Roya Gholami

Roya Gholami is a lecturer in Operations and Information Management Group, Aston Business School, Birmingham, UK. Her current research interests are IT business value, Green IT, IT adoption and diffusion, IT and Development. She has published in IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Information & Management, Journal of Global Information Management, Information Resource Management Journal, World Economy, Technovation and Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries.

Publications

Modeling Residential Energy Consumption: An Application of IT-Based Solutions and Big Data Analytics for Sustainability
Roya Gholami, Rohit Nishant, Ali Emrouznejad. © 2021. 28 pages.
Smart meters that allow information to flow between users and utility service providers are expected to foster intelligent energy consumption. Previous studies focusing on...
Sustainable Farming Practices, Awareness, and Behavior in Small Farms in Brazil
Breno Nunes, Roya Gholami, Dolores Añón Higón. © 2021. 23 pages.
This paper investigates the relationship between the use of digital and non-digital sources of information on sustainable farming practices, institutional pressure and adoption...
Information Technology/Systems Adoption in the Public Sector: Evidence From the Illinois Department of Transportation
Roya Gholami, Neetu Singh, Pranav Agrawal, Karina Espinosa, Dalal Bamufleh. © 2021. 23 pages.
State government has been moving from manual and paper-based processes to digital services. However, digital divide, declining trust in technology, and low IT/IS adoption rates...
The Impact of Smart Meter Installation on Attitude Change Towards Energy Consumption Behavior Among Northern Ireland Households
Roya Gholami, Ali Emrouznejad, Yazan Alnsour, Hasan B. Kartal, Julija Veselova. © 2021. 19 pages.
The continuous development of energy management systems, coupled with a growing population, and increasing energy consumption, highlights the necessity to develop a deep...
The Impact of Smart Meter Installation on Attitude Change Towards Energy Consumption Behavior Among Northern Ireland Households
Roya Gholami, Ali Emrouznejad, Yazan Alnsour, Hasan B. Kartal, Julija Veselova. © 2020. 17 pages.
The continuous development of energy management systems, coupled with a growing population, and increasing energy consumption, highlights the necessity to develop a deep...
An Investigation into the Factors Affecting E-Commerce Adoption Decisions by SMEs: A Study in Saudi Arabia
Sabah Abdullah Al-Somali, Roya Gholami, Ben Clegg. © 2015. 38 pages.
Electronic commerce (e-commerce) has become an increasingly important initiative among Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) as both a great opportunity and as a source of...
An Investigation into the Adoption of Electronic Commerce Among Saudi Arabian SMEs
Sabah Abdullah Al-Somali, Roya Gholami, Ben Clegg. © 2013. 25 pages.
Despite the proliferation of e-commerce adoption by SMEs and the world-wide growth of e-commerce, in general there is a paucity of empirical studies that examine the adoption of...
An Investigation into the Adoption and Implementation of Electronic Commerce in Saudi Arabian Small and Medium Enterprises
Sabah Abdullah Al-Somali, Ben Clegg, Roya Gholami. © 2013. 24 pages.
Saudi Arabian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) will face fierce competition from new entrants to local markets as a result of their accession to the Word Trade Organisation...
ICT Diffusion and Foreign Direct Investment: A Comparative Study between Asia-Pacific and the Middle Eastern Economies
Farid Shirazi, Dolores Añón Higón, Roya Gholami. © 2012. 27 pages.
This chapter investigates the impact of inward and outward FDI on ICT diffusion in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions for the period 1996-2008. The results indicate that...
The Core Critical Success Factors in Implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
Payam Hanafizadeh, Roya Gholami, Shabnam Dadbin, Nicholas Standage. © 2012. 28 pages.
The Implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems require huge investments while ineffective implementations of such projects are commonly observed. A considerable...
Foreword
Roya Gholami. © 2011. 2 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Adoption, Usage, and Global Impact of Broadband Technologies: Diffusion, Practice and Policy.
An Investigation into the Adoption and Implementation of Electronic Commerce in Saudi Arabian Small and Medium Enterprises
Sabah A. Al-Somali, Ben Clegg, Roya Gholami. © 2011. 25 pages.
Saudi Arabian Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) will face fierce competition from new entrants to local markets as a result of their accession to the Word Trade Organisation...
An Investigation into the Adoption of Electronic Commerce among Saudi Arabian SMEs
Sabah Abdullah Al-Somali, Roya Gholami, Ben Clegg. © 2011. 25 pages.
Despite the proliferation of e-commerce adoption by SMEs and the world-wide growth of e-commerce, in general there is a paucity of empirical studies that examine the adoption of...
The Post-Adoption Phase of Broadband in Small Businesses
Roya Gholami, Elizabeth Koh, John Lim. © 2010. 18 pages.
In spite of the increasing significance of broadband, many small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are unaware of or unappreciative of its benefits. This is potentially a problem for...
Is ICT the Key to Development?
Roya Gholami, Dolores Añón Higón, Payam Hanafizadeh, Ali Emrouznejad. © 2010. 18 pages.
Using panel data for 52 developed and developing countries over the period 1998-2006, this article examines the links between information and communication technology diffusion...
E-Business Adoption and its Impact on Performance
Sabah Abdullah Al-Somali, Ben Clegg, Roya Gholami. © 2010. 11 pages.
Organizations today face intense competitive and economic pressures leading to large scale transformation of existing business operations and transactions. In addition...
The Core Critical Success Factors in Implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
Payam Hanafizadeh, Roya Gholami, Shabnam Dadbin, Nicholas Standage. © 2010. 30 pages.
The Implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems require huge investments while ineffective implementations of such projects are commonly observed. A considerable...
Do Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Trade Openness Explain the Disparity in ICT Diffusion between Asia-Pacific and the Islamic Middle Eastern Countries?
Farid Shirazi, Roya Gholami, Dolores Añón Higón. © 2010. 23 pages.
This study investigates the impact of FDI and trade openness on ICT diffusion in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions from 1996-2005. The results indicate that while...
Factors Affecting e-Payment Adoption in Nigeria
Roya Gholami, Augustine Ogun, Elizabeth Koh, John Lim. © 2010. 17 pages.
The payment system of a country plays a crucial role in its economy; however, despite the benefits of e-Payment and efforts by financial authorities, Nigeria still has a low...
A Survey on the Adoption and Usage of Broadband Internet
Roya Gholami, John Lim, Sang-Yong Tom Lee. © 2008. 17 pages.
In spite of the increasing significance of broadband Internet, there are not many research papers explicitly addressing issues pertaining to its adoption and postadoption....