Towards successful e-payment systems: An empirical identification and analysis of critical factors

This research aims to explore the factors relating to e-payment system to be implemented where electronic processes enable the facilitation of online transactions. A secondary analysis revealed six factors which are argued to be 'critical' for customer adoption of these systems. The findings were further augmented by an online survey of 155 respondents where the perceived importance of the critical factors were correlated through: security, trust, perceived advantage, assurance seals, perceived risk and usability. The results demonstrate that three of the critical factors were necessary (security, advantage, web assurance seals) and three were relatively sufficient (perceived risk, trust and usability) through customer intentions to adopt an e-payment system. The study provides a valid overall awareness that these critical factors are important in designing a successful e-payment system.


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Citation Formats
S. Özkan Yıldırım and R. Hackney, “Towards successful e-payment systems: An empirical identification and analysis of critical factors,” presented at the 6th European and Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems, EMCIS (2009), Izmir, Turkey, 2009, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: