An Empirical Study of Problems in Implementation of Electronic Commerce in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Iftekhar Ahmad, Anand Mohan Agrawal


This research paper has examined the statistical significance of various problems in implementation of
e-commerce solution in business organizations in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. KSA (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
has witnessed substantial progress in the field of ICT related infrastructural development in the first decade of
21st century. However, despite these positive developments and abundant resources, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
(KSA) in particular and GCC member countries in general have not been able to catch up with the pace of digital
development in the rest of the world. The research paper attempts to identify the problems in implementing
e-commerce in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This research paper on the basis of analysis of data through
hierarchical multiple regression modeling and multiple response analysis of the data has identified statistically
significant problems in implementation of e-commerce in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and outlined key policy
options that this country as well as other GCC nations can consider in formulation of policies to stimulate,
support and maximize the effect e-commerce has on their economies.

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