International Journal of E-Adoption (IJEA)
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International Journal of E-Adoption (IJEA)

Editor-in-Chief: Hayden Wimmer (Georgia Southern University, USA)
Indexed In: Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), INSPEC and 12 more indices
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2009
ISSN: 1937-9633|EISSN: 1937-9641|DOI: 10.4018/IJEA
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E-adoption has been the central focus of the 21st century since both organizations and individuals around the globe are adopting the internet and other internet-based technologies for their daily and business activities. Businesses are adopting internet-based technologies for personal increase efficiency, improving marketing, reducing costs, increasing turnover, and profitability. Individuals are using e-adoptions for empowering themselves through their online active participations through a number of different activities. There have been worldwide success stories about how e-adoption has impacted individuals and organizations. It has been reported that through e-mail and web sites, human rights organizations in Egypt, the Palestinian territories, and elsewhere disseminate information far more effectively than ever before, despite their modest resources and limited access to the local media. On one hand, e-adoption has provided opportunities for individuals, communities, and organizations to participate in the knowledge-based society effectively. On the other side, it has also evoked many issues such as digital divide, knowledge divide, access and accessibility barriers, social relationships, work, culture, political participation, social empowerment, spatial boundaries, and the socio-economic impact of e-adoption.

The International Journal of E-Adoption (IJEA) is a double-blind refereed international journal whose focus is to promote research in the area of e-adoption. IJEA distinguishes itself as a unique journal to cover the wide facets of e-adoption ranging from infrastructural research to socio-economic impact. The thrust of IJEA is to publish papers of both theory and practice that provide guidance to the policy makers, decision makers and practicing managers in business, industry, government, and academia for various e-adoption perspectives. IJEA draws on a wide range of disciplines, including information systems, computer science, decision sciences, operations management, marketing, cognitive psychology, social psychology, strategic management, and communication. As the use of internet technologies and electronic commerce revolution is growing, it is catching the attention of researchers worldwide. Researchers are trying to understand organizational, demographic, cultural factors, and socio-economic influences for e-adoption and how e-adoption has an impact at individual, firm, and country level.

Topics Covered

  • Adoption and diffusion of e-technologies among firms
  • Adoption e-government services
  • Adoption of e-government and its outcomes
  • Adoption of e-learning
  • Adoption of radio frequency identification technology
  • Architecture of e-workspace
  • Assessment of e-adoption and diffusion models
  • Cross-national e-adoptions
  • Determinants of e-adoption in small and medium-sized enterprises
  • Digital divides and the e-adoption
  • E-adoption and supply chain
  • E-adoption and supply chain management
  • E-adoption in healthcare organizations
  • E-commerce adoption by non-profit organizations
  • Economic cost of e-adoption
  • Effects of e-readiness factors on e-business adoption
  • E-governance and service delivery
  • E-health adoption
  • E-learning architectures
  • Electronic community networking and community-based technologies
  • Empowering virtual communities with mobility
  • Examining the impact of organizational characteristics on the extent of e-commerce adoption
  • Examining the socio-economic determinants of e-adoption
  • Factors affecting the e-adoption
  • Factors influencing the adoption of internet banking
  • Factors influencing the e-adoption of wireless technologies
  • Framework for e-adoption in government
  • Human factors challenges of e-workspaces
  • Impacts of government intervention on e-adoption
  • Internet adoption by SMEs
  • Major barriers and facilitators for the e-adoption
  • Managing knowledge in e- adoption
  • Model for e-commerce adoption
  • Perceptions and adoption of online banking
  • Privacy and security issues in e-world
  • Relationship between consumers' trust and e-commerce adoption
  • Role of individual and organizational factors in the e-adoption
  • Role of knowledge in the adoption of new technologies
  • Significant predictors of e-adoption
  • Social networks and e-adoption
  • Spatial externalities and e-adoption

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of E-Adoption (IJEA) is to broaden the overall body of knowledge in Internet and other information and communication technologies adoption at the firm, state, and country levels through contemporaneous research. IJEA publishes papers of both theory and practice that provide guidance to the policy makers, decision makers, and practicing managers in business, industry, government, and academia for various e-adoption perspectives.

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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Hayden Wimmer, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Information Technology at Georgia Southern University. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in Information Systems, an M.S. in Information Systems from UMBC, an M.B.A. from the Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg campus and a B.S. in Information Systems from York College of PA. Prior to academia, he worked in industry for over 10 years in different capacities in Information Technology performing programming, web design and administration, server administration, network configuration, database administration, and technical support on all levels. His research interests include artificial intelligence and data mining and science.

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
Sushil Sharma, Ball State University, United States
International Advisory Board
Orkun YILDIZ, Izmir Democracy University, Turkey ORCID
Associate Editors
Alshawi Sarmad, Brunel University, United Kingdom
Chen-Ya Wang, National Open University, Taiwan
Chia-Wen Tsai, Ming Chuan University, Taiwan
Donald Amoroso, Auburn University Montgomery, United States
Jie Du, Grand Valley State University, United States
Loreen Powell, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, United States
Rajeev Raje, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis, United States
Editorial Review Board
Abhijit Roy, University of Scranton, United States
Abhishek Behl, O P Jindal Global University, India ORCID
Alcina Prata, Higher School of Management Sciences ESCE, Portugal
Burcu Adıguzel Mercangöz, Istanbul University, Avcilar Campus Istanbul, Turkey
Carl Rebman, Jr., University of San Diego, United States
Chandana Unnithan, Torrens University Australia, Canada ORCID
Changsoo Sohn, St. Cloud State University, United States
Chengbo Wang, Edge Hill University, United Kingdom
Chung-Yean Chiang, University of South Carolina Upstate, United States
Costake Nicolae, CMC Certification Committee, United States
David Barnes, University of Westminster, United Kingdom
Dick Whiddett, Massey University, New Zealand
Divya Preetha, VIT University, Chennai Campus, India ORCID
G. Erickson, Ithaca College, United States
Gashaw Kebede, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia ORCID
Gottfried Vossen, University of Muenster, Germany
Harilaos Koumaras, National Center For Scientific Research - Demokritos, Greece ORCID
Iliana Nikolova, University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Immaculada Martinez-Zarzoso, Universitat Jaume I, Spain
James Lawler, Pace University, United States
James Piecowye, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates
Jinie Pak, Towson University, United States
Kam Vat, University of Macau, China
Kamel Rouibah, Kuwait University, Kuwait ORCID
Kangning Wei, Shandong University, China
Karna Naidoo, School of Information Systems and Technology, South Africa
Kenneth Hall, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, United States
Kürşat Çağıltay, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Laura Ripamonti, Universita di Milano, Italy
Lei Chen, Georgia Southern University, United States
Lejla Vrazalic, University of Wollongong in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Leonard Presby, William Patterson University, United States
Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal ORCID
Maria Lee, Shih Chien University, Taiwan
Maria Laura Caliusco, Universidad Technologica Nacional, Argentina
Mark Simkin, University of Nevada, United States
Meltem Ozturan, Bogazici University, Turkey
Michael Pollock, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Michael Wole Olatokun, University of Ibadan, Nigeria ORCID
Miguel-Ángel Sicilia, University of Alcalá, Spain
Nelson Leung, University of Wollongong, Australia
Oswaldo Lorenzo, University of Deusto, Spain
Paul Baker, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States ORCID
Pericles Loucopoulos, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Rahmath Safeena, Taif University, Saudi Arabia
Ramesh Chander Sharma, Ambedkar University Delhi, Delhi, India, India ORCID
Reima Suomi, University of Turku, Finland ORCID
Roy Rada, UMBC, United States
Russell Thackston, Georgia Southern University, United States
Saeed Tabar, Ball State University, United States ORCID
Shinyi Lin, National Taichung University of Education, Taiwan
Steve Reames, Angelo State University, United States
Surabhi Singh, IMS Ghaziabad, India, India ORCID
Tarkan Gürbüz, Middle East Technical University, Turkey ORCID
Tiong-Thye Goh, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Xiaoni Zhang, Northern Kentucky University, United States
Yew Siang Poong, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Yue Pan, University of Dayton, United States


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