The Effect of Electronic Commerce on the Accounting Information System of Jordanian Banks

Adel M Qatawneh


This study aimed to determine the effect of electronic commerce (e-commerce) on Accounting Information System (AIS) in Jordanian banks. The study importance arises from the need to recognize e-commerce and AIS as the greatest development in the world of business, the variables that will be affected by e-commerce are: reliability of AIS on the bank, the operational performance, cost of reduction, customer services. To achieve the objectives of the study a questionnaire was designed and distributed to the society of the Jordanian bank sector. The data analysis found out that the banks in Jordan have positive impact towards information technology they agree on the benefit of e-commerce and what customer can get from it. The statistical analysis showed that e-commerce had a positive impact on the AIS and that e-commerce has a significantly statistical relationship with AIS itself, AIS development, cost reduction aspect in the AIS of the bank, the aspect of improving the operational performance of the bank’s AIS and finally with the customer service.

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International Business Research  ISSN 1913-9004 (Print), ISSN 1913-9012 (Online)

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