The Integration of Computer Technology in Small Businesses


  • Leanne C. McGrath University of South Carolina Aiken
  • Richard A. Heiens University of South Carolina Aiken


 In an effort to more fullv  understand the use of computers and information technology in the small business  sector, a survey was conducted of small business owners in the state of South Carolina. Based on this survey, the present study investigates  the extent of computer and information technology integration in small businesses, identifies the major computer applications used by small business, and explores the use of e-mail and Internet technology by small businesses. The authors conclude that small business owners do not sufficiently take advantage of computers and information technology  for  either  operational  or  strategic assistance,  or for   comunications  and promotion.


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The Integration of Computer Technology in Small Businesses. (2001). Journal of Small Business Strategy (archive Only), 12(1), 62-69.