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en established, but there is limited empirical research that assesses the e-commerce adoption in developing nations in the Arab word such as Saudi Arabia.
The study examined the perception of mobile phone users and their concerns regarding the gadget’s authentication and security. The results supported various studies in the previous literature mobile devices authentication. Therefore, the users need an advanced security for their mobile devices.
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In order to support the purposed research aim, four research objectives in the form of how e-commerce can benefit companies belonging to the SME sector, advantages and disadvantages of e-commerce technology, ways through which e-commerce can increase the profitability of SMEs, and reasons behind low adaptability rate of e-commerce by SMEs were formulated.
Saudi Arabia has approximately 5.5 million foreign workers, for instance, in the service and oil sector, which play a significant role in its economy. The Saudi government supports the growth of private sector so that the country may not over-depend on oil and also to reduce the unemployment rate (Sasson, 31).
Government is in critical control of all oil reserves that are in its possession. This accounts for approximately 92% of the revenue budget, which the country en joys (Gonzalez, 1583). However, the government is also stimulating private investment in order to avoid much overreliance on the present oil resources as well as generating more employment opportunities.
The influence of the young institutions has few residues from old economy, which endures unaffected. The viability of economic development depends on the manager’s dilemma. It is noted that countries that experience high-income are the logical regions that business develops based on the quality of resources and the stability of political and legal environments.
In the UK, internet based business have been operating for many years. In fact, the UK ranks as the most internet-based economy in the world3. The rate of E-commerce in the UK grows very fast, with its contribution to the economy being significant.
But considering a wide range of criteria, such as business honesty and responsibility, transparency, honesty in advertisement and promises, privacy and business integrity, Better Business Bureau (BBS) will get the highest privilege among the
The knowledge of psychological risks and privacy are the biggest risk factors affecting online shopping followed closely by financial risks and performance.
Regulation framework, organizational IT readiness and management