Adoption of Information and Communication Technology in Small and Medium Enterprises: A Synthesis of Literature
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are an important component of the economy of a country. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) offers tremendous opportunities for the growth and development of SMEs. A number of researchers have tried to explore and investigate issues related to the adoption of ICT. This paper reviews the studies that emphasize the need to adopt ICT in SMEs, benefits of ICT in SMEs, identifies problems in adoption and offers suggestions for overcoming barriers to adoption.