on Network Readiness in Africa
Airi Ifinedo, Princely Ifinedo. © 2012. 23 pages.
This study examines the influence of national IT policies, socio-economic and cultural factors on the network readiness of African countries. The capability and level of...
E-commerce Adoption in Nigerian Businesses: An Analysis Using the Technology-Organization-Environmental Framework
Uyinomen O. Ekong, Princely Ifinedo, Charles K. Ayo, Airi Ifinedo. © 2012. 23 pages.
Business organizations around the world engage in e-commerce (EC) and e-business to support business operations and enhance revenue generation from non-traditional sources....
An Empirical Evaluation of the Effects of Gender Differences and Self-efficacy in the Adoption of E-banking in Nigeria: A Modified Technology Acceptance Model
Charles K. Ayo, Princely Ifinedo, Uyinomen O. Ekong, Aderonke Oni. © 2012. 14 pages.
The issues of gender disparity in the usage of information technology (IT), as well as self-efficacy, have received considerable interest and attention among researchers in...
Relationships between Information Security Concerns and National Cultural Dimensions: Findings in the Global Financial Services Industry
Princely Ifinedo. © 2011. 20 pages.
This study investigates the relationships between the contextual factor of national culture and information security concerns in the global financial services industry (GFSI)....
The Internet and SMEs in Sub-Saharan African Countries: An Analysis in Nigeria
Princely Ifinedo. © 2011. 8 pages.
The Internet is a global network of interconnected computers using multiple Internet protocols (IP). Increasingly, it is being used to enhance business operation by both small...
International Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Human Development (IJICTHD)
Hakikur Rahman. Est. 2009.
Information and communication technologies are directly influencing the way human beings are engaging themselves in their routine activities. The governance including...
Factors Affecting E-Business Adoption by SMEs in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Exploratory Study from Nigeria
Princely Ifinedo. © 2009. 22 pages.
The use of information communication technologies (ICT) especially the Internet by small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is on the increase in many regions of the world...
E-Government Growth Barriers in Sub-Saharan Africa
Princely Ifinedo. © 2009. 6 pages.
E-government, as described by the World Bank, is the use of information and communications technologies (ICT) to transform government by making it more accessible, effective, and...
Web-Based Course Management Systems (WCMS) Acceptance with College Students in Estonia
Princely Ifinedo. © 2009. 8 pages.
The objective of this article is to present the results of a study that investigates the acceptance of WCMS among college students in Estonia. The country is an emerging economy...
The Internet and SMEs in Sub-Saharan African Countries: An Analysis in Nigeria
Princely Ifinedo. © 2009. 6 pages.
The Internet is a global network of interconnected computers using multiple Internet protocols (IP). Increasingly, it is being used to enhance business operation by both small...
The Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) and the Continuance Intention
Princely Ifinedo. © 2009. 16 pages.
In this study, we investigate the influence of two external influences i.e., Ease of finding and Computer anxiety on the technology acceptance model (TAM) and the continuance...
Information Technology Security Concerns in Global Financial Services Institutions: Do Socio-Economic Factors Differentiate Perceptions?
Princely Ifinedo. © 2009. 16 pages.
Practitioners in Global Financial Services Institutions (GFSI) know that they must concern themselves with protecting customer data and thwart emerging threats in their industry....
Moving Towards E-Government in a Developing Society: Glimpses of the Problems, Progress, and Prospects in Nigeria
Princely Ifinedo. © 2008. 17 pages.
The use of information communication technologies (ICT) in governance is growing rapidly in many parts of the world. Developing countries in Africa are also making efforts to...
A Study of the Relationships between Economic Climates, National Culture, and E-Government Readiness: A Global Perspective
Princely Ifinedo. © 2008. 14 pages.
As information communication and technologies (ICT-) enabled services such as e-government initiatives diffuse globally, it is becoming clear that some nations are not faring as...
Investigating the Antecedents of Continuance Intention of Course Management Systems Use among Estonian Undergraduates
Princely Ifinedo. © 2007. 17 pages.
This study examines the factors influencing Estonian college student retention in course management systems (CMS). The study employed a sample of 72 students with experience in...
Moving Towards E-Government in a Developing Society: Glimpses of the Problems, Progress, and Prospects in Nigeria
Princely Ifinedo. © 2007. 19 pages.
The use of information communication technologies (ICT) in governance is growing rapidly in many parts of the world. Developing countries in Africa are also making efforts to...
Factors Affecting E-Business Adoption by SMEs in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Exploratory Study from Nigeria
Princely Ifinedo. © 2006. 29 pages.
The use of information communication technologies (ICT) especially the Internet by small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is on the increase in many regions of the world...